Hampton, VA

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2020 Population
135,169
0.0948% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
36.3
0.276% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
15.3%
0.717% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$57,041
1.34% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$188,600
1.02% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
61,751
0.0502% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Hampton, VA had a population of 135k people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $57,041. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hampton, VA grew from 135,041 to 135,169, a 0.0948% increase and its median household income grew from $56,287 to $57,041, a 1.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hampton, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (49.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), White (Hispanic) (2.78%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%).

None of the households in Hampton, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Hampton, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hampton, VA are Thomas Nelson Community College (1,388 degrees awarded in 2020), Hampton University (960 degrees), and Asher Institute of Hampton (22 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Hampton, VA was $188,600, and the homeownership rate was 56.9%.

Most people in Hampton, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Hampton, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hampton, VA is home to a population of 135k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.73% of Hampton, VA residents were born outside of the country (6.39k people).

In 2018, there were 1.28 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.9k people) in Hampton, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.82k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.3% of Hampton, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hampton, VA was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hampton, VA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    66.9k ± 572
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    52.4k ± 240
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.82k ± 586
5.6%
Hispanic Population
7.6k people

In 2018, there were 1.28 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.9k people) in Hampton, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.82k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.6% of the people in Hampton, VA are hispanic (7.6k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    109,267 ± 8,063 people
  2. India
    94,596 ± 7,509 people
  3. Mexico
    56,409 ± 5,812 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 109,267 Virginia residents, followed by India with 94,596 and Mexico with 56,409.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.73%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
6.39k people
4.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.35k people

As of 2020, 4.73% of Hampton, VA residents (6.39k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hampton, VA was 4.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,354 ± 643
  2. Vietnam
    3,880 ± 439
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,721 ± 558

Hampton, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hampton, VA employs 61.8k people. The largest industries in Hampton, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,123 people), Manufacturing (7,486 people), and Retail Trade (5,862 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,000), Public Administration ($58,360), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,983).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,365. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

61.8k
2020 Value
± 2,167
−0.0502%
1 Year decline
± 4.69%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hampton, VA declined at a rate of −0.0502%, from 61.8k employees to 61.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hampton, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,957 people), Management Occupations (5,497 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,771 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hampton, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.8k
2020 Value
± 2,167
−0.0502%
1 Year decline
± 4.69%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hampton, VA declined at a rate of −0.0502%, from 61.8k employees to 61.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hampton, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,123 people), Manufacturing (7,486 people), and Retail Trade (5,862 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hampton, VA, though some of these residents may live in Hampton, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,550
Median earning men ± $2,133
$30,285
Median earning women ± $1,144

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($60,506), Manufacturing ($59,425), and Information ($52,227).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($51,219), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,707), and Manufacturing ($39,564).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Hampton, VA awarded 2,379 degrees. The student population of Hampton, VA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 3,642 male students and 6,173 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hampton, VA are Black or African American (1,302 and 55.2%), followed by White (754 and 31.9%), Hispanic or Latino (137 and 5.81%), and Two or More Races (85 and 3.6%).

The largest universities in Hampton, VA by number of degrees awarded are Thomas Nelson Community College (1,388 and 58.3%), Hampton University (960 and 40.4%), and Asher Institute of Hampton (22 and 0.925%).

The most popular majors in Hampton, VA are General Social Sciences (269 and 11.3%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (246 and 10.3%), and General Business Administration & Management (214 and 9%).

The median tuition cost in Hampton, VA for private four year colleges is $17,259.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Hampton, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 36%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 9,815 (37.1% men and 62.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 9,815 students enrolled in Hampton, VA, 37.1% men and 62.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 5,108 records, of which 66.9% were women and 33.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 96 degree-majors awarded
  2. 269 degree-majors awarded
  3. 128 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Hampton, VA was Biological & Physical Sciences with 96 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Hampton, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,388 degrees awarded
  2. 960 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Thomas Nelson Community College with 1,388 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 827 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hampton, VA, which is 0.533 times less than the 1,552 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 1,302 degrees mean that there were 1.73 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 754 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,259) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,607) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.823% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.842% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.66M), Some college (1.42M), and Bachelors Degree (1.41M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hampton, VA was $188,600 in 2020, which is 0.821 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $186,700 to $188,600, a 1.02% increase. The homeownership rate in Hampton, VA is 56.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hampton, VA have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hampton, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hampton, VA is $57,041. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Hampton, VA was Census Tract 111 with a value of $97,083, followed by Census Tract 103.07 and Census Tract 115, with respective values of $94,125 and $90,309.

Property

$188,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,684
$31,233
Median Property Taxes
±$1,367

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hampton, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hampton, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.9%
Homeownership
2020
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 56.9% of the housing units in Hampton, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 111
  2. Census Tract 103.07
  3. Census Tract 115

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hampton, VA was Census Tract 111 with a value of $97,083, followed by Census Tract 103.07 and Census Tract 115, with respective values of $94,125 and $90,309.

The following map shows all of the places in Hampton, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,041
Median Household Income
± $2,127
54.8k
Number of Households
± 1,941

In 2020, the median household income of the 54.8k households in Hampton, VA grew to $57,041 from the previous year's value of $56,287.

The following chart displays the households in Hampton, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hampton, VA is from Virginia.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2020, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.181% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.62%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.65%)

In 2020, 80.8% of workers in Hampton, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.62%) and those who worked at home (4.65%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hampton, VA have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in Hampton, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hampton, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hampton, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hampton, VA (19.9k out of 130k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hampton, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.5% of the population of Hampton, VA has health coverage, with 40.3% on employee plans, 14.7% on Medicaid, 9.13% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 9.74% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Hampton city, VA see 2316 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.7% decrease from the previous year (2405 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 941 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 320 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,316 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hampton city, VA

Primary care physicians in Hampton city, VA see an average of 2,316 patients per year. This represents a 3.7% decrease from the previous year (2,405 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hampton city, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.53%
Uninsured
40.3%
Employer Coverage
14.7%
Medicaid
9.13%
Medicare
18.6%
Non-Group
9.74%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hampton, VA declined by 7.16% from 8.11% to 7.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hampton, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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