Hampshire, Illinois

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Hampshire is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States.



Hampshire is located at 42°05′56″N 88°31′33″W / 42.098871°N 88.525792°W / 42.098871; -88.525792.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5 square miles (13 km2), all of it land.


Jake Goebbert was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 13th round in 2009. He attened Northwestern University after graduating Hampshire High School in 2006. Some more good sports players are Amy Wehrs and Kara Wehrs both go to the University of Kansas for volleyball and graduated in 2010.

Four schools are located within Hampshire city limits: Hampshire High School, Hampshire Middle School, Hampshire Elementary School and Gary D. Wright Elementary.

Home of small restaurant called "Chick n' Dip", which specializes in chicken.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,490 people, 1,015 households, and 792 families residing in the village. There were 1,051 housing units at an average density of 215.5/sq mi (83.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.21% White, 0.10% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.14% Asian, and 0.62% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.41% of the population.

There were 1,015 households out of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.6% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.28. Current President Josh Stien

In the village the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $58,519, and the median income for a family was $65,069. Males had a median income of $42,217 versus $29,934 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,143. About 2.3% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

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