New Hope, MN


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Living in New Hope

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, New Hope isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Hope are a mix 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.

For the size of the city, public transportation in New Hope is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For New Hope, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The overall education level of New Hope citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.10% of adults in New Hope have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

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.