Hampton, South Carolina Population 2021

2,477
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Hampton is a city located in Hampton County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,477, it is the 107th largest city in South Carolina and the 6855th largest city in the United States . Hampton is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -11.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,808 in 2010. Hampton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Hampton has a population density of 549 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hampton is $49,054 with a poverty rate of 14.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $115,200. The median age in Hampton is 41 years, 38.1 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Hampton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hamptonwas:

  • White: 48.79%
  • Black or African American: 45.51%
  • Other race: 2.62%
  • Asian: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hampton, South Carolina is 2,477 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,505.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,808.

Hampton, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,24948.79%
Black or African American1,16545.51%
Some Other Race672.62%
Asian481.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.82%
Two or More Races100.39%
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Hampton Population by Race

Hampton Population Pyramid $2021

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Hampton Median Age

41


Total

38.1


Male

43


Female

Hampton Adults

There are 2,034 adults, (473 of whom are seniors) in Hampton.

Hampton Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hampton Sex Ratio

Female

1,345

52.54%

Male

1,215

47.46%

Hampton Population by Age

Hampton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hampton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female6.9%93.1%
Male32.3%67.7%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
All60.2%39.8%
Married87.1%12.9%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hampton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1392.2360.2
Non Family5441.2251.1
Married4482.7887.1
Female1164.516.9
Male313.3232.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Hampton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade180.98%
9th to 12th Grade30716.65%
High School Graduate63534.44%
Some College40221.80%
Associates Degree28515.46%
Bachelors Degree1477.97%
Graduate Degree502.71%
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Hampton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hampton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White942802162
Black76758214
Other Race6767
Asian393921
Native American2121
2+ Races88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.85%.

Hampton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,064$37,656$24,441
Less Than 9th Grade$16,900$$
High School Graduate$27,639$29,292$23,426
Some College$34,758$40,506$24,659
Bachelors Degree$44,125$41,042$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,064

Average Earnings

$37,656

Average Male

$24,441

Average Female

Hampton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hampton Language by Age

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Hampton Language

95.60% of Hampton residents speak only English, while 4.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Hampton Language

Hampton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,16522219.06%
White1,22613511.01%
Multiple10880.00%

14.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.38%

Male Poverty Rate

18.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hampton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampton is Multiple, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampton is White, with 11.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.16%.

Hampton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.99%
High School17.65%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Hampton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed9.26%
Male Employed6.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hampton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hampton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,946$49,054
Families$39,842$66,236
Married Families$47,436-
Non Families$27,923$28,777
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Income by Household Type

Hampton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hampton Married by Age and Sex

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Hampton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hampton Marital Status by Race

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Hampton Marital Status

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182

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War70
Vietnam50
World War II17
Korea15
Second Gulf War

Hampton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+79
35 to 5470
65 to 7433
55 to 64
18 to 34

Hampton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black9711.87%
White858.22%

Hampton Veterans by Race

Hampton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hampton Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hampton Employment by Age

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Hampton Employment by Race

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Hampton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.81%

Born in Hampton

95.20%

Native Born

4.80%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

3.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.20% of Hampton residents were born in the United States, with 82.81% having been born in South Carolina. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hampton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,477-14-0.56%
20202,491-14-0.56%
20192,505-14-0.56%
20182,519-27-1.06%
20172,546-56-2.15%
20162,602-30-1.14%
20152,632-48-1.79%
20142,680-7-0.26%
20132,687-55-2.01%
20122,742-14-0.51%
20112,756-46-1.64%
20102,802-35-0.12%
20002,837-160-0.55%
19902,997-146-0.47%
19803,1432981.00%
19702,8450.00%

Hampton Population by Year