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.
Hopewell Junction is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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 very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Hopewell Junction isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 97.57% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small town, Hopewell Junction does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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.