Hope Mills is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 15,800 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Hope Mills is the 60th largest community in North Carolina.
Hope Mills is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hope Mills is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hope Mills who work in sales jobs (13.57%), office and administrative support (11.57%), and teaching (8.31%).
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.
Being a small town, Hope Mills does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Hope Mills overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Hope Mills, 21.59% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hope Mills in 2010 was $21,199, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,796 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hope Mills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.