Hampton, Arkansas

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Hampton is a city in Calhoun County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,579 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Calhoun County[1].

Hampton is part of the Camden Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Hampton is located at 33°32′13″N 92°27′56″W / 33.53694°N 92.46556°W / 33.53694; -92.46556 (33.536831, -92.465521)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,579 people, 619 households, and 402 families residing in the city. The population density was 522.4 people per square mile (201.9/km²). There were 699 housing units at an average density of 231.2/sq mi (89.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 66.18% White, 32.05% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.08% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 1.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 619 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 79.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,057, and the median income for a family was $29,948. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $18,583 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,489. About 19.7% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.3% of those under age 18 and 20.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

Hampton | Harrell | Thornton | Tinsman

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