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Hampton
Location of the city of Hamptonwithin Dakota County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Hampton
within Dakota County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Dakota
Area
 • Total 1.24 sq mi (3.21 km2)
 • Land 1.23 sq mi (3.19 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
991 ft (302 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 689
 • Estimate 
(2019)
697
 • Density 566.21/sq mi (218.70/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55031
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-26864
GNIS feature ID 0644612

Hampton is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 689 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Hampton has been in operation since 1856. The city took its name from Hampton Township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.36 square miles (3.52 km2), of which 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water. U.S. Highway 52; and State Highways 50 and 56 are three of the main routes in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 196
1910 190 −3.1%
1920 246 29.5%
1930 196 −20.3%
1940 224 14.3%
1950 275 22.8%
1960 305 10.9%
1970 369 21.0%
1980 299 −19.0%
1990 363 21.4%
2000 434 19.6%
2010 689 58.8%
2019 (est.) 697 1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census
HamptonMNwatertower2006
Water tower in Hampton, Minnesota.


2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 689 people, 245 households, and 175 families living in the city. The population density was 510.4 inhabitants per square mile (197.1/km2). There were 268 housing units at an average density of 198.5 per square mile (76.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 1.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 245 households, of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the city was 30.6 years. 29.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 35.1% were from 25 to 44; 20.4% were from 45 to 64; and 5.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.4% male and 46.6% female.

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