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Hopewell, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hopewell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bedford County at latitude 40.1341 and longitude -78.2663. Bedford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 896 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Hopewell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hopewell, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hopewell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hopewell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Hopewell, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 230
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 194
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,023
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 92
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $88,000
Average Home Value $102,083


Median Household Income $45,972
Average Household Income $54,195
Per Capita Income $20,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.17%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 5.3% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hopewell, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopewell to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1589 10th
Population Density1 # 684 61st
Diversity Index2 # 1130 36th
Median Household Income # 1010 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1390 21st

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