Skip to Main Content
Hampton
  • City in Virginia

Report Card

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

editorial

Hampton is a city in Virginia with a population of 137,217. Hampton is in Hampton City County. Living in Hampton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hampton there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Hampton. The public schools in Hampton are above average.

About

About Hampton...
Population
137,217

Home Listings

Listings by Homes.com

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$219,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,255
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Hampton
Get Rates
  • Get a Verified Approval Letter (VAL)
  • 24/7 online support
  • Wide range of loan options
  • High customer satisfaction
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Hampton Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Map

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    160.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    61.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    197.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,439.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    269.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Hampton

Similar Places

Places like Hampton
  • grade B
    Newport News
    • City in Virginia
    • Rating 3.59 out of 5  421 reviews
  • grade B+
    Norfolk
    • City in Virginia
    • Rating 3.71 out of 5  420 reviews
  • grade A
    Virginia Beach
    • City in Virginia
    • Rating 4 out of 5  1,921 reviews
  • grade B+
    Richmond
    • City in Virginia
    • Rating 4.04 out of 5  655 reviews

Hampton Reviews

Rating 3.71 out of 5  317 reviews
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  
Rating 3 out of 5  

add-to-list