Hope, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 9,790 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 4,170  (42.6%)
Females: 5,620  (57.4%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71801.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,139 (it was $25,385 in 2000)
Hope:

$34,139
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,562 (it was $12,783 in 2000)

Hope city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,847 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Hope:

$82,847
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,390; detached houses: $99,570; townhouses or other attached units: $97,086; mobile homes: $51,453

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hope: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.9%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.8% for Black residents, 63.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.2% for other race residents, 42.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hope, AR (2017)
    • 4,19841.9%Black alone
    • 3,46234.6%White alone
    • 2,13521.3%Hispanic
    • 2162.2%Two or more races
    • 110.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.10%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Hope, Arkansas as of July 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hope is 223 to 1.


Crime rates in Hope by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(9.5)
2
(18.9)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
2
(20.0)
1
(9.9)
2
(20.0)
2
(20.3)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(113.6)
8
(75.6)
10
(95.5)
5
(47.8)
1
(9.7)
4
(38.6)
7
(68.8)
10
(99.0)
13
(129.7)
12
(118.8)
10
(100.1)
9
(91.4)
10
(101.4)
8
(82.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(142.0)
17
(160.6)
15
(143.3)
12
(114.7)
16
(154.5)
8
(77.2)
12
(118.0)
13
(128.7)
10
(99.8)
8
(79.2)
4
(40.1)
10
(101.5)
12
(121.7)
12
(123.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
72
(681.6)
81
(765.2)
70
(668.8)
79
(755.0)
54
(521.5)
94
(906.6)
82
(806.2)
72
(712.7)
57
(568.9)
49
(485.1)
68
(681.0)
100
(1,015)
95
(963.6)
55
(564.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
212
(2,007)
267
(2,522)
171
(1,634)
160
(1,529)
174
(1,681)
194
(1,871)
190
(1,868)
229
(2,267)
189
(1,886)
96
(950.5)
112
(1,122)
98
(994.7)
81
(821.6)
78
(800.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
684
(6,475)
612
(5,781)
474
(4,529)
428
(4,091)
379
(3,660)
427
(4,118)
417
(4,100)
420
(4,157)
340
(3,393)
410
(4,059)
436
(4,366)
371
(3,766)
365
(3,702)
294
(3,017)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(454.4)
38
(359.0)
27
(258.0)
30
(286.7)
21
(202.8)
28
(270.1)
34
(334.3)
29
(287.0)
18
(179.6)
18
(178.2)
26
(260.4)
19
(192.9)
26
(263.7)
20
(205.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(113.6)
5
(47.2)
7
(66.9)
4
(38.2)
1
(9.7)
2
(19.3)
5
(49.2)
4
(39.6)
5
(49.9)
3
(29.7)
1
(10.0)
6
(60.9)
1
(10.1)
2
(20.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)724.6736.0588.4517.3438.7552.7573.2628.0569.6478.8542.4582.8557.4408.7

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City-data.com crime index in Hope, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (8.0%), English (4.4%), Italian (1.9%), Irish (1.5%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/08/1875

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 10.00 square miles.

Population density: 979 people per square mile   (low).

Hope, Arkansas map

1,021 residents are foreign born (10.1% Latin America).

This city:

10.2%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $412 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $361 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (79.8 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (83.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (194.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Perrytown, AR (2.0 miles ),
Oakhaven, AR (2.1 miles),
Emmet, AR (2.8 miles ),
Washington, AR (3.0 miles),
Patmos, AR (3.3 miles),
Bodcaw, AR (3.6 miles),
Fulton, AR (3.7 miles ),
McNab, AR (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 33.67 N, Longitude: 93.59 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Watermelon Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,067 (+20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,210 (59.9%)

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Hope, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hope, AR in 2017
Hope satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $149,900
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $225,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hope, AR residents
Average permit cost in Hope, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Hope, AR
Historical housing units in Hope, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +523 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in Hope, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (25.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Wood products (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (27.5%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (23.6%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Hope, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Food processing workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (21.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Food processing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Food processing workers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)

Average climate in Hope, Arkansas

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Hope, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Hope-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Hope city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 21.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

Hope-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.4 miles away from Hope center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.2 miles away from Hope center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 292.4 miles away from Hope center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 222.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hempstead County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hope topographic map

Main business address for: CHAMPION PARTS INC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hope:

  • MEDICAL PARK HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 2001 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • WADLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AT HOPE (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2001 SOUTH MAIN)
  • HEATHER MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (400 WEST 23RD STREET)
  • HEATHER MANOR NURSING CENTER SOUTH (400 W 23RD STREET)
  • LAUREL PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (1901 SOUTH LAUREL STREET)
  • DAVITA - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY DIALYSIS UNIT (1803 S LAUREL)
  • HOPE DIALYSIS CENTER (407 W 16TH ST)
  • HEMPSTEAD COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (100 EAST 20TH, SUITE E & F)

Airports and heliports located in Hope:

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College/University in Hope:

  • University of Arkansas Community College-Hope (Full-time enrollment: 1,054; Location: 2500 S Main; Public; Website: www.uacch.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hope:

  • Texarkana College (about 33 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 34 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Henderson State University (about 45 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • National Park Community College (about 65 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 79 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 79 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 85 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)

Public high schools in Hope:

Private high school in Hope:

  • GARRETT MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 192, Location: 1 GENESIS DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hope:

  • BERYL HENRY UPPER ELEM. SCHOOL (Location: 2000 S MAIN ST, Grades: 5-6)
  • YERGER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 400 E 9TH ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • SPRING HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 633 HWY 355 W, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Hope

Library in Hope:

  • SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $915,986; Location: 500 SOUTH ELM STREET; 330,545 books; 231 e-books; 6,208 audio materials; 7,123 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 203 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The local government website is not www.hopeusa.com. That is the webpage of the Economic Development Corporation. The correct URL for the local government of Hope is www.hopearkansas.net

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hope: Hope Country Club (A), Arkansas State Police Troop G (B), Hope Police Department (C), Hempstead County Sheriff's Office (D), Hope City Hall (E), Hempstead County Courthouse (F), Hempstead County Library (G), Pafford Emergency Medical Services - Hope (H), Hope Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hope Village Shopping Center (1), North Hervey Street Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Hope: CHAMPION PARTS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hope include: Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Garrett Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (B), United Pentecostal Church (C), First Pentecostal Church of God (D), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Faith Bible Church (G), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Bridewells Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Hope: Northside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Henry C Yerger School Museum (316 East 4th Street), Clinton Birthplace Foundation Visitors Center (Historical Places & Services; 415 West Division Street).

Hotels: Days Inn Hope (1600 North Hervey Road), Econo Lodge Hope (2504 North Hazel Street), Super 8 Motel (Interstate 30 & High), Hope Village Inn & RV Park (2611 North Hazel Street), Best Western of Hope (I 30 And Hwy # 278), Holiday Inn Express Hope (2600 North Hervey).

Birthplace of: Bill Clinton - (born 1946), U. S. President, Mike Huckabee, Henry G. Bennett - University president, Ken Duke - Professional golfer, Ketty Lester - Female singer, Melinda Dillon - Film actor, Paul Tyson - Football player and coach, Lavenski Smith - Judge, Raymond Burnett - Football player and coach.

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

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

BOIS D ARC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In DEC-31-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (JUN-02-2000), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hope that have no violations reported:

  • HOPE WATER LIGHT COMM (Population served: 11,500, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Hope in 2010:

  • 180 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Hope in 2000:

  • 189 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Hope (2011 data):

  • BancorpSouth Bank: Hope Main Office, North Branch, South Main Branch. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • First National Bank: The Of Hope Bran, South Branch, North Branch. Info updated 2009/09/28: Bank assets: $310.8 mil, Deposits: $271.9 mil, headquarters in Texarkana, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares Of Hempstead County
  • Summit Bank: Hope Branch at 600 South Main, branch established on 2001/05/07; Hope Branch at 1303 North Hervey, branch established on 2004/09/09. Info updated 2011/02/25: Bank assets: $1,129.7 mil, Deposits: $946.3 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Bancorp, Inc.
  • Diamond Bank: Hope Branch at 400 South Main, branch established on 2001/05/21. Info updated 2011/12/01: Bank assets: $437.7 mil, Deposits: $365.3 mil, headquarters in Murfreesboro, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Bainum Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Hope:

Marital status in Hope, AR
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Hope:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hope
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hope, AR (based on Hempstead County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,34038
Black Protestant2,26812
Mainline Protestant1,27714
Catholic3861
Other2252
None11,113-
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: 7
Here:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hempstead County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.2%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.0%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hope:

46.2%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hope:

42.6%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Hope:

29.2
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hope:

21.2%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hope:

12.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hope:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hope:

33.5%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.0%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hope:

79.5%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hope, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 26$128,068$59,1080$0
Police Protection - Officers 24$83,491$41,7460$0
Firefighters 17$47,222$33,3330$0
Electric Power 16$83,128$62,3460$0
Solid Waste Management 13$30,464$28,1210$0
Water Supply 11$38,562$42,0680$0
Sewerage 10$27,533$33,0401$1,176
Parks and Recreation 9$25,094$33,4591$1,050
Police - Other 9$23,496$31,3282$921
Streets and Highways 8$18,012$27,0180$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,461$68,7661$2,867
Health 2$4,464$26,7840$0
Airports 1$2,463$29,5561$833
Financial Administration 1$4,765$57,1801$1,589
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$6,276
Totals for Government 149$528,223$42,54111$14,712

Hope government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $442,000 ($45.15)
    Regular Highways: $372,000 ($38.00)
    General - Other: $317,000 ($32.38)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($4.19)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $20,055,000 ($2048.52)
    Water Utilities: $2,735,000 ($279.37)
    Police Protection: $2,015,000 ($205.82)
    Regular Highways: $1,076,000 ($109.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $906,000 ($92.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $807,000 ($82.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $652,000 ($66.60)
    Sewerage: $529,000 ($54.03)
    General - Other: $471,000 ($48.11)
    Central Staff Services: $327,000 ($33.40)
    Air Transportation: $175,000 ($17.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000 ($15.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $90,000 ($9.19)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($8.17)
    General Public Buildings: $75,000 ($7.66)
    Health - Other: $65,000 ($6.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $1,790,000 ($182.84)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $289,000 ($29.52)
    Benefit Payments: $174,000 ($17.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $246,000 ($25.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,156,000 ($118.08)
    Water Utilities: $283,000 ($28.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($23.19)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($8.99)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($4.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($2.96)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,106,000 ($317.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($2.76)

Hope government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,380,000 ($140.96)
    Sewerage: $950,000 ($97.04)
    Air Transportation: $140,000 ($14.30)
    Other: $48,000 ($4.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($2.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-78,000 ($-7.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $470,000 ($48.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,356,000 ($138.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $612,000 ($62.51)
    Interest Earnings: $598,000 ($61.08)
    Fines and Forfeits: $327,000 ($33.40)
    Rents: $12,000 ($1.23)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $21,110,000 ($2156.28)
    Water Utilities: $2,879,000 ($294.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $567,000 ($57.92)
    General Local Government Support: $214,000 ($21.86)
    Other: $52,000 ($5.31)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,299,000 ($234.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $252,000 ($25.74)
    Property: $238,000 ($24.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000 ($16.85)
    Other License: $13,000 ($1.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.31)

Hope government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,777,000 ($487.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,068,000 ($415.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $709,000 ($72.42)

Hope government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,338,000 ($1873.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $771,000 ($78.75)
Businesses in Hope, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hope:

  • KXAR (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOPE, AR; Owner: KDB, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hope:

  • K217ET (91.3 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hope:

  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hope fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 610ft / 186mTotal length
  • $4,489,000Total costs
  • 779,922Total average daily traffic
  • 94,751Total average daily truck traffic
  • 348,729Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hope, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 291960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hope, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hope, AR)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hope)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33349 , Serial Number: 28R-7535137, Year manufactured: 1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry Stroud, 174 Hempstead 183, Hope, AR 71801
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73868 , Serial Number: 17267730, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Flight Management Inc, 2111 W 16th St, Hope, AR 71801
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41021 , Serial Number: 7671, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): A C Dugal, Arpt, Hope, AR 71801
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/04/2019

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 122. The highest number of reported fires - 198 took place in 2011, and the least - 26 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hope, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (61.2%), and Structure Fires (23.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hope, AR
    • 1,27561.2%Outside Fires
    • 48923.5%Structure Fires
    • 25212.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 663.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hope, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hope, Arkansas:

  • Best Western Inn, I-30 & Hwy 4, Hope, Arkansas 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-9222
  • Quality Inn, I-30 & Hwy 29, Hope, Arkansas 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-0777
  • Econo Lodge, 2504 N Hazel St, Hope, Arkansas 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-0777, Fax: (870) 777-0777
  • Best Western Of Hope, 1800 Holiday Dr, Hope, Arkansas 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-9222, Fax: (870) 777-9077
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2700 N Hervey St, Hope, Arkansas 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-4567, Fax: (870) 777-4999
  • Super 8 Motel, 2000 Holiday Dr, Hope, Arkansas 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-8601, Fax: (870) 777-3142
  • America's Best Value Inn & Suites, 2205 N Hazel St, Hope, Arkansas 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-4676, Fax: (870) 777-4750
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hope, Arkansas
Most common first names in Hope, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17671.9 years
Mary13778.7 years
John13075.7 years
William13075.8 years
Robert8671.8 years
Willie6577.1 years
Charles6474.2 years
George6077.6 years
Thomas5174.1 years
Henry4975.1 years
Most common last names in Hope, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9876.5 years
Jones9477.8 years
Williams8775.8 years
Johnson7675.1 years
Brown6174.1 years
White5274.1 years
Clark4872.7 years
Cox4574.0 years
Turner4575.2 years
Phillips4277.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hope, AR
  • 69.5%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hope, AR
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hope compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Hope on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #71 (71801) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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