Hopewell, New York

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Population in 2010: 3,747. Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 
Males: 1,986  (53.0%)
Females: 1,761  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14424.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,614 (it was $41,604 in 2000)
Hopewell:

$53,614
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,837 (it was $16,899 in 2000)

Hopewell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,386 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Hopewell:

$128,386
NY:

$302,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $197,762; Detached houses: $210,109; Townhouses or other attached units: $192,303; In 2-unit structures: $178,114; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,442; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,030; Mobile homes: $47,884
  • Races in Hopewell, NY (2010)

    Hopewell races chart
    • 3,51093.7%White alone
    • 982.6%Black alone
    • 892.4%Hispanic
    • 340.9%Two or more races
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Hopewell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hopewell: 99.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.1%), English (23.5%), Irish (13.2%), Italian (8.7%), Dutch (6.2%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 35.6 square miles.

Population density: 105 people per square mile   (very low).

Hopewell,NY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Hopewell:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hopewell town:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

62 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
New York:

20.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hopewell town:  2.6% ($1,958)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (28.2 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (221.7 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Canandaigua, NY (2.1 miles ), Shortsville, NY (2.1 miles ), Manchester, NY (2.3 miles ), Clifton Springs, NY (2.4 miles ), Gorham, NY (2.4 miles ), Crystal Beach, NY (2.6 miles ), Seneca, NY (2.7 miles ), Phelps, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $212,900
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $260,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.89 N, Longitude: 77.20 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Hopewell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hopewell, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hopewell-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the Hopewell town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 tornado 41.4 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hopewell-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from Hopewell center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 205.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 221.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from Hopewell center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ontario County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Henry Morrison Flagler - (1830-1913), real estate investor and railroad executive, Daniel Myron LeFever - Inventor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hopewell:

  • ONTARIO COUNTY HEALTH FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CANANDAIGUA, NY)
  • ONTARIO COUNTY HHA CHHA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CANANDAIGUA, NY)
  • ELM MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CANANDAIGUA, NY)
  • F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CANANDAIGUA, NY)
  • M M EWING CONTINUING CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CANANDAIGUA, NY)
  • THOMPSON NH INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CANANDAIGUA, NY)
  • CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSPITAL AND CLINIC Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; CLIFTON SPRINGS, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hopewell:

  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 3 miles; Canandaigua, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,732)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 11 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Nazareth College (about 22 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Saint John Fisher College (about 23 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 3,373)
  • Monroe Community College (about 26 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,295)
  • University of Rochester (about 28 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 10,201)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (about 28 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 14,177)

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Notable locations in Hopewell: Teloga Valley Farm (A), Willow Pond Aqua Farm (B), Hilton Farms (C), Clifton Springs Country Club (D), Hopewell Town Hall (E), Hopewell Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hopewell include: Grace Bible Baptist Church (A), New Covenant Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Moore Cemetery (1), Benhan Cemetery (2), Buchan Cemetery (3), Pioneer Cemetery (4), Dillon Cemetery (5), County Home Cemetery (6), Chapman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Clifton Springs Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Freshour Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ontario County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.9. This is better than average.

City:

55.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.195. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.195
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 8.16. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.963. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.963
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.6%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.5%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Hopewell in 2010:

  • 225 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Hopewell in 2000:

  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
New York average:

14.2

Hopewell travel time to work - commute Hopewell mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hopewell town (based on Ontario County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,4339
Mainline Protestant12,95052
Evangelical Protestant5,36638
Other8789
Orthodox7502
Black Protestant1801
None62,374-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Ontario County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Ontario County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Ontario County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 112
Here:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ontario County:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
State:

15.6%

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Ontario County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monroe County, NY  1.57% ($60,528 average AGI)
from Wayne County, NY  0.68% ($38,801)
from Yates County, NY  0.37% ($31,095)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($575 average AGI)
Ontario County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, NY  1.44% ($42,240 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NY  0.65% ($33,879)
to Seneca County, NY  0.40% ($26,912)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hopewell:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WRSB (1310 AM; 1 kW; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: DAVID WOLFE)
  • WCGR (1550 AM; daytime; 0 kW; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CANANDAIGUA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGVA (1240 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, NY; Owner: GENEVA BROADCASTING INC)
  • WHTK (1280 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
  • WXXI (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WHIC (1460 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WYLF (850 AM; 1 kW; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: M B COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hopewell:

  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEOS (89.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGES OF THE SENECA)
  • WZXV (99.7 FM; PALMYRA, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WVOR-FM (100.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBER (90.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: MONROE B.O.C.E.S. #1)
  • WFRW (88.1 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLK (101.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: MB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W220CJ (91.9 FM; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBEE-FM (92.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRMM-FM (101.3 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WDKX (103.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: MONROE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hopewell:

  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBGT-LP (Channel 40; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WBGT, LLC)
  • WBXO-LP (Channel 15; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • W26BZ (Channel 26; VICTOR, NY; Owner: WBGT, LLC)
  • WUHF (Channel 31; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WUHF LICENSEE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $2,293,000Total costs
  • 26,120Total average daily traffic
  • 932Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hopewell)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HOPEWELL, Archer Rd (Lat: 42.930056 Lon: -77.167472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WNTD742
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.62 MHz, 6635.62 MHz, 6605.62 MHz, 6705.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6675.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2011, Expiration Date: 10/28/2021Registrant: County Of Ontario, 2914 Cr 48, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 396-4310, Fax: (315) 252-9439, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC2SZK, Licensee ID: L01377068, Grant Date: 03/06/2008, Expiration Date: 03/06/2018, Certifier: Brian T Mccormick, Registrant: Brian T Mccormick, 27 Mountain Pass Rd, Hopewell, NY 12533
  • Call Sign: KC2TGJ, Licensee ID: L01392560, Grant Date: 04/22/2008, Expiration Date: 04/22/2018, Certifier: Ronald A Wegner, Registrant: Ronald A Wegner, 93 Fishkill Rd, Hopewell, NY 12533

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Hopewell compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Hopewell on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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