Hopewell city, Virginia (VA)

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County population in 2012: 22,348 (all urban); it was 22,354 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,373
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,533
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,062
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,223 (it was 3,993 in 2000)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

33%

Land area: 10 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 2204 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hopewell city: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.8%), Manufacturing (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

Hopewell city races chart

Races in Hopewell city, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (53.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (36.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 10,476  (46.2%)
Females: 12,115  (53.8%)
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Hopewell city,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hopewell city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,693 ($33,196 in 1999)

This county:

$37693
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $648 (lower quartile is $545, upper quartile is $798)
This county:

$648
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $136,379 (it was $77,000 in 2000)
Hopewell city:

$136,379
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,188 - $178,953
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $992
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $362

Institutionalized population: 237
Hopewell city, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,229 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,206 (0.9%)

Hopewell city household income distribution in 2009 Hopewell city home values distribution Hopewell city contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for other race residents, 5.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.6%
Hopewell city:

19.6%
Virginia:

11.7%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.8% for American Indian residents, 10.4% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 68 years old, Asian residents: 63 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: Richmond, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hopewell city is $678 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $757 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1010 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hopewell.

Hopewell city has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Chesterfield County , Prince George County , Prince George County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 859
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 435 (60% naturalized citizens)

Hopewell city:

1.9%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 86
  • 1990 to 1994: 54
  • 1985 to 1989: 36
  • 1980 to 1984: 31
  • 1975 to 1979: 19
  • 1970 to 1974: 75
  • 1970 to 1974: 40
  • 1965 to 1969: 94

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 29.8%

Hopewell city marital status for males Hopewell city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hopewell city with a mortgage: 3,170 (439 second mortgage, 408 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,569

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hopewell city

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,87531
Mainline Protestant2,6668
Catholic9301
Orthodox1201
Other81
Black Protestant-2
None10,992-
Hopewell city Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Hopewell city:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Hopewell city:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hopewell city:

11.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hopewell city:

30.0%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.4%
State:

18.6%

Tornado activity:

Hopewell city historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 178658.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 15 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/8/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hopewell city-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 86% 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 Hopewell 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 the county 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 county 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 county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from Hopewell 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 334.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (23%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Thailand (8%)
  • Panama (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • France (6%)
  • Japan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hopewell city (%):

  • United States or American (15%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Hopewell city mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,629 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 1,185 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 32 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 91 (1%)
  • Other means: 61 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 195 (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Hopewell city, Virginia 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
237 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,292.

11.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.07%
Virginia average:

9.34%


0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($600 average AGI)
Hopewell city:

0.16%
Virginia average:

0.21%

8.46% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($20,256 average AGI)
2.45% relocated from other states ($7,960 average AGI)
Hopewell city:

2.45%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chesterfield County, VA  2.08% ($26,466 average AGI)
from Prince George County, VA  1.65% ($27,326)
from Petersburg city, VA  1.53% ($26,053)
from Colonial Heights city, VA  0.71% ($23,836)
from Richmond city, VA  0.43% ($25,568)
from Henrico County, VA  0.42% ($27,694)
from Dinwiddie County, VA  0.39% ($23,636)


11.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.58%
Virginia average:

9.20%


0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Hopewell city:

0.14%
Virginia average:

0.20%

8.75% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($22,181 average AGI)
2.69% relocated to other states ($6,978 average AGI)
Hopewell city:

2.69%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chesterfield County, VA  2.15% ($32,238 average AGI)
to Prince George County, VA  1.62% ($28,050)
to Petersburg city, VA  1.34% ($23,574)
to Colonial Heights city, VA  0.80% ($28,696)
to Richmond city, VA  0.58% ($24,420)
to Dinwiddie County, VA  0.50% ($32,140)
to Henrico County, VA  0.42% ($31,972)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Hopewell city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Hopewell city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hopewell city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,133 (3,416 aged, 717 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 30282.98
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1180.200
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 143627.34

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1498.460
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1366.240
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.81

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 53.26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88.14

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.41
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 133.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,354

Size of family households: 2,534 2-persons, 1,483 3-persons, 1,005 4-persons, 487 5-persons, 224 6-persons, 144 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,752 1-person, 400 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

2,567 married couples with children.
2,608 single-parent households (436 men, 2,172 women).

95.0% of residents of Hopewell city speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $295,616,000 ($13215 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $28,922,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $84,922,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,894,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,009,000
Federal grants: $110,986,000
Federal procurement contracts: $63,543,000 ($15,138,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,262,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,193,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $17,513,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,902
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,418
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +83
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -122
Here -5 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hopewell city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 21.01 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 51
  • 2000 to 2004: 529
  • 1990 to 1999: 739
  • 1980 to 1989: 954
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,307
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,157
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,898
  • 1940 to 1949: 735
  • 1939 or earlier: 711
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hopewell city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 24
  • 3 rooms: 85
  • 4 rooms: 241
  • 5 rooms: 1,246
  • 6 rooms: 1,500
  • 7 rooms: 1,043
  • 8 rooms: 541
  • 9+ rooms: 382
  • 1 room: 89
  • 2 rooms: 306
  • 3 rooms: 507
  • 4 rooms: 1,307
  • 5 rooms: 848
  • 6 rooms: 509
  • 7 rooms: 297
  • 8 rooms: 86
  • 9+ rooms: 44
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hopewell city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 122
  • 2 bedrooms: 773
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,124
  • 4 bedrooms: 908
  • 5+ bedrooms: 135
  • no bedroom: 180
  • 1 bedroom: 682
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,740
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,154
  • 4 bedrooms: 191
  • 5+ bedrooms: 46
Cars and other vehicles available in Hopewell city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 250
  • 1 vehicle: 1,452
  • 2 vehicles: 2,234
  • 3 vehicles: 819
  • 4 vehicles: 244
  • 5+ vehicles: 63
  • no vehicle: 683
  • 1 vehicle: 2,202
  • 2 vehicles: 858
  • 3 vehicles: 162
  • 4 vehicles: 54
  • 5+ vehicles: 34

55% of Hopewell city residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Virginia.

Hopewell city:

54.8%
State average:

53.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $68,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hopewell city
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (39.3%)
  • Electricity (36.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Electricity (44.9%)
  • Utility gas (39.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 147
Here:

5.9%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

9.6%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 123
Here:

16.9%
Virginia:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

Hopewell city Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hopewell city Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Hopewell city, 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 city, 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

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