Hopewell, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Hopewell, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hopewell had a population of 1,940 as of July 1, 2018. Hopewell ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hopewell is located at latitude 40.389 and longitude -74.7639 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hopewell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 194 feet.

The Borough of Hopewell (GNIS ID: 885260) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hopewell: Columbia, Hoppewell.

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Hopewell, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,940
Population in Households 1,940
Population in Familes 1,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,761
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $120,709
Average Household Income $162,069
Per Capita Income $66,164


Total Housing Units 836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 552 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $464,865
Average Home Value $482,382


Total Households 792
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 540
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.22%
Households 0.22% 0.25%
Families 0.18% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Hopewell, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopewell to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 406 26th
Population Density # 245 55th
Diversity Index # 432 21st
Median Household Income # 87 84th
Per Capita Income # 67 88th

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