Hopewell is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,919 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hopewell is the 432nd largest community in New Jersey. Hopewell has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Housing costs in Hopewell are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Hopewell is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 93.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hopewell is a borough of professionals, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopewell who work in teaching (17.35%), management occupations (15.29%) and business and financial occupations (8.72%).
Of important note, Hopewell is also a borough of artists. Hopewell has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hopewell’s character.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Hopewell has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Also of interest is that Hopewell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Hopewell is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Hopewell is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hopewell really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hopewell perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Hopewell, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Hopewell is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.69% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hopewell in 2010 was $53,391, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,564 for a family of four.
The people who call Hopewell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hopewell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hopewell include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Hopewell is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||771|
|HOPEWELL HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.89%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.11%|
|TYPE OF HOPEWELL HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||79.73%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.89%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.01%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.38%|
|SIZE OF HOPEWELL HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.51%|
|AGE OF HOPEWELL HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||1.50%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||13.89%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||28.41%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||56.20%|
|HOPEWELL REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$532,077|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,660|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $49,000||0.35%|
|$49,001 - $99,000||0.00%|
|$99,001 - $197,000||2.11%|
|$197,001 - $296,000||12.63%|
|$296,001 - $395,000||33.33%|
|$395,001 - $494,000||23.68%|
|$494,001 - $740,000||26.84%|
|$740,001 - $987,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF HOPEWELL||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.12%|
|5 TO 17||18.35%|
|18 TO 24||5.24%|
|25 TO 34||8.83%|
|35 TO 54||30.88%|
|55 TO 64||19.62%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.96%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.24%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$101,354|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$53,391|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||0.79%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (27.49%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.16%)
Public Service (6.38%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.59%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.96%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.85%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (25.22%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.13%)
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