New Hope, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 129.
Males: 29  (22.9%)
Females: 100  (77.1%)
Median resident age:

18.0 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 40052

Estimated median household income in 2022: $65,286
New Hope:

$65,286
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,051

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $226,244
New Hope:

$226,244
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $189,088; detached houses: $187,342
March 2022 cost of living index in New Hope: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 74.3%

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in New Hope, Kentucky as of May 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Hope is 85 to 1.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (43.3 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (313.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New Haven, KY (2.2 miles ),
Raywick, KY (2.6 miles),
Loretto, KY (2.6 miles ),
St. Mary, KY (3.2 miles ),
Buffalo, KY (3.2 miles ),
Boston, KY (3.3 miles ),
Bardstown, KY (3.6 miles ),
Hodgenville, KY (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 85.51 W

Distribution of median household income in New Hope, KY in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

New Hope-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the New Hope place center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.5 miles away from the place center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Hope-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 141.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 141.4 miles away from New Hope center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nelson County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near New Hope:

  • COLONIAL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BARDSTOWN, KY)
  • BARDSTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BARDSTOWN, KY)
  • SUNRISE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HODGENVILLE, KY)
  • VNA NAZARETH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BARDSTOWN, KY)
  • SPRING VIEW HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LEBANON, KY)
  • THE VILLAGE OF LEBANON II (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LEBANON, KY)
  • CEDARS OF LEBANON REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LEBANON, KY)

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

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 20 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • Campbellsville University (about 22 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 39 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Sullivan University (about 42 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • University of Louisville (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 44 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)

Public high school in New Hope:

  • HOPE HILL CHILDREN'S HOME (Location: 700 HOPE RD, Grades: 6-12)

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Cemetery: Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: American Center for Law & Justices (6375 New Hope Road).

Nelson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in New Hope:

Marital status in New Hope, KY
  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 65.0%

For population 25 years and over in New Hope:

  • High school or higher: 52.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for New Hope, KY (based on Nelson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,42138
Catholic10,0079
Mainline Protestant2,38715
Black Protestant5643
Other2342
None19,824-
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: 6
Here:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Nelson County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Nelson County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in New Hope:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRT (1320 AM; 1 kW; BARDSTOWN, KY; Owner: CBC OF NELSON COUNTY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WXAM (1430 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, KY; Owner: MARK GOODMAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLBN (1590 AM; 1 kW; LEBANON, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION COUNTY, INC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Hope:

  • WAKY-FM (102.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, KY; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WLSK (100.9 FM; LEBANON, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION COUNTY, INC)
  • WKMO (106.3 FM; HODGENVILLE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WVLC (99.9 FM; MANNSVILLE, KY; Owner: PATRICIA RODGERS)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WCKQ (104.1 FM; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION & TAYLOR COUNTIES INC)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTHX (107.3 FM; LEBANON JUNCTION, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WGRK-FM (103.1 FM; GREENSBURG, KY; Owner: GREEN COUNTY CBC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Hope:

  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)

New Hope fatal accident list:

Dec 21, 2006 01:00 AM, Shirley Ave, Lat: 37.628130, Lon: -85.504060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.3mTotal length
  • $487,000Total costs
  • 5,976Total average daily traffic
  • 450Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,244Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in New Hope, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for New Hope, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Hope, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Hope, KY
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


New Hope compared to Kentucky state average:

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