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Population in 2010: 3,193. Population change since 2000: +62.6%
Males: 1,769  (55.4%)
Females: 1,424  (44.6%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39702.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,315 (it was $54,375 in 2000)
New Hope:

$55,315
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,739

New Hope CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $150,895 (it was $99,900 in 2000)
New Hope:

$150,895
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,072; Detached houses: $148,543; Mobile homes: $22,556

Median gross rent in 2012: $899.

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  • White alone - 2,779 (87.0%)
  • Black alone - 355 (11.1%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Hope: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.9%), German (11.6%), United States (11.6%), English (8.9%), Scottish (3.5%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,325 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in New Hope:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Hope CDP:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

14 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.4%
Mississippi:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $846 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $753 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (48.6 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (87.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (487.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Macedonia, AL (2.4 miles ), Columbus, MS (2.5 miles ), Ethelsville, AL (2.6 miles) , Columbus AFB, MS (3.8 miles ), Pickensville, AL (3.9 miles ), Millport, AL (4.0 miles ), Caledonia, MS (4.1 miles ), Reform, AL (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 33.45 N, Longitude: 88.32 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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Tornado activity:

New Hope-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the New Hope place center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 178 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Hope-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from New Hope center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from New Hope center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lowndes County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near New Hope:

  • AURORA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • TRINITY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • THE WINDSOR PLACE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Hope:

  • Mississippi State University (about 27 miles; Mississippi State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 15,187)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 44 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • The University of Alabama (about 49 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 50 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 58 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)
  • University of West Alabama (about 63 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 67 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)

Public high schools in New Hope:

Public elementary/middle schools in New Hope:


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Notable location: Lowndes County District 3 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department New Hope Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in New Hope: Mount Zion Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Lowndes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.4%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.7%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.2%
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: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Hope, MS


7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

New Hope compared to Mississippi state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


New Hope travel time to work - commute


New Hope mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for New Hope CDP (based on Lowndes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.77%
Here52.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents59.5%15.3%4.8%3.7%3.0%
Congregations29.2%18.0%11.2%5.6%1.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.6%1.5%1.0%7.6%
Congregations2.2%2.2%4.5%1.1%24.7%
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: 16
Lowndes County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Lowndes County:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Lowndes County:

9.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lowndes County:

33.0%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

14.4%

7.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,368 average AGI)
Lowndes County:

0.24%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Oktibbeha County, MS  0.44% ($30,709 average AGI)
from Clay County, MS  0.35% ($26,771)
from Monroe County, MS  0.30% ($35,517)


8.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.28% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,302 average AGI)
Lowndes County:

0.28%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Oktibbeha County, MS  0.43% ($35,259 average AGI)
to Monroe County, MS  0.28% ($26,782)
to Clay County, MS  0.28% ($32,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Hope:

  • WJWF (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACR (1050 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WRAG (590 AM; 1 kW; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Hope:

  • WKOR-FM (94.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACR-FM (103.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: T & W COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSMS (99.9 FM; ARTESIA, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBEI (101.7 FM; REFORM, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXU (106.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W213AS (90.5 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA CHRISTIAN COMMS., INC.)
  • WMSU (92.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMSV (91.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKBB (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Hope:

  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Hope)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cr 1 Mi Nw (Lat: 31.568778 Lon: -90.850667), Call Sign: KKZ678
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2013, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023
    Registrant: El Paso - Southern Natural Gas, 569 Brookwood Village, Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-3513, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:
  • 2101 2nd Ave S (Lat: 33.455111 Lon: -88.394472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPEI462
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.695 MHz, 161.100 MHz, 161.160 MHz, 160.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2004, Expiration Date: 03/09/2014
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:


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