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Population (year 2000): 22,354. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,690 (+1.5% change)
Males: 10,447 (46.7%), Females: 11,907 (53.3%)

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Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $33,196 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,300 (year 2000)

Hopewell, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Hopewell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.1%)
  • Black (33.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (11.3%), English (8.8%), German (8.5%), Irish (6.4%), French (2.0%), Italian (2.0%).

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Land area: 10.2 square miles

Hopewell,

For population 25 years and over in Hopewell

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hopewell city

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -775 (-3.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Richmond, (20.3 miles www.nytimes.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: VA Norfolk, (77.0 miles pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (238.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lee, VA (3.5 miles Fort Heights, VA (7.1 miles Colonial VA Petersburg, (8.6 miles VA (9.0 miles Ettrick, VA Chester, (10.1 miles VA (12.0 miles Bellwood, VA (12.3 miles Matoaca, VA (14.7 miles Bensley,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 43 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $52,600
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2000: 66 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2001: 56 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2005: 152 buildings, average cost: $45,100

Latitude: 37.29 N, Longitude: 77.30 W

Area code: 804


Hopewell, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.2%), Educational,health and social services (16.1%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -582 (-2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,748 (29.8%)


 

Crime in Hopewell by Year

Type 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 2 1
    per 100,000 4.5 0.0 8.9 4.5
Rapes 15 5 16 11
    per 100,000 67.1 22.4 71.6 49.2
Robberies 48 56 32 55
    per 100,000 214.7 250.5 143.2 246.0
Assaults 121 110 100 109
    per 100,000 541.3 492.1 447.3 487.6
Burglaries 219 277 321 274
    per 100,000 979.7 1239.2 1436.0 1225.7
Thefts 748 811 708 736
    per 100,000 3346.2 3628.0 3167.2 3292.5
Auto thefts 103 138 90 122
    per 100,000 460.8 617.3 402.6 545.8
443.3 463.8 429.4 456.7


Average climate in Hopewell, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hopewell,

Hopewell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Hopewell city center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Hopewell:
  • COLUMBIA JOHN RANDOLPH MEDICAL CENTER` (411 W RANDOLPH ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hopewell:
  • POPLAR SPRINGS HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; PETERSBURG, VA)
  • HIRAM W DAVIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; PETERSBURG, VA)
  • SOUTHSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; PETERSBURG, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hopewell:
  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 15 miles; RICHMOND, VA; ID: RIC)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 58 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; ID: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 68 miles; HAMPTON, VA; ID: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hopewell:
  • WATHALL CHANNEL (about 3 miles; CHESTER, VA; ID: 2G6)
  • DINWIDDIE COUNTY (about 16 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; ID: PTB)
  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (about 17 miles; RICHMOND, VA; ID: FCI)

Amtrak stations near Hopewell:
  • 10 miles: PETERSBURG (ETTRICK, 3516 SOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 1 $2,035 $24,420 0 $0
Sewerage 58 $232,897 $48,185 2 $2,334
Housing and Community Development(Local) 34 $106,294 $37,515 6 $3,540
Solid Waste Management 2 $5,444 $32,664 1 $578
Police - Other 15 $39,589 $31,671 6 $6,288
Police Protection - Officers 47 $192,206 $49,073 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 24 $77,342 $38,671 1 $1,594
Other Government Administration 32 $94,345 $35,379 2 $3,361
Firefighters 37 $133,887 $43,422 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 435 $1,335,982 $36,854 97 $51,566
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 139 $277,436 $23,951 86 $50,758
Other and Unallocable 5 $16,392 $39,340 1 $509
Parks and Recreation 17 $45,653 $32,225 26 $11,446
Welfare 44 $126,269 $34,437 11 $15,359
Streets and Highways 35 $89,716 $30,759 2 $611
Financial Administration 25 $80,782 $38,775 2 $1,678
Totals for Government 950 $2,856,269 $36,079 243 $149,622


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hopewell:
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHESTER, VA; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 18,753)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 21 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 4,906)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 39 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 7,133)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; FT enrollment: 4,432)
Public high school in Hopewell:
  • HOPEWELL HIGH (Students: 1,018; Location: 400 S MESA DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Hopewell:
  • WEST END CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 1600 ATLANTIC STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BROADWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: PO BOX 804; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BERMUDA RUN EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 32; Location: 3803 RUFFIN ROAD; Grades: 2 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hopewell:
  • CARTER G. WOODSON MIDDLE (Students: 976; Location: 1000 WINSTON CHURCHILL DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PATRICK COPELAND ELEM. (Students: 659; Location: 400 WESTHILL DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HARRY E. JAMES ELEM. (Students: 630; Location: 1807 ARLINGTON RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DUPONT ELEM. (Students: 603; Location: 300 S 18TH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WOODLAWN PRE-SCHOOL LEARNING CTR (Location: 1100 DINWIDDIE AVE.; Grades: PK - PK)
  • WOODLAWN LEARNING CTR. (Location: 1100 DINWIDDIE AVE; Grades: 00 - 00)
  • HOPEWELL ISAEP CTR (Location: 400 S. MESA DR.; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Hopewell:
  • WOODLAWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 3512 VIRGINIA STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Hopewell:
  • APPOMATTOX REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,393,398; Location: 245 EAST CAWSON STREET; 164,554 books; 7,510 audio materials; 1,542 video materials; 374 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Hopewell: Hopewell Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility (A), City Point House (B), Maud Langhorne Nelson Library (C), Weston Manor (D), Fire Station Number 1 (E), Fire Station Number 2 (F), Hopewell City Hall (G).

Shopping Centers: Cavalier Square Shopping Center (1), Colonial Corner Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Hopewell include: Church of God of South Hopewell (A), Church of the Brethren (B), Full Gospel Korean Church (C), Powers Memorial Baptist Church (D), Antioch Christian Center (E), Saint Elpis Greek Orthodox Church of Southside Virginia (F), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Appomattox Cemetery (1), City Point National Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Poythress Run (A), Gravelly Run (B), Cabin Creek (C), Bullhill Run (D).

Parks in Hopewell include: Three and a Half Street Playground (1), Washington Circle (2), Appomattox Manor Park (3), Mathis Field (4), Riverside Park (5), Carter G Woodson Park (6), Westwood Playground (7), City Point Playground (8), Woodlawn Playground (9).

Post office: (A).  


Hopewell compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Hopewell:
  • WHAP (1340 AM; 1 kW; HOPEWELL, VA; Owner: CHINA CAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WROU (1240 AM; 1 kW; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hopewell:
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHH (99.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WARV-FM (100.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVST-FM (91.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCWM (90.7 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY IN VA.)
  • W274AB (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W291AJ (106.1 FM; WAVERLY, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Hopewell:
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

 

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