Hope Mills, North Carolina Population 2024

17,718

Hope Mills is a city located in Cumberland County North Carolina. Hope Mills has a 2024 population of 17,718. Hope Mills is currently declining at a rate of -0.3% annually and its population has decreased by -0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,797 in 2020.

The average household income in Hope Mills is $72,120 with a poverty rate of 16.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hope Mills is 32.5 years, 31.3 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Hope Mills Demographics

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

  • White: 47.03%
  • Black or African American: 33.83%
  • Two or more races: 12.68%
  • Other race: 3.41%
  • Native American: 1.78%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
7.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,392.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.44% (-79)
The current population of Hope Mills, North Carolina is 17,718 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,797.

Hope Mills, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,31047.03%
Black or African American5,97833.83%
Two or more races2,24012.68%
Other race6033.41%
Native American3151.78%
Asian2251.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hope Mills Population by Race

Hope Mills Population Pyramid 2024

Hope Mills Median Age

32.5

Total

31.3

Male

33.8

Female

Hope Mills Adults

There are 12,669 adults, (1,829 of whom are seniors) in Hope Mills.

Hope Mills Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hope Mills Sex Ratio

Female9,20952.11%
Male8,46247.89%

Hope Mills Population by Age

Hope Mills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,2352.816337
Married2,6293.781.418.6
Non Family1,9821.1952.747.3
Female1,2303.3839.860.2
Male3943.3164.535.5
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3.38

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hope Mills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hope Mills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hope Mills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 27.77%.

Hope Mills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,841

Average Earnings

$47,193

Average Male

$36,380

Average Female

Hope Mills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hope Mills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hope Mills Language

88.98% of Hope Mills residents speak only English, while 11.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.74% of the population.

Hope Mills Language

Hope Mills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,0211,13416.15%
Black5,87982013.95%
Multiple2,24046920.94%
Hispanic2,58745117.43%
Other60212120.1%
Native3137323.32%
Asian2253816.89%
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16.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.52%

Male Poverty Rate

16.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hope Mills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hope Mills is Native, with 23.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hope Mills is Black, with 13.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.11%.

Hope Mills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.46%
High School17.77%
Some College10.93%
Bachelors or Greater7.08%
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Hope Mills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed54.03%
Female Unemployed31.94%
Male Employed10.06%
Female Employed9.67%
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Hope Mills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hope Mills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hope Mills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hope Mills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Hope Mills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hope Mills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,066

Number of Veterans

1,669

Male Veterans

397

Female Veterans

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Hope Mills Veterans by War

count

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Hope Mills Veterans by Age

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Hope Mills Veterans by Race

Hope Mills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hope Mills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hope Mills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hope Mills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hope Mills 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

51.16%

Born in Hope Mills

93.21%

Native Born

6.79%

Foreign Born

3.56%

Non Citizen

3.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.21% of Hope Mills residents were born in the United States, with 51.16% having been born in North Carolina. 3.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hope Mills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,453-53-0.3%
202817,506-53-0.3%
202717,559-53-0.3%
202617,612-53-0.3%
202517,665-53-0.3%
202417,718-53-0.3%
202317,771-53-0.3%
202217,824-53-0.3%
202117,877800.45%
202017,7971,86211.68%
201915,935940.59%
201815,841-3-0.02%
201715,8441440.92%
201615,700160.1%
201515,684-174-1.1%
201415,858690.44%
201315,7893172.05%
201215,472-34-0.22%
201115,5062921.92%
201015,2143,97735.39%
200011,2373,05337.3%
19908,1842,77251.22%
19805,412
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Hope Mills Population by Year