New Hope, Mississippi Population 2024

2,137

New Hope is a city located in Lowndes County Mississippi. New Hope has a 2024 population of 2,137. New Hope is currently declining at a rate of -16.52% annually and its population has decreased by -44.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,829 in 2020.

The average household income in New Hope is $94,442 with a poverty rate of 1.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Hope is 37.6 years, 37.3 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

New Hope Demographics

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

  • White: 70.9%
  • Black or African American: 28.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
424.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-44.19% (-1,692)
The current population of New Hope, Mississippi is 2,137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,829.

New Hope, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,11570.9%
Black or African American86028.83%
Two or more races80.27%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

New Hope Population by Race

New Hope Population Pyramid 2024

New Hope Median Age

37.6

Total

37.3

Male

38.7

Female

New Hope Adults

There are 2,206 adults, (411 of whom are seniors) in New Hope.

New Hope Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

New Hope Sex Ratio

Female1,45948.91%
Male1,52451.09%

New Hope Population by Age

New Hope Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0522.8385.214.8
Married6283.498.71.3
Non Family2291.0259.440.6
Female1152.9491.38.7
Male803.443.856.3

3.29

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Hope Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade623.06%
9th to 12th Grade1085.33%
High School Graduate55627.46%
Some College41020.25%
Associates Degree23011.36%
Bachelors Degree47523.46%
Graduate Degree1849.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Hope Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Hope Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5061,407541
Black511440112
2+ Races886

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 75%.

New Hope Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$58,946$59,899$46,875
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$41,648$57,720$27,917
Some College$68,173$85,583$0
Bachelors Degree$65,221$73,176$56,042
Graduate Degree$78,226$78,508$76,771

$58,946

Average Earnings

$59,899

Average Male

$46,875

Average Female

New Hope Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Hope Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Hope Language

99.74% of New Hope residents speak only English, while 0.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.26% of the population.

New Hope Language

New Hope Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,115592.79%

1.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.71%

Male Poverty Rate

2.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Hope

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Hope is White, with 2.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Hope is White, with 2.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.04%.

New Hope Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.82%
High School3.96%
Some College1.72%
Bachelors or Greater0%

New Hope Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

New Hope Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Hope Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$76,149$94,442
Families$88,125$108,977
Married Families$107,540$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,083$36,131

mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Hope Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

67.6%

Female Marriage Rate

New Hope Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Hope 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 35-44.

New Hope Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Hope Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

167

Number of Veterans

148

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War61
Second Gulf War42
Korea31
Vietnam19
World War II0

New Hope Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5456
65 to 7454
75+31
55 to 6418
18 to 348

New Hope Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White16710.59%

New Hope Veterans by Race

New Hope Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Hope Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

New Hope Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Hope Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New Hope 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

70.63%

Born in New Hope

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of New Hope residents were born in the United States, with 70.63% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Hope Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,137-423-16.52%
20232,560-423-14.18%
20222,983-495-14.23%
20213,478-351-9.17%
20203,829-79-2.02%
20193,9081493.96%
20183,759-45-1.18%
20173,80441112.11%
20163,39331010.06%
20153,083-441-12.51%
20143,5242206.66%
20133,3041223.83%
20123,182-2-0.06%
20113,184-9-0.28%
20103,19300%

New Hope Population by Year