New Hope is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 639 people and just one neighborhood, New Hope is the 914th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
New Hope real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although New Hope house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Hope is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Hope is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Hope who work in office and administrative support (19.95%), sales jobs (16.35%) and management occupations (10.10%).
Also of interest is that New Hope has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.23% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, New Hope 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, New Hope really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is New Hope 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.
In New Hope, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, New Hope does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.