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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, New Hope is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the New Hope area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

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.