Hopewell city, VA

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2022 Population
23,046
0.113% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.7
0.279% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21.3%
11.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$50,661
14.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$151,600
19.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hopewell city, VA had a population of 23k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $50,661. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hopewell city, VA grew from 23,020 to 23,046, a 0.113% increase and its median household income grew from $44,209 to $50,661, a 14.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hopewell city, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (41.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.66%), White (Hispanic) (3.52%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.2%).

None of the households in Hopewell city, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Hopewell city, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Hopewell city, VA was $151,600, and the homeownership rate was 53.6%.

Most people in Hopewell city, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hopewell city, VA was 2 cars per household.

Hopewell city, VA borders Chesterfield County, VA and Prince George County, VA.

Population & Diversity

Hopewell city, VA is home to a population of 23k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.33% of Hopewell city, VA residents were born outside of the country (767 people).

In 2022, there were 1.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.8k people) in Hopewell city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.31k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Hopewell city, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hopewell city, VA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hopewell city, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.8k ± 202
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.65k ± 372
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.31k ± 430
8.86%
Hispanic Population
2.04k people

In 2022, there were 1.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.8k people) in Hopewell city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.31k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.86% of the people in Hopewell city, VA are hispanic (2.04k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hopewell city, VA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.33%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
767 people
3.47%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
799 people

As of 2022, 3.33% of Hopewell city, VA residents (767 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hopewell city, VA was 3.47%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    572 ± 225
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    492 ± 169
  3. Vietnam
    474 ± 149

Hopewell city, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hopewell city, VA employs 9.57k people. The largest industries in Hopewell city, VA are Manufacturing (1,668 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,420 people), and Retail Trade (1,250 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,042), Public Administration ($63,681), and Finance & Insurance ($46,702).

Occupations

9.57k
2022 Value
± 857
−1.08%
1 Year decline
± 12.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hopewell city, VA declined at a rate of −1.08%, from 9.67k employees to 9.57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hopewell city, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,559 people), Production Occupations (1,246 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (699 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hopewell city, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.57k
2022 Value
± 857
−1.08%
1 Year decline
± 12.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hopewell city, VA declined at a rate of −1.08%, from 9.67k employees to 9.57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hopewell city, VA, are Manufacturing (1,668 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,420 people), and Retail Trade (1,250 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hopewell city, VA, though some of these residents may live in Hopewell city, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,372
Median earning men ± $4,364
$35,212
Median earning women ± $2,266

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($69,512), Manufacturing ($45,576), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($41,541).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($52,542), Public Administration ($48,411), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,512).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 159
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 102
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 100
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hopewell County, VA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hopewell city, VA was $151,600 in 2022, which is 0.538 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $127,300 to $151,600, a 19.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Hopewell city, VA is 53.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hopewell city, VA have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hopewell city, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hopewell city, VA is $50,661. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hopewell city, VA was Census Tract 8205 with a value of $64,180, followed by Census Tract 8204 and Census Tract 8201, with respective values of $63,208 and $42,333.

Property

$151,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,140
$5,007
Median Property Taxes
±$596

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hopewell city, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.6%
Homeownership
2022
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.6% of the housing units in Hopewell city, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8205
  2. Census Tract 8204
  3. Census Tract 8201

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hopewell city, VA was Census Tract 8205 with a value of $64,180, followed by Census Tract 8204 and Census Tract 8201, with respective values of $63,208 and $42,333.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hopewell city, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$50,661
Median Household Income
± $5,284
9.35k
Number of Households
± 805

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.35k households in Hopewell city, VA grew to $50,661 from the previous year's value of $44,209.

The following chart displays the households in Hopewell city, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hopewell city, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.65%)

In 2022, 81.4% of workers in Hopewell city, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (6.65%).

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hopewell city, VA have a shorter commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.28% of the workforce in Hopewell city, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hopewell city, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hopewell city, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hopewell city, VA (4.87k out of 22.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hopewell city, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Hopewell city, VA has health coverage, with 36.5% on employee plans, 33.9% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 9.67% on non-group plans, and 2.42% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hopewell city, VA see 2503 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.319% decrease from the previous year (2511 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1721 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 699 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.9% were men and 55.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,503 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hopewell city, VA

Primary care physicians in Hopewell city, VA see an average of 2,503 patients per year. This represents a 0.319% decrease from the previous year (2,511 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hopewell city, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.1% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.9% were men and 55.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.92%
Uninsured
36.5%
Employer Coverage
33.9%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
9.67%
Non-Group
2.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hopewell city, VA declined by 10.5% from 7.74% to 6.92%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 64.4 in Hopewell city, VA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 39.1% in Hopewell city, VA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.03% in Hopewell city, VA.

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