Hopewell Junction is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 380 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Hopewell Junction is the 877th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Hopewell Junction are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Unlike some towns, Hopewell Junction isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hopewell Junction are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hopewell Junction is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopewell Junction who work in management occupations (21.46%), sales jobs (17.81%), and office and administrative support (17.41%).
Of important note, Hopewell Junction is also a town of artists. Hopewell Junction has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hopewell Junction’s character.
In addition, Hopewell Junction is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Hopewell Junction is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hopewell Junction’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Hopewell Junction is a very car-oriented town. 97.57% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Hopewell Junction is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Hopewell Junction has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small town, Hopewell Junction doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Hopewell Junction is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.22% of adults in Hopewell Junction have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Hopewell Junction in 2018 was $34,635, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,540 for a family of four. However, Hopewell Junction contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hopewell Junction is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hopewell Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hopewell Junction residents report their race to be White. Hopewell Junction also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.35% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hopewell Junction include Irish, Italian, German, Moroccan, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hopewell Junction's cultural character, accounting for 20.98% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Hopewell Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.