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.
Unlike some towns, Hopewell Junction isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hopewell Junction are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hopewell Junction is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopewell Junction who work in management occupations (21.46%), sales jobs (17.81%), and office and administrative support (17.41%).
Of important note, Hopewell Junction is also a town of artists. Hopewell Junction has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hopewell Junction’s character.
In addition, Hopewell Junction 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 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 very car-oriented town. 97.57% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Hopewell Junction is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Hopewell Junction has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small town, Hopewell Junction does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Hopewell Junction is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.22% of adults in Hopewell Junction have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Hopewell Junction in 2018 was $34,635, 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 $138,540 for a family of four. However, Hopewell Junction contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. 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 42.35% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hopewell Junction include Irish, Italian, German, Moroccan, and English.
Hopewell Junction also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.98%.
The most common language spoken in Hopewell Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.