Hopewell demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,16919191
Median age36.537.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English91%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%
Hopewell, VA has a population of 22,332 and is the 1,946th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,169 per sq mi which is 1033% higher than the Virginia average and 2294% higher than the national average. The median age in Hopewell is 37 which is approximately 3% lower than the Virginia average of 38. In Hopewell, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 69% of Hopewell residents were born in Virginia, 24% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hopewell is 1033% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Hopewell is 3% lower than Virginia.
  • In Hopewell 52.40% of the population is White.
  • In Hopewell 38.98% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hopewell 1.23% of the population is Asian.

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Hopewell population breakdown by race

Black or African American38.98%19.21%12.63%
American Indian0.21%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race3.39%3.37%3.06%
Other race3.79%2.30%4.75%
In Hopewell, 7.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hopewell, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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