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The East Hampton CDP(1) had a population of 2,895 as of July 1, 2022. East Hampton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Hampton is located at latitude 41.5759 and longitude -72.5026 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the East Hampton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 400 feet.

The East Hampton Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The East Hampton Census Designated Place is located within Town of East Hampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Hampton: The Bell Town.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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East Hampton, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 2,895 (100%)
Population in Households 2,864 (98.9%)
Population in Families 2,396 (82.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 31 ( 1.1%)
Population Density 715
Diversity Index2 26


Median Household Income $89,956
Average Household Income $119,523
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $50,189
Wealth Index5 146


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,078 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $284,156
Average Home Value $292,147
Housing Affordability Index3 138


Total Households 1,156
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 816
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.98% -0.47%
Households -0.68% -0.28%
Families   -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.20%

East Hampton, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Hampton to the other 215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 100 54th
Population Density # 159 27th
Median Household Income # 128 41st
Housing Affordability Index # 145 67th
Per Capita Income # 135 38th
Diversity Index # 175 19th

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