Hope, Indiana Population 2024

2,159

Hope is a city located in Bartholomew County and Decatur County Indiana. Hope has a 2024 population of 2,159. Hope is currently growing at a rate of 0.7% annually and its population has increased by 2.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,098 in 2020.

The average household income in Hope is $66,553 with a poverty rate of 13.3%. The median age in Hope is 32.6 years: 32.2 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Hope Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hope was:

  • White: 95.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.68%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,267.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.91% (61)
The current population of Hope, Indiana is 2,159 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,098.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,81695.48%
Two or more races653.42%
Black or African American130.68%
Asian80.42%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Hope Population by Race

Hope Population Pyramid 2024

Hope Median Age

32.6

Total

32.2

Male

35.5

Female

Hope Adults

There are 1,349 adults, (156 of whom are seniors) in Hope.

Hope Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hope Sex Ratio

Female98851.95%
Male91448.05%

Hope Population by Age

Hope Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7122.6779.520.5
Married3363.379.520.5
Non Family2101.1480.519.5
Female853.1976.523.5
Male813.4880.219.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hope Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade685.75%
Associates Degree12810.82%
Bachelors Degree12310.4%
Graduate Degree373.13%
High School Graduate44937.95%
Less Than 9th Grade443.72%
Some College33428.23%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hope Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hope Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1291,023160
2+ Races29290
Hispanic26200
Asian880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.17%.

Hope Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$38,362$39,018$37,750
Graduate Degree$61,250$57,500$0
High School Graduate$39,856$43,458$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$26,667$21,875$0
Overall$38,808$45,952$32,931
Some College$40,114$61,603$32,542

$38,808

Average Earnings

$45,952

Average Male

$32,931

Average Female

Hope Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hope Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hope Language

97.08% of Hope residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Hope Language

Hope Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,77821712.2%
Hispanic472553.19%
Multiple651116.92%

13.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.83%

Male Poverty Rate

15.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hope

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hope is Hispanic, with 53.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hope is White, with 12.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.01%.

Hope Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.11%
High School10.24%
Some College9.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Hope Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed12.43%
Male Employed7.25%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Hope Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hope Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$64,091$73,138
Households$60,268$66,553
Married Families$79,688$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,531$41,884

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hope Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hope Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hope Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hope Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hope Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

75

Number of Veterans

75

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War25
Vietnam21
First Gulf War16
Korea3
World War II0

Hope Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3421
55 to 6421
65 to 7415
75+10
35 to 548

Hope Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White755.79%
Hispanic412.9%

Hope Veterans by Race

Hope Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hope Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hope Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hope Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hope Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.23%

Born in Hope

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of Hope residents were born in the United States, with 84.23% having been born in Indiana. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hope Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,236160.72%
20282,220150.68%
20272,205150.68%
20262,190160.74%
20252,174150.69%
20242,159150.7%
20232,144170.8%
20222,127170.81%
20212,110120.57%
20202,098-140-6.26%
20192,238281.27%
20182,210160.73%
20172,19450.23%
20162,18990.41%
20152,180100.46%
20142,17080.37%
20132,16260.28%
20122,156291.36%
20112,127150.71%
20102,11200%

Hope Population by Year