Hope Mills, North Carolina Population 2020

16,082

Hope Mills is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 16,082, it is the 63rd largest city in North Carolina and the 2206th largest city in the United States. Hope Mills is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 5.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,176 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Hope Mills has a population density of 2,172 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hope Mills is $56,481 with a poverty rate of 15.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $919 per month, and the median house value is $128,600. The median age in Hope Mills is 33.3 years, 32.5 years for males, and 33.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.2 males.

Hope Mills Demographics

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

  • White: 57.89%
  • Black or African American: 29.95%
  • Two or more races: 6.88%
  • Native American: 2.49%
  • Asian: 1.80%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Hope Mills, North Carolina is 16,082, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,800.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,176.

Hope Mills, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,12557.89%
Black or African American4,72129.95%
Two or More Races1,0846.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native3932.49%
Asian2831.80%
Some Other Race1130.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander430.27%

Hope Mills Population Pyramid 2020

Hope Mills Median Age

33.3


Total

32.5


Male

33.8


Female

Hope Mills Adults

There are 11,104 adults, (1,383 of whom are seniors) in Hope Mills.

Hope Mills Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hope Mills Sex Ratio

Female

8,509

53.98%

Male

7,253

46.02%

Hope Mills Households and Families

Hope Mills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hope Mills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male78.3%21.7%
Married71.7%28.3%
All60.9%39.1%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female45.6%54.4%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6602.7660.9
Married2,5343.4971.7
Non Family1,7561.1352.9
Female1,1353.4245.6
Male2353.8378.3

3.42

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hope Mills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade860.89%
9th to 12th Grade5936.13%
High School Graduate2,65327.44%
Some College3,09031.96%
Associates Degree1,15911.99%
Bachelors Degree1,43214.81%
Graduate Degree6556.77%

Hope Mills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3034,9591,071
Black2,8122,663777
Hispanic839733103
Multiple Races32232255
Native American2662348
Asian22517758
Other Race1129724
Islander2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 27.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,413$41,869$25,739
Less Than High School$20,000$27,500$15,833
High School Grad$27,370$31,791$23,091
Some College$31,278$41,372$21,761
Bachelors Degree$44,776$54,792$35,833
Graduate Degree$51,806$74,500$45,954

$32,413

Average Earnings

$41,869

Average Male

$25,739

Average Female

Hope Mills Language

Hope Mills Language by Age

Hope Mills Language

90.24% of Hope Mills residents speak only English, while 9.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.01% of the population.

Hope Mills Poverty

Hope Mills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0111,02612.81%
Black4,65485518.37%
Hispanic1,38729521.27%
Multiple1,07620318.87%
Native37710628.12%
Other1123026.79%
Asian283134.59%

15.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.58%

Male Poverty Rate

16.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hope Mills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hope Mills is Native, with 28.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hope Mills is Asian, with 4.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.33%
High School13.48%
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater6.86%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.86%
Female Unemployed23.13%
Female Employed9.34%
Male Employed8.21%

Hope Mills Income

Hope Mills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,083$56,481
Families$57,157$64,321
Married Families$68,790-
Non Families$28,559$37,083

Hope Mills Marital Status

Hope Mills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hope Mills Married by Age and Sex

Hope Mills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hope Mills Marital Status by Race

Hope Mills Veterans

2,073

Number of Veterans

1,633

Male Veterans

440

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War978
Second Gulf War943
Vietnam364
Korea34
World War II16
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,099
55 to 64427
18 to 34270
65 to 74153
75+124
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,25719.62%
Black64820.33%
Hispanic13915.90%
2 or More8120.72%
Asian3415.96%
Indian3212.26%
Other1311.61%
Hawaiian818.60%

$Hope Mills Veterans by Education

6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hope Mills Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hope Mills Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.99%

Born in North Carolina

95.10%

Native Born

4.90%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.10% of Hope Mills residents were born in the United States, with 49.99% having been born in North Carolina. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,0821410.88%
201915,9411410.89%
201815,800-8-0.05%
201715,8081410.90%
201615,667130.08%
201515,654-175-1.11%
201415,829680.43%
201315,7613172.05%
201215,444-38-0.25%
201115,4822841.87%
201015,1983,9613.07%
200011,2373,0533.22%
19908,1842,7724.22%
19805,4120.00%