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Hampshire
  • Town in Illinois

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade C

editorial

Hampshire is a town in Illinois with a population of 5,909. Hampshire is in Kane County. Living in Hampshire offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Hampshire there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Hampshire and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Hampshire are highly rated.

About

About Hampshire...
Population
5,909

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$255,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,527
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Hampshire Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    47.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    15.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    205.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    186.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    79
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    25%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

Working in Hampshire

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$99,635
National
$64,994

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