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ZIP Code 03842

Primary City:Hampton, NH (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Rockingham
Timezone: Eastern (8:26pm)
Area code: 603 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.91, -70.81
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 03842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 03842. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 03842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 03842, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Hampton, NH
Unacceptable:
Hampton Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 03842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 03842 is located in southeast New Hampshire and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 03842 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 03842 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,345
Population Density 1,205 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,803
Median Home Value $328,600
Land Area 12.74 sq mi
Water Area 1.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,819
Median Household Income $67,251

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5285318603
5-9355362717
10-14421414835
15-19457366823
20-24534261795
25-29403310713
30-34382347729
35-39388424812
40-445945721,166
45-496416891,330
50-547117621,473
55-596586881,346
60-645916351,226
65-69449469918
70-74308349657
75-79236285521
80-84132209341
85 Plus111229340

Gender

 Male 7,656 50%
 Female 7,689 50%
Gender

Race

 White 14,745 96.1%
 Black Or African American 89 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2%
 Asian 191 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 78 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 203 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2418110128
25-34218378596
35-446833801,063
45-541,1544771,631
55-641,2303701,600
65-74797193990
75-84438150588
85 Plus13489223

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,229 47%
 Single Guardian 826 12%
 Singles 2,291 34%
 Singles With Roommate 473 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,228 77%
 Households with Kids 1,591 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17155126
24166107
35583138
46258120
58272154
66588153
77573148
85679135
97750127
107793170
117473147
128886174
137684160
1410678184
158777164
169988187
1710674180
188278160
198349132
2010149150

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 03842 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 03842 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 03842 real estate data, the median home value of $328,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 03842 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 03842 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 03842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,757 96.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 105 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 454 3.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,387 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,285 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,147 22%
 Households Vacant 2,984 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 547 18.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1.0%
 For Sale Only 128 4.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,155 72.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 3.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 95 5%
 1 Bedroom 449 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,057 54%
 3+ Bedroom 363 18%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $67,251 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 03842 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 03842 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 03842 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,283 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,492 28%
 No Earnings 3,740 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,283 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,492 28%
 No Earnings 3,740 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,583 85.9%
 Public transportation 35 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 315 4.1%
 Worked at Home 730 9.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 03842 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 210 4%
 High School Graduate 2,169 43%
 Associate's degree 404 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,477 30%
 Master's degree 582 12%
 Professional school degree 94 2%
 Doctorate degree 67 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,169 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 342 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 102 3.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 03842

ZIP Code 03842 is in the Hampton School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 03842.

Hampton Centre School
53 Winnacunnet Rd
Hampton, NH 03842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hampton School District
Adeline C. Marston School
4 Marston Way
Hampton, NH 03842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hampton School District
Hampton Academy
29 Academy Ave
Hampton, NH 03842
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hampton School District
Winnacunnet High School
1 Alumni Dr
Hampton, NH 03842
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Winnacunnet Coop School District
Sacred Heart School
289 Lafayette Rd
Hampton, NH 03842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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