Hope is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 9,715 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hope is the 39th largest community in Arkansas.
Hope is a blue-collar town, with 41.39% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hope is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hope who work in office and administrative support (11.64%), sales jobs (7.10%), and food service (6.60%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.94 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Hope has a very low overall level of education: only 9.72% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Hope in 2010 was $15,980, which is low income relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,920 for a family of four.
Hope is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hope home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hope residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Hope also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hope include English, German, Irish, Polish, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Hope is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.