New Hope is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 21,032 people and five constituent neighborhoods, New Hope is the 52nd largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Hope is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Hope is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Hope who work in office and administrative support (12.85%), sales jobs (9.98%), and management occupations (8.71%).
Also of interest is that New Hope has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in New Hope use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of New Hope‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
In terms of college education, New Hope is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.10% of adults in New Hope have a college degree.
The per capita income in New Hope in 2010 was $28,477, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,908 for a family of four. However, New Hope contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Hope is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Hope home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Hope residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Hope include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
New Hope also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.02%.
The most common language spoken in New Hope is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.