Hampton, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 146,437. Estimated population in July 2020: 145,579 (-0.6% change)
Males: 72,579 (49.6%), Females: 73,858 (50.4%)

Zip codes: 23661, 23663, 23664, 23665, 23666, 23669.

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $39,532
Median house value: $91,100

Races in Hampton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.5%)
  • Black (44.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (9.0%), English (7.8%), United States (7.2%), Irish (7.1%), Italian (2.7%), French (1.9%).

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 51.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hampton

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hampton city

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

3.9% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +12,427 (+9.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Hampton:

  • COLUMBIA PENINSULA BEHAVIORIAL CENTER (2244 EXECUTIVE DRIVE)
  • SENTARA HAMPTON GENL HOSP (3120 VICTORIA BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hampton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hampton:

  • LANGLEY AFB (about 3 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 9 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: NGU)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 11 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hampton:

  • NORFOLK INTL (about 16 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: ORF)
  • HAMPTON ROADS EXECUTIVE (about 20 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: PVG)
  • CHESAPEAKE REGIONAL (about 27 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: CPK)
Amtrak stations near Hampton:

  • 7 miles: NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NORFOLK (MONTICELLO AVE. & VA. BEACH BLVD.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Hampton:

  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,249; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hamptonu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,884; Location: 99 Thomas Nelson Drive; Public; Website: www.tncc.cc.va.us)
  • VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 95; Location: 101 West Queens Way; Private, for-profit)
  • NEW HORIZONS REGIONAL EDUC CENTER SCH OF PRAC NURS (Full-time enrollment: 55; Location: 520 BUTLER FARM RD; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hampton:

  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 13,330)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 11,042)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,820)
  • ECPI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 20 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,083)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 33 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)

Schools

Public high schools in Hampton:

  • BETHEL HIGH (Students: 2,052; Location: 1067 BIG BETHEL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KECOUGHTAN HIGH (Students: 1,896; Location: 522 WOODLAND RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HAMPTON HIGH (Students: 1,588; Location: 1491 W QUEEN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PHOEBUS HIGH (Students: 1,364; Location: 100 IRELAND ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NEW HORIZONS REG ED CTR (Location: 520 BUTLER FARM ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NEW HORIZONS GOV SCHOOL (Location: 520 BUTLER FARM RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Hampton:

  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: PO BOX 9128; Grades: PK – 12)
  • HAMPTON CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 2419 N ARMISTEAD AVE; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 3100 BUTTERNUT DR; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Hampton:

  • JEFFERSON DAVIS MIDDLE (Students: 1,131; Location: 1435 TODDS LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BENJAMIN SYMS MIDDLE (Students: 1,119; Location: 170 FOX HILL RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • C. ALTON LINDSAY MIDDLE (Students: 975; Location: 1636 BRIARFIELD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • THOMAS EATON MIDDLE (Students: 882; Location: 2108 CUNNINGHAM DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • C. VERNON SPRATLEY MIDDLE (Students: 877; Location: 339 WOODLAND RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRANCIS W. JONES MAGNET MIDDLE (Students: 589; Location: 1819 NICKERSON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHRISTOPHER C KRAFT ELEM. (Students: 576; Location: 600 CONCORD DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LUTHER W MACHEN ELEM. (Students: 573; Location: 20 SACRAMENTO DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ALFRED S. FORREST ELEM. (Students: 542; Location: 1406 TODDS LN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CESAR TARRANT ELEM. (Students: 527; Location: 1589 WINGFIELD DR; Grades: PK – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Hampton:

  • GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 250 FOX HILL RD; Grades: PK – 5)
  • MARY ATKINS ELEMENTARY (Students: 297; Location: 2424 N ARMISTEAD AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 286; Location: 2311 TOWER PLACE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARY STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 14 NORTH WILLARD AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FAITH OUTREACHEDUCATION CENTER (Students: 152; Location: 3105 W MERCURY BOULEVARD; Grades: PK – 5)
  • CAPTAIN KIDDS CC – LEARNNG CTR (Students: 110; Location: 1781 OLD BUCKROE ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FOX HILL PRIVATE (Students: 105; Location: 415 FOX HILL RD.; Grades: PK – 5)
  • HOLLOMAN CHILDDEVLPMT-EDUC CTR (Students: 84; Location: 1520 TODDS LANE; Grades: PK – 1)
  • EMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 3311 KECOUGHTAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHILD’S DAY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 77; Location: 1601 TODDS LANE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Hampton:

  • HAMPTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,410,812; Location: 4207 VICTORIA BLVD; 286,659 books; 8,366 audio materials; 8,131 video materials; 411 serial subscriptions)