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Population in 2012: 22,348 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.0%
 

Males: 10,611  (47.5%)
Females: 11,737  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23860.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,926 (it was $33,196 in 2000)
Hopewell:

$35,926
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,873

Hopewell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $134,852 (it was $77,000 in 2000)
Hopewell:

$134,852
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,709; Detached houses: $144,726; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,087; In 2-unit structures: $138,794; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,074; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,342; Mobile homes: $33,572; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $140,342

Median gross rent in 2012: $794.

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  • White alone - 11,985 (53.3%)
  • Black alone - 8,724 (38.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,415 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 281 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 57 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 26 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hopewell: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.1%), English (12.6%), Irish (7.4%), German (5.1%), Italian (2.0%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1916

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 2,182 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hopewell:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hopewell city:

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

868 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:  3.9%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 76 registered sex offenders living in Hopewell, Virginia as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hopewell to the number of sex offenders is 294 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,279 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,179 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (19.2 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (64.0 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (220.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Enon, VA (1.7 miles ), Fort Lee, VA (1.8 miles ), Prince George, VA (2.2 miles ), Colonial Heights, VA (2.4 miles ), Ettrick, VA (2.7 miles ), Petersburg, VA (2.8 miles ), Chester, VA (2.9 miles ), Matoaca, VA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $52,600
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2000: 66 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2001: 56 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2005: 152 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2006: 159 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 2007: 158 buildings, average cost: $53,400
  • 2008: 109 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2009: 168 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2012: 57 buildings, average cost: $81,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.29 N, Longitude: 77.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -801 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,579 (30.9%)

Area code: 804

Hopewell household income distribution Hopewell home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hopewell by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10210134222
per 100,000 4.30.08.84.40.04.413.017.18.68.78.8
Rapes 155161111131213953
per 100,000 64.322.070.148.648.556.752.155.738.621.913.1
Robberies 4856325556507670553932
per 100,000 205.6246.7140.3243.2246.8218.2329.9300.1236.1170.6140.2
Assaults 121110100109107841871201409454
per 100,000 518.4484.6438.4482.0471.5366.6811.8514.5601.1411.2236.5
Burglaries 219277321274265177293263272306209
per 100,000 938.31220.31407.21211.61167.8772.41272.01127.61167.81338.5915.5
Thefts 748811708736765710596501661588615
per 100,000 3204.73572.83103.63254.63371.23098.32587.42148.02837.92572.12693.9
Auto thefts 10313890122138121109691046054
per 100,000 441.3608.0394.5539.5608.1528.0473.2295.8446.5262.5236.5
Arson 121410916136117135
per 100,000 51.461.743.839.870.556.726.047.230.156.921.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.3) 475.1486.6478.3496.8493.7431.8584.8481.2491.4403.4322.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hopewell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 78 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Virginia average:

2.27

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Hopewell, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -775 (-3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hopewell-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Hopewell city center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hopewell-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from Hopewell center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from Hopewell center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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Birthplace of: John Randolph of Roanoke - Politician, Joel Broyhill - Virginia politician, P. J. Berry - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Hopewell:

  • TOTAL RENAL CARE - HOPEWELL (Dialysis Facility, 301 WEST BROADWAY)
  • JOHN RANDOLPH MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 411 WEST RANDOLPH ROAD)
  • HOPEWELL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 905 COUSIN AVENUE)
  • HOPEWELL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 905 COUSINS AVENUE)
  • JOHN RANDOLPH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 411 W RANDOLPH RD)
  • RIVERVIEW ON THE APPOMATTOX HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 201 EPPS STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Hopewell, VA

Airports and heliports located in Hopewell:


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Amtrak stations near Hopewell:

  • 8 miles: PETERSBURG (ETTRICK, 3516 SOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.

Local government website: www.ci.hopewell.va.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hopewell:

  • John Tyler Community College (about 7 miles; Chester, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • Virginia State University (about 8 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 20 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 24,100)
  • University of Richmond (about 24 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,590)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 26 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,961)
  • College of William and Mary (about 33 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 48 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)

Public high school in Hopewell:

Private high schools in Hopewell:

  • WEST END CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 1600 ATLANTIC ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • THE LEAD CENTER LTD (Students: 73; Location: 401 E BROADWAY AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • BROADWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 301 N 15TH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hopewell:

See full list of schools located in Hopewell, School District: HOPEWELL CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Hopewell:

  • APPOMATTOX REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,770,097; Location: 209 EAST CAWSON STREET; 167,197 books; 5,706 audio materials; 6,919 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 408 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hopewell: Hopewell Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility (A), Hopewell Police Department (B), Hopewell County Sheriff's Office (C), Hopewell Emergency Crew (D), Weston Manor (E), Appomattox Regional Library System Maude Langhorne Nelson Library (F), Hopewell City Hall (G), Hopewell Bureau of Fire Station 2 (H), Hopewell Bureau of Fire Station 1 (I), City Point House (J), Honeywell International Hopewell Plant Fire Station (K), Hercules Emergency Medical Services (L), Hopewell General District Court (M), Hopewell Police Services Division (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cavalier Square Shopping Center (1), Colonial Corner Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hopewell include: Mount Carmel Church (A), Antioch Christian Center (B), Broadway Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of God of South Hopewell (E), Faith Tabernacle Assembly of God Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church of City Point (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: City Point National Cemetery (1), Appomattox Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cattail Creek (A), Cabin Creek (B), Bullhill Run (C), Poythress Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hopewell include: Fort Abbott Park (1), City Point Playground (2), Carter G Woodson Park (3), Appomattox Manor Park (4), Riverside Park (5), Mathis Field (6), Three and a Half Street Playground (7), Washington Circle (8), Westwood Playground (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Flowerdew Hundred Foundation (Museums; 1617 Flowerdew Hundred Rd), Historic Hopewell Foundation Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Weston Manor), Grand Illusions Travel (Tourism Consultants; 3004 Western Street).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hopewell- Va (Holidayinn Express Hopewell Ft Lee 4911 Oaklawn Blvd.), Fairfield Inn & Suites (3952 Courthouse Road), Grand Illusions Travel (3004 Western Street), Candlewood Suites Hotel (2040 West Poythress Street), Gary's Eatery & Tavern (5380 Oaklawn Boulevard), Hampton Inn Petersburg-Hopewell (5103 Plaza Drive), Innkeeper - Hopewell (3952 Courthouse Rd).

 
Hopewell city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.98. This is better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.98
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.79
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.468. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.464
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.0
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00346. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00346
U.S.:

0.02218

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hopewell and their reported violations in the past:

MILLER MART #79 (Population served: 975, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2005), Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2005), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.8%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 29.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for American Indian residents, 42.1% for other race residents, 1.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hopewell, VA

237 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Hopewell in 2000:

  • 127 people in nursing homes
  • 124 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 77 people in federal prisons and detention centers

Hopewell compared to Virginia state average:

Hopewell, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Hopewell (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Hopewell Drive-In Branch at 2nd Avenue And Poythress Street, branch established on 1977/12/12; Hopewell Branch at 200-204 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/02/24. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Hopewell Branch at 106 North Second Avenue, branch established on 1888/01/01; Oaklawn Branch at 5100 Oaklawn Boulevard, branch established on 1972/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hopewell Branch at 101 East City Point Road, branch established on 1961/02/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Virginia Commonwealth Bank: Hopewell County Branch at 1421 W. City Point Rd, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $285.8 mil, Deposits: $260.8 mil, headquarters in Petersburg, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Virginia Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hopewell Branch at 425 South 15th Avenue, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hopewell, Virginia:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 3952 Courthouse Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860 , Phone: (804) 458-2600, Fax: (804) 458-1915
  • Econo Lodge, 4096 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860 , Phone: (804) 541-4849, Fax: (804) 415-2016
  • Quality Inn Fort Lee Hopewell, 4911 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860 , Phone: (804) 458-1500, Fax: (804) 458-9151
  • Hampton Inn Hopewell-Ft Lee, 5103 Plaza Dr, Hopewell, VA 23860 , Phone: (800) 452-1000, Fax: (804) 541-8584
  • Stay-Over Suites, 4115 Old Woodlawn St, Hopewell, VA 23860 , Phone: (804) 452-1377, Fax: (804) 451-0212
  • Best Western Hopewell Inn, 3950 Courthouse Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860 , Phone: (804) 452-0025, Fax: (804) 452-5112
  • Candlewood Suites, 5113 Plaza Dr, Hopewell, VA 23860 , Phone: (804) 541-0200, Fax: (804) 541-6622
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hopewell, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hopewell travel time to work - commute


Hopewell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hopewell city (based on Hopewell city data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.61%
Here54.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of Christ
Adherents45.2%11.2%8.0%5.0%5.0%
Congregations24.1%6.9%3.4%3.4%6.9%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.6%3.8%3.7%3.4%10.0%
Congregations10.3%3.4%3.4%3.4%34.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Hopewell city:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Hopewell city:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hopewell city:

11.2%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hopewell city:

30.0%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.4%
Virginia:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 24$83,554$41,7774$4,982
Other Government Administration 8$42,551$63,8270$0
Judicial and Legal 22$84,677$46,1872$2,962
Police Protection - Officers 53$205,546$46,5390$0
Police - Other 14$45,821$39,2759$14,953
Firefighters 37$143,591$46,5700$0
Fire - Other 1$2,283$27,3960$0
Streets and Highways 36$115,513$38,5041$445
Welfare 36$112,181$37,39420$40,574
Health 3$9,573$38,2922$2,125
Solid Waste Management 2$3,166$18,9961$824
Sewerage 55$235,193$51,3150$0
Parks and Recreation 18$57,836$38,55737$23,911
Housing and Community Development(Local) 31$64,257$24,8740$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 454$1,536,468$40,611107$71,016
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 136$317,494$28,01469$44,810
Other and Unallocable 10$29,495$35,3941$534
Totals for Government 940$3,089,199$39,437253$207,136

Hopewell government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $6,254,000 ($279.85)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $986,000 ($44.12)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,606,000 ($1682.75)
    Sewerage: $13,366,000 ($598.08)
    Police Protection: $5,027,000 ($224.94)
    Regular Highways: $3,706,000 ($165.83)
    Financial Administration: $3,616,000 ($161.80)
    General - Other: $3,547,000 ($158.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,877,000 ($128.74)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,726,000 ($121.98)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,181,000 ($97.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,770,000 ($79.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,550,000 ($69.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,436,000 ($64.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,164,000 ($52.09)
    Libraries: $491,000 ($21.97)
    Central Staff Services: $179,000 ($8.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,169,000 ($97.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,964,000 ($1698.76)

Hopewell government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,111,000 ($586.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,456,000 ($65.15)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $624,000 ($27.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($10.38)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $29,000 ($1.30)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,319,000 ($103.77)
    Education: $1,262,000 ($56.47)
    General Local Government Support: $304,000 ($13.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000 ($6.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $354,000 ($15.84)
    General Local Government Support: $241,000 ($10.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,734,000 ($77.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $634,000 ($28.37)
    Rents: $89,000 ($3.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $74,000 ($3.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,025,000 ($1164.53)
    Public Welfare: $2,883,000 ($129.00)
    General Local Government Support: $2,790,000 ($124.84)
    Highways: $2,754,000 ($123.23)
    All Other: $1,684,000 ($75.35)
  • Tax - Property: $22,011,000 ($984.92)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,891,000 ($84.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,624,000 ($72.67)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,541,000 ($68.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,141,000 ($51.06)
    Motor Vehicle License: $390,000 ($17.45)
    Other License: $176,000 ($7.88)

Hopewell government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,672,000 ($2133.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,884,000 ($2008.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,305,000 ($595.36)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,685,000 ($567.61)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,260,000 ($414.35)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,640,000 ($386.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,647,000 ($163.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $859,000 ($38.44)

Hopewell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,201,000 ($456.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,667,000 ($2446.17)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,081,000 ($585.33)

11.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.97%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($854 average AGI)
Hopewell city:

0.32%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chesterfield County, VA  2.48% ($28,745 average AGI)
from Prince George County, VA  1.69% ($28,193)
from Petersburg city, VA  1.27% ($23,817)


11.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.30%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Hopewell city:

0.12%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Chesterfield County, VA  2.23% ($32,799 average AGI)
to Prince George County, VA  1.46% ($31,968)
to Petersburg city, VA  1.28% ($22,927)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hopewell:

  • WHAP (1340 AM; 1 kW; HOPEWELL, VA; Owner: CHINA CAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WROU (1240 AM; 1 kW; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hopewell:

  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHH (99.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WARV-FM (100.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVST-FM (91.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCWM (90.7 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY IN VA.)
  • W274AB (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Hopewell:

  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Hopewell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 98
  • Hazardous Condition: 206
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Hopewell


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hopewell, VA

Most common first names in Hopewell, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28970.2 years
John24571.9 years
William23572.2 years
Mary21578.7 years
Robert15570.1 years
Charles12270.7 years
George10973.4 years
Joseph9872.3 years
Helen9179.8 years
Margaret8277.5 years
Most common last names in Hopewell, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones13472.8 years
Johnson10271.9 years
Brown9171.3 years
Smith8073.4 years
Taylor7471.3 years
Williams7172.0 years
Harris5869.8 years
Davis5073.8 years
Moore4577.6 years
Jackson4272.6 years
Businesses in Hopewell, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Baskin-Robbins1Marriott1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Papa John's Pizza1
Dennys1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Quality1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid2
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx2Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1True Value1
GNC1UPS2
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1
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