Hopkinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 8,415 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hopkinton is the 31st largest community in Rhode Island.
Also of interest is that Hopkinton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Hopkinton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hopkinton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Hopkinton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hopkinton, the average commute to work is 30.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Hopkinton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.55% of adults in Hopkinton have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hopkinton in 2018 was $42,672, which is middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $170,688 for a family of four. However, Hopkinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hopkinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hopkinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hopkinton include English, Irish, Italian, French, and German.
The most common language spoken in Hopkinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Hungarian.