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Hampton, Pennsylvania
Location in Adams County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Adams County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
Township Reading
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Total 632
 • Density 1,050/sq mi (410/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 42-32320
GNIS feature ID 1176443

Hampton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 632 at the 2010 census.


Hampton is located in Reading Township at 39°55′42″N 77°3′25″W / 39.92833°N 77.05694°W / 39.92833; -77.05694 (39.928268, -77.057051). It is situated at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 94 (Carlisle Pike) and Pennsylvania Route 394 (Huntersville Hampton Road). By Route 94 it is 21 miles (34 km) north to Carlisle and 10 miles (16 km) south to Hanover.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has as area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 633 people, 222 households, and 172 families residing in the community. The population density was 1,010.2 people per square mile (387.9/km2). There were 238 housing units at an average density of 379.8/sq mi (145.9/km2). The racial makeup of the community was 97.79% White, 0.16% African American, 0.32% Asian, 0.79% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.05% of the population.

There were 222 households, out of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.18.

The population was spread out, with 31.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 37.1% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household in the community was $39,861, and the median income for a family was $40,156. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the community was $14,901. About 13.3% of families and 17.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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