Location of Hampton, Iowa
|o Total||4.43 sq mi (11.49 km2)|
|o Land||4.43 sq mi (11.49 km2)|
|o Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,145 ft (349 m)|
| o Estimate |
|o Density||948.14/sq mi (366.10/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0457225|
Hampton's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 42.743164, -93.207872.
At the 2010 census there were 4,461,123 people, 17,242 households, and 1,125,213 families living in the city. The population density was 1,007.0 inhabitants per square mile (388.8/km2). There were 1,971 housing units at an average density of 444.9 per square mile (171.8/km2). The racial makup of the city was 89.1% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 7.2% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.5%.
Of the 1,752 households 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.8% were non-families. 30.7% of households were one person and 15.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.05.
The median age was 38.9 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.
At the 2000 census there were 4,218 people, 1,766 households, and 1,110 families living in the city. The population density was 986.4 people per square mile (380.5/km2). There were 1,928 housing units at an average density of 450.9 per square mile (173.9/km2). The racial makup of the city was 90.90% White, 0.14% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 7.68% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.98%.
Of the 1,766 households 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 32.4% of households were one person and 18.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.89.
Age spread: 23.2% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.
The median household income was $33,005 and the median family income was $45,391. Males had a median income of $29,706 versus $20,909 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,907. About 7.0% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.
In 2007, the 200 MW Buffalo Creek Wind Farm was developed by Wind Capital Group and later sold to Alliant Energy later the same year. Hampton was at one time home of Winnebago Industries Fiberglass division until the plant was moved to Forest City, Iowa in 2008.
The Franklin Country Fair is held in Hampton. In past years the star attractions have been Marty Robbins, Marty Stuart, Luke Bryan, Trace Adkins, Rascal Flatts, David Nail, The Marshall Tucker Band and Lonestar. At the 2011 fair the acts were Lincoln Brewster, Kellie Pickler, and Charlie Daniels Band.
Beeds Lake State Park is located a few miles northwest of the city.
The city is intersected by two major highways: U.S. Route 65 and Iowa Highway 3. Interstate 35 is nine miles west of town. There is also an airport, Hampton Municipal, located on the city's southwest side.