Hope Mills, NC


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Hope Mills is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 16,163 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Hope Mills is the 60th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Hope Mills isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hope Mills are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hope Mills is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hope Mills who work in office and administrative support (16.20%), sales jobs (12.95%), and teaching (9.31%).

Hope Mills is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Hope Mills, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

As is often the case in a small town, Hope Mills doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Hope Mills who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.75% of the adults in Hope Mills have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hope Mills in 2010 was $20,714, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,856 for a family of four. However, Hope Mills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hope Mills is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hope Mills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hope Mills residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hope Mills include English, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Hope Mills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.