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Hopwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hopwood Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fayette County at latitude 39.8773 and longitude -79.7017. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,109 feet.

The formal official name is the Hopwood Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hopwood, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hopwood indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hopwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hopwood: Monroe.

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


Total Population 2,147
Population in Households 2,119
Population in Familes 1,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 1,139
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 955
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 621
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 633 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 322 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $116,897
Average Home Value $150,316


Median Household Income $44,708
Average Household Income $58,222
Per Capita Income $26,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.64% 0.12%
Households 0.83% 0.19%
Families 0.38% 0.06%
Median Household Income   4.15%
Per Capita Income   3.91%
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.


Hopwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopwood 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 # 608 66th
Population Density1 # 1010 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 1001 44th
Median Household Income # 1082 39th
Per Capita Income # 625 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.