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Hampton is a borough in Hunterdon County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Jonathan Hampton, who donated land to a local church
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Hampton. For links to other places called Hampton, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hampton is 40.706N. The longitude is -74.956W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 541 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,591.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hampton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hunterdon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08827 ZIP code.
21% of Hampton residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hampton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hampton was $22,440, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Hampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Hampton include Imlaydale Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hampton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $438. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,487.
Hunterdon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hampton political report.
The average commute time for Hampton workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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