Hopewell Junction, NY

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Living in Hopewell Junction

Hopewell Junction is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 380 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Hopewell Junction is the 877th largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Hopewell Junction 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 York.

Hopewell Junction is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hopewell Junction is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopewell Junction who work in management occupations (33.33%), office and administrative support (24.87%), and healthcare (10.58%).

In addition, Hopewell Junction is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Hopewell Junction 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 Junction really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hopewell Junction 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.

Hopewell Junction is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Hopewell Junction, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

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

If knowledge is power, Hopewell Junction is a pretty powerful place. 50.00% of the adults in Hopewell Junction have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Hopewell Junction in 2018 was $29,333, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,332 for a family of four.

Hopewell Junction is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hopewell Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hopewell Junction residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hopewell Junction also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.29% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hopewell Junction include Irish, German, Italian, Albanian, and Haitian.

In addition, Hopewell Junction has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.82%).

The most common language spoken in Hopewell Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.