Hopewell, Virginia Population 2021

22,631
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Hopewell is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 22,631, it is the 26th largest city in Virginia and the 1687th largest city in the United States . Hopewell is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.18% 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 2,186 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hopewell is $53,893 with a poverty rate of 23.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $886 per month, and the median house value is $122,900. The median age in Hopewell is 36.2 years, 33.5 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Hopewell Demographics

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

  • White: 50.92%
  • Black or African American: 43.54%
  • Two or more races: 2.37%
  • Other race: 1.65%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hopewell, Virginia is 22,631 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,478.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,591.

Hopewell, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,43550.92%
Black or African American9,77843.54%
Two or More Races5332.37%
Some Other Race3711.65%
Asian3071.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.14%
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Hopewell Population by Race

Hopewell Population Pyramid $2021

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Hopewell Median Age

36.2


Total

33.5


Male

38.3


Female

Hopewell Adults

There are 16,692 adults, (3,484 of whom are seniors) in Hopewell.

Hopewell Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hopewell Sex Ratio

Female

11,957

53.25%

Male

10,499

46.75%

Hopewell Population by Age

Hopewell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hopewell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.9%36.1%
All46.7%53.3%
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Male38.6%61.4%
Female30.6%69.4%

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hopewell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2242.4146.7
Non Family3,4571.2143.1
Married3,0453.2663.9
Female2,1893.0130.6
Male5332.8838.6

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Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Hopewell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8895.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,88412.69%
High School Graduate5,44836.69%
Some College3,31322.31%
Associates Degree1,1177.52%
Bachelors Degree1,56010.51%
Graduate Degree6394.30%
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Hopewell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hopewell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,8206,4671,036
Black5,7974,665906
Hispanic987829124
Asian273150112
Other Race19318326
2+ Races12710039
Native American2525

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 41.03%.

Hopewell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,189$36,860$27,986
Less Than 9th Grade$20,943$21,806$20,767
High School Graduate$27,223$30,966$23,991
Some College$35,568$45,976$29,556
Bachelors Degree$41,079$45,879$33,015
Graduate Degree$48,359$$

$31,189

Average Earnings

$36,860

Average Male

$27,986

Average Female

Hopewell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hopewell Language by Age

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Hopewell Language

91.51% of Hopewell residents speak only English, while 8.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.04% of the population.

Hopewell Language

Hopewell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6872,96930.65%
White10,3191,40613.63%
Hispanic1,78164736.33%
Multiple52630057.03%
Other37110829.11%
Asian30110534.88%

23.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.06%

Male Poverty Rate

25.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hopewell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hopewell is Multiple, with 57.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopewell is White, with 13.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.25%.

Hopewell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.74%
High School19.42%
Some College13.23%
Bachelors or Greater10.17%

Hopewell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.65%
Female Unemployed38.62%
Female Employed16.73%
Male Employed10.27%

Hopewell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hopewell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,030$53,893
Families$46,871$63,477
Married Families$73,285-
Non Families$22,689$33,161
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Income by Household Type

Hopewell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

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 45-54.

Hopewell Marital Status by Race

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Hopewell Marital Status

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2,073

Number of Veterans

1,588

Male Veterans

485

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War835
First Gulf War696
Vietnam552
Korea89
World War II

Hopewell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54803
65 to 74392
55 to 64340
18 to 34337
75+201

Hopewell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,03511.33%
Black96314.51%
Hispanic1019.11%
2+ Races4420.09%
Asian3110.10%

Hopewell Veterans by Race

Hopewell Veterans by Education

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12.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hopewell Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hopewell Employment by Age

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Hopewell Employment by Race

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Hopewell 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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67.21%

Born in Hopewell

96.30%

Native Born

3.70%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

2.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.30% of Hopewell residents were born in the United States, with 67.21% having been born in Virginia. 1.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hopewell Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,631510.23%
202022,580510.23%
201922,529510.23%
201822,478-27-0.12%
201722,505-34-0.15%
201622,5393081.39%
201522,2311220.55%
201422,109-52-0.23%
201322,161-148-0.66%
201222,309-193-0.86%
201122,502-140-0.62%
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%

Hopewell Population by Year