Hope Mills, North Carolina Population 2021

15,989
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Hope Mills is a city located in Cumberland County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 15,989, it is the 64th largest city in North Carolina and the 2226th largest city in the United States . Hope Mills is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 5.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,176 in 2010. Hope Mills reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Hope Mills has a population density of 2,159 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hope Mills is $59,064 with a poverty rate of 16.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $928 per month, and the median house value is $134,900. The median age in Hope Mills is 33.2 years, 32 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Hope Mills Demographics

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

  • White: 55.53%
  • Black or African American: 31.75%
  • Two or more races: 6.89%
  • Asian: 2.24%
  • Native American: 1.80%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
The current population of Hope Mills, North Carolina is 15,989 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,849.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,176.

Hope Mills, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,75755.53%
Black or African American5,00631.75%
Two or More Races1,0866.89%
Asian3542.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native2841.80%
Some Other Race2441.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.24%
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Hope Mills Population by Race

Hope Mills Population Pyramid $2021

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Hope Mills Median Age

33.2


Total

32


Male

34.4


Female

Hope Mills Adults

There are 11,309 adults, (1,505 of whom are seniors) in Hope Mills.

Hope Mills Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hope Mills Sex Ratio

Female

8,587

54.45%

Male

7,182

45.55%

Hope Mills Population by Age

Hope Mills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hope Mills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female48.5%51.5%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
All62.8%37.2%
Male73.3%26.7%
Married77.9%22.1%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hope Mills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7592.7262.8
Married2,4973.577.9
Non Family1,9251.1549.7
Female1,0603.4848.5
Male2773.6573.3

3.43

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Hope Mills Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade870.88%
9th to 12th Grade5535.61%
High School Graduate2,67127.10%
Some College3,10931.54%
Associates Degree1,25212.70%
Bachelors Degree1,47114.92%
Graduate Degree7137.23%
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Hope Mills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hope Mills Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1824,8471,084
Black3,1192,976826
Hispanic823750118
2+ Races31631658
Asian28423967
Other Race21820432
Native American1871438
Islander1515

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 26.48%.

Hope Mills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,233$43,980$26,372
Less Than 9th Grade$22,014$27,917$20,714
High School Graduate$28,214$31,771$23,861
Some College$31,060$43,918$22,243
Bachelors Degree$45,568$47,543$40,179
Graduate Degree$60,476$75,781$51,053

$35,233

Average Earnings

$43,980

Average Male

$26,372

Average Female

Hope Mills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hope Mills Language by Age

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Hope Mills Language

91.06% of Hope Mills residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.31% of the population.

Hope Mills Language

Hope Mills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,7431,06613.77%
Black4,93481216.46%
Hispanic1,35034725.70%
Multiple1,08627124.95%
Native2689936.94%
Other2437530.86%
Asian354164.52%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.25%

Male Poverty Rate

16.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hope Mills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hope Mills is Native, with 36.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hope Mills is Asian, with 4.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.34%.

Hope Mills Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.44%
High School12.09%
Some College11.99%
Bachelors or Greater7.61%

Hope Mills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.92%
Male Unemployed32.89%
Male Employed8.30%
Female Employed8.28%

Hope Mills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hope Mills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,948$59,064
Families$61,188$68,937
Married Families$77,539-
Non Families$30,080$37,974
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Income by Household Type

Hope Mills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hope Mills Married by Age and Sex

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Hope Mills 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 35-44.

Hope Mills Marital Status by Race

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Hope Mills Marital Status

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2,049

Number of Veterans

1,587

Male Veterans

462

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,063
First Gulf War958
Vietnam334
Korea27
World War II

Hope Mills Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,029
55 to 64410
18 to 34313
65 to 74176
75+121

Hope Mills Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,16618.51%
Black74321.49%
Hispanic15216.65%
2+ Races5313.62%
Asian4015.15%
Other Race3213.68%
Native American157.01%

Hope Mills Veterans by Race

Hope Mills Veterans by Education

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7.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hope Mills Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hope Mills Employment by Age

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Hope Mills Employment by Race

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Hope Mills Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.81%

Born in Hope Mills

95.24%

Native Born

4.76%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

2.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.24% of Hope Mills residents were born in the United States, with 52.81% having been born in North Carolina. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hope Mills Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,989700.44%
202015,919700.44%
201915,849700.44%
201815,779-20-0.13%
201715,7991360.87%
201615,66390.06%
201515,654-178-1.12%
201415,832660.42%
201315,7663162.05%
201215,450-37-0.24%
201115,4872891.90%
201015,1983,9613.07%
200011,2373,0533.22%
19908,1842,7724.22%
19805,4120.00%

Hope Mills Population by Year