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    165 Kathann Drive, Hampton, VA 23605
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    2018 Cunningham Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
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    260 Marcella Road, Hampton, VA 23666
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    5109 Goldsboro Drive, Hampton, VA 23605
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    • $1,275
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    1 Hampstead Heath Way, Hampton, VA 23666
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    2001 Commerce Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
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    117B Atlantic Ave, Hampton, VA 23664
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    • $1,835+
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    1220 N. King St, Hampton, VA 23669
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    2 Wyndham Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
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    2100 N. Campus Pkwy, Hampton, VA 23666
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    1600 Pennwood Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
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    70 Lakeshore Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
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    99 Tide Mill Ln, Hampton, VA 23666
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    1413 Old Buckroe Rd, Hampton, VA 23663
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    2604 West Pembroke Avenue, Hampton, VA 23661
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    2901-2907 West Mercury Blvd., Hampton, VA 23666
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    3605 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton, VA 23669
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    4900 Falcon Creek Way, Hampton, VA 23666
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    900 E Little Back River Road, Hampton, VA 23669
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    620 Pennsylvania Avenue, Hampton, VA 23661
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    714 Langley Avenue, Hampton, VA 23669
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    2010 Bancroft Drive, Hampton, VA 23663
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    6 Derby Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
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    1220 North King Street, Hampton, VA 23669
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    24 Salisbury Way, Hampton, VA 23669
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Average rent in Hampton, VA

$1,395/mo Hampton, VA average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Hampton, VA is $1,395.

Hampton, VA apartment rent ranges

About 34% of apartment rents in Hampton, VA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 2% of apartments. Around 54% of Hampton’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 10% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Hampton, VA rent trends

Getting around in Hampton, VA

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Hampton, VA last updated?

Prices and availability in Hampton, VA were last updated on 2 Dec 2022.

What are the best apartments in Hampton, VA?

The best apartments in Hampton, VA are: Abbington at Northampton, Lumen, Mill Creek Landing Apartments, Abbington at Hampton Center and Township in Hampton Woods.

What is the average rent in Hampton, VA?

The average rent in Hampton, VA is $1,395. Start your search for apartments in Hampton, VA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Hampton, VA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Hampton, VA is between $850 and $2,055. View all studio apartments in Hampton, VA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hampton, VA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hampton, VA is between $915 and $2,880. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Hampton, VA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hampton, VA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hampton, VA is between $795 and $2,960. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Hampton, VA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hampton, VA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hampton, VA is between $915 and $3,771. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Hampton, VA.

What type of rental buildings are in Hampton, VA?

In Hampton, 43% of the residents are renting compared to 57% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 8% of Hampton’s rentals, 58% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 33% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Hampton, VA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Hampton are about 37 years old, on average. Of these, 27% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 98% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 2% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Hampton, VA?

Studio apartments in Hampton are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 29% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 58% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Renter's guide to Hampton, VA

Welcome to Hampton, Virginia! This coastal city on the southeastern end of the Virginia Peninsula is the heart of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, comprising a total of seven cities. Money magazine recognized Hampton as one of the best places to live, and the city is considered a national model for youth development and civic engagement. The quality of life is exceptional in this waterfront city, partly due to its mild climate, but the low crime rates also mean it is one of the safest cities in Virginia. The city has been named one of the top 20 hot spots for young professionals to live and work by Next Generation Consulting, and the Center for Digital Government has consistently placed it on the list of the most technology-advanced cities in the nation for more than a decade.

Hampton is a forty-minute drive from Norfolk, Virginia; an hour drive from Virginia Beach, Virginia; a three-hour drive from Alexandria, Virginia; and a three-and-a-half hour drive from Washington, DC. Its nearest airport is Norfolk International Airport, and its nearest Amtrak train station is the Newport News Station.

Weather in Hampton is temperate and pleasant, with an average annual temperature of a balmy 70 degrees. Hampton experiences four seasons, with a drawn out summer that often extends from May into October. Summers are hot and humid with cool evenings, and Hampton is the warmest city in Virginia during the summer months. Winters are generally mild and the city receives an average of 6 inches of snowfall each year, which is below the national average. Hampton is also geographically positioned outside the region’s major storm tracks, meaning that the area typically does not see hurricanes or tropical storms. July is the hottest month, with an average high of 87 degrees, and January is the coldest, with an average low of 32 degrees.

Tips for renting in Hampton, VA

The Virginia Landlord-Tenant Act details the rights and responsibilities of Hampton tenants and landlords. Renters in Hampton are covered by the Landlord-Tenant Act if they live in an apartment building, any multi-family housing unit where services are shared with other residents, or a single family home that is one of over ten similar properties your landlord rents in your county (or four similar properties he or she rents in Hampton).

Under the Landlord-Act, tenants cannot charge more than two months’ rent for security deposits. If the landlord plans to withhold the security deposit at the conclusion of a lease, the renter must be notified within 30 days; otherwise, the security deposit should be returned to the tenant within 45 days with an itemized list of any deductions or charges. Your landlord is also legally required to give you a receipt any time you pay your rent by money order or cash - even if this isn’t directly written into your lease.

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Hampton, VA demographics

Hampton, VA has a population of 135,169 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 70,086 of Hampton’s residents are women and 65,083 are men. The median age of those who live in Hampton, VA is 36.3.

Living in Hampton, VA

Hampton, Virginia, boasts pleasant year-round weather and close proximity to the Virginia coast for beach getaways, fishing, and boating. Its prime location along Virginia’s major ports makes Hampton a good city for jobs in the shipping, ship repair, and manufacturing industries.

A downside of living in Hampton, VA, can be the traffic: the harbor and waterways have complicated Hampton’s road and transportation developments, and commuters often face congestion as a result.

As of the most recent census, the population of the Hampton Roads region, which includes Hampton, is majority Caucasian, with about 60% of the population identifying as white, 31% black, 5% Hispanic or Latino, and 4% Asian.

Hampton, VA households

  • 32,490 Family
    22,357 Non-family
  • 15,655 Children
    39,192 No Children
  • 54,847Total Number of Households
  • 2.38Average People Per Household
  • $57,041Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 54,847 households in Hampton, VA. 32,490 are family households and 22,357 are non-family households. There are 15,655 households with children in Hampton and 39,192 households without children. On average, about 2.38 people live in a household in Hampton, VA.

Things to do in Hampton, VA

A visit to Fort Monroe tops many lists of things to do in Hampton, VA. Fort Monroe is a former military installation used as early as 1609 by the first English settlers in Virginia. Today Fort Monroe is a national monument and a popular historic site for visitors and locals alike. The Fort Monroe Casemate Museum highlights the area’s history during the Civil War period, and visitors to Fort Monroe can see the prison cell occupied by the president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis and the quarters that General Robert E. Lee and President Abraham Lincoln stayed in as guests. For its great historical value, Fort Monroe is certainly a great free thing to do in Hampton.

Another popular activity for families in Hampton is a visit to the Virginia Air & Space Center, which is designed with kids in mind and features an array of interactive exhibits and a state of the art IMAX Theater. For those looking for free family fun in Hampton, Bluebird Gap Farm is a 60-acre farm with 150 domestic and wild animals. The petting zoo is sure to be a hit with young children, and Bluebird Gap Farm also regularly puts on special events, including an outdoor family movie series and the annual Blackbeard Festival, complete with historically accurate pirate re-enactors roaming Hampton’s waterfront!

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Another popular activity for families in Hampton is a visit to the Virginia Air & Space Center, which is designed with kids in mind and features an array of interactive exhibits and a state of the art IMAX Theater. For those looking for free family fun in Hampton, Bluebird Gap Farm is a 60-acre farm with 150 domestic and wild animals. The petting zoo is sure to be a hit with young children, and Bluebird Gap Farm also regularly puts on special events, including an outdoor family movie series and the annual Blackbeard Festival, complete with historically accurate pirate re-enactors roaming Hampton’s waterfront!

Hampton is also a great city for those who love the outdoors. Sandy Bottom Nature Park offers scenic walking and jogging trails, paddle boating, and picnic and playground areas for outdoor exploring. Buckroe Beach and Park is the area’s small local beach, equipped with waterside grills, kayaks for rent, and a pavilion for events and concerts. Boat tours are also a popular activity in Hampton, with several local companies offering chartered leisure cruises and themed tours of the city’s harbors.

Hampton is also a great city for those who love the outdoors. Sandy Bottom Nature Park offers scenic walking and jogging trails, paddle boating, and picnic and playground areas for outdoor exploring. Buckroe Beach and Park is the area’s small local beach, equipped with waterside grills, kayaks for rent, and a pavilion for events and concerts. Boat tours are also a popular activity in Hampton, with several local companies offering chartered leisure cruises and themed tours of the city’s harbors.

For shoppers, Peninsula Town Center in Virginia Beach is a large commercial and shopping development in Hampton with over 1 million square feet of retail space. Located in the Coliseum Central Business Improvement District in Hampton, Peninsula Town Center is the largest redevelopment project in the city’s history.

Among Hampton restaurants, buffet chain Golden Corral and country-style pub PBR & Tapps, which boasts a mechanical bull, are local favorites. The Buffalo Wild Wings and Olive Garden in Hampton are also hot spots for families and date nights, as are dinner and a movie at CinéBistro, a theater with reserved seating, leather recliners, and full service bistro meals and cocktails. Moviegoers in Hampton are in luck - there are two additional theaters in the city, the AMC Hampton Towne Centre 24 and the Cinema Café, which also offers a full menu of comfort food items and alcoholic beverages for the over-21 crowd.

Among Hampton’s cultural venues, the Hampton Coliseum is a large multi-purpose arena that can accommodate up to 13,800 guests for concerts and sporting events. Just across the street is the Hampton Roads Convention Center, whose white awnings are suspended to look like the sails of a ship in line with Hampton’s nautical theme. The Convention Center boasts 344,000 square feet of exhibit space and can fit over 14,000 guests, and draws thousands to Hamptons for meetings and conventions annually.

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Hampton, VA employment & economy

Shipbuilding and repair are major industries in the Hampton area due to the city’s proximity to Virginia’s ports. Government, education, healthcare systems, and the military are other critical sectors in the region.

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (a shipbuilding and manufacturing company), Sentara Healthcare, and the Riverside Health System are the three leading employers in the Hampton regional area. Within the city of Hampton proper, the largest employers are the NASA Langley Research Center (NASA’s oldest aerospace field center), the Hampton City Public Schools, and TE Connectivity, Ltd. (a manufacturing operation producing sensors and sensor-based systems for the aerospace industry).

Education in Hampton, VA

The Hampton City Schools public school system serves over 20,000 Hampton students in its 18 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 4 high schools. The district also has a gifted center for advanced students in grades 3-8, plus schools with focus programs in engineering and biotechnology/medicine and a magnet middle school. At the high school level, Hampton City Schools offer a non-traditional learning environment at the computer- and project-based Performance Learning Center, an alternative education program through Bridgeport Academy, and Adult GED classes. There are also 19 private schools in Hampton serving over 2,000 students. The majority of Hampton private schools are religiously affiliated with Christian and Baptist faiths.

Hampton University, a private, progressive institution of higher education, is located in Hampton, Virginia. With deep roots in American history and the African-American experience, Hampton University offers a wide range of technical, liberal arts, and graduate degree programs. Thomas Nelson Community College is a two-year college that is part of the Virginia Community College System and has campuses in Hampton, Newport News, and Williamsburg, Virginia. Bryant and Stratton College also has a campus in Hampton.

Other colleges and universities located within a short distance of Hampton include: Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University in Norfolk, and The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg.

Hampton, VA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Hampton, VA is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 36% completed some high school, 30% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 14% have a Bachelor Degree, and 9% have a Graduate Degree.

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