Hopkinton is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 611 people and just one neighborhood, Hopkinton is the 347th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Hopkinton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Hopkinton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 49.67% of the Hopkinton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Hopkinton is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopkinton who work in office and administrative support (13.91%), food service (7.28%) and sales jobs (6.29%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Hopkinton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hopkinton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hopkinton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Hopkinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.