Hopewell, Virginia Population 2020

22,598
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Hopewell is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 22,598, it is the 27th largest city in Virginia and the 1677th largest city in the United States. Hopewell is currently growing at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,591 in 2010. Hopewell reached it's highest population of 23,471 in 1970. Spanning over 11 miles, Hopewell has a population density of 2,182 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hopewell is $53,391 with a poverty rate of 20.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $878 per month, and the median house value is $119,700. The median age in Hopewell is 36.5 years, 34.6 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.2 males.

Hopewell Demographics

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

  • White: 50.96%
  • Black or African American: 42.26%
  • Other race: 2.67%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hopewell, Virginia is 22,598, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,596.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,591.

Hopewell, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,41850.96%
Black or African American9,46942.26%
Some Other Race5982.67%
Two or More Races5762.57%
Asian3231.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.11%
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Hopewell Population Pyramid 2020

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Hopewell Median Age

36.5


Total

34.6


Male

37.7


Female

Hopewell Adults

There are 16,659 adults, (3,485 of whom are seniors) in Hopewell.

Hopewell Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hopewell Sex Ratio

Female

12,033

53.70%

Male

10,375

46.30%

Hopewell Households and Families

Hopewell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hopewell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.3%33.7%
Male57.6%42.4%
All49.7%50.3%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female33.8%66.2%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1932.4149.7
Non Family3,5861.243.6
Married3,0263.3566.3
Female2,0293.0233.8
Male5522.9157.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hopewell Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9746.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,76211.89%
High School Graduate5,39636.41%
Some College3,55623.99%
Associates Degree1,1387.68%
Bachelors Degree1,3779.29%
Graduate Degree6174.16%
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Hopewell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9966,5511,058
Black5,6134,538694
Hispanic94580799
Other Race35835337
Asian258187122
Multiple Races1279619
Native American1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.29%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,717$36,003$28,117
Less Than High School$23,319$25,478$22,429
High School Grad$26,258$27,776$23,466
Some College$35,218$52,618$29,045
Bachelors Degree$37,460$45,263$33,698
Graduate Degree$61,597$$95,405

$30,717

Average Earnings

$36,003

Average Male

$28,117

Average Female

Hopewell Language

Hopewell Language by Age

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Hopewell Language

90.93% of Hopewell residents speak only English, while 9.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.85% of the population.

Hopewell Poverty

Hopewell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,3462,52026.96%
White10,5331,35612.87%
Hispanic1,70555132.32%
Multiple55328952.26%
Other59810617.73%
Asian3178727.44%

20.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.95%

Male Poverty Rate

23.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hopewell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hopewell is Multiple, with 52.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopewell is White, with 12.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.70%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.60%
High School17.31%
Some College12.68%
Bachelors or Greater9.51%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.04%
Male Unemployed45.43%
Female Employed12.07%
Male Employed8.18%

Hopewell Income

Hopewell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,497$53,391
Families$48,823$64,794
Married Families$72,181-
Non Families$23,861$32,730
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Hopewell Marital Status

Hopewell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hopewell Married by Age and Sex

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Hopewell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hopewell Marital Status by Race

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Hopewell Veterans

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1,981

Number of Veterans

1,553

Male Veterans

428

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War748
First Gulf War648
Vietnam529
Korea102
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54850
65 to 74341
55 to 64303
18 to 34253
75+234
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Name Veterans % of Total
White97010.60%
Black95914.79%
Hispanic918.50%
2 or More3517.86%
Asian177.11%

Hopewell Veterans by Education

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7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hopewell Employment Status

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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68.04%

Born in Virginia

96.17%

Native Born

3.83%

Foreign Born

2.20%

Non Citizen

1.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.17% of Hopewell residents were born in the United States, with 68.04% having been born in Virginia. 2.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202022,59810.00%
201922,59710.00%
201822,596420.19%
201722,55410.00%
201622,5533251.46%
201522,2281190.54%
201422,109-52-0.23%
201322,161-147-0.66%
201222,308-190-0.84%
201122,498-144-0.64%
201022,6422880.13%
200022,354-747-0.33%
199023,101-296-0.13%
198023,397-74-0.03%
197023,4715,5762.75%
196017,8957,6765.76%
195010,2191,5401.65%
19408,679-2,648-2.63%
193011,3279,92723.25%
19201,4000.00%