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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Retail trade (13.0%).
Detached houses: $229,422Here:$229,422State:$330,816
Townhouses or other attached units: $218,776Here:$218,776State:$310,878
In 2-unit structures: $101,716Here:$101,716State:$285,516
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,558Here:$159,558State:$242,971
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $266,889Here:$266,889State:$270,208
Mobile homes: $92,795Here:$92,795State:$37,843
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Obama (Democratic): 69.2%
McCain (Republican): 30.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,814 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,722 (0.9%)
Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hampton city is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.
Cities in this county include: Hampton.
Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.092 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.078 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 12.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 27 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.013 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.
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Neighboring counties: York County , Newport News city , Poquoson city .
Unemployment by year (%)
Current college students: 12,830
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
Number of foreign born residents: 5,778 (58% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.9%
Housing units in Hampton city with a mortgage: 22,242 (3,223 second mortgage, 2,081 home equity loan, 110 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,015
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Hampton city (%):
13.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,193 average adjusted gross income)
1.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,433 average AGI)Hampton city:1.20%Virginia average:0.41%
7.04% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($16,892 average AGI)
5.05% relocated from other states ($11,868 average AGI)Hampton city:5.05%Virginia average:4.24%
13.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,372 average adjusted gross income)
0.65% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,493 average AGI)Hampton city:0.65%Virginia average:0.22%
7.83% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($19,972 average AGI)
5.23% relocated to other states ($13,908 average AGI)Hampton city:5.23%Virginia average:4.13%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 18,581 (15,615 aged, 2,966 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.3. This is more than state average.
Mechanisms of homicide:
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 85.2. This is less than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
25,392 spouses, 40,408 children (37,152 natural, 924 adopted, 2,332 stepchildren), 3,078 grandchildren, 937 brothers or sisters, 933 parents, 2,085 other relatives, 3,066 non-relatives
Size of family households: 14,883 2-persons, 9,567 3-persons, 7,116 4-persons, 3,086 5-persons, 1,013 6-persons, 580 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 14,299 1-person, 2,938 2-persons, 301 3-persons, 132 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.
93.3% of residents of Hampton city speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
Population growth in Hampton city
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.14 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Year house built
49% of Hampton city residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Virginia.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,700
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Educational Attainment (%)
School Enrollment by Level of School (%)
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
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