Hopewell (city) County VA Information


Hopewell (city) County Subdivisions

Hopewell (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,682
Population in Households 22,445
Population in Familes 17,629
Population in Group Qrtrs 237
Population Density1 2,207
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 9,086
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 5,800
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,720 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,366 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,174 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $134,103
Average Home Value $160,461


Median Household Income $38,976
Average Household Income $48,470
Per Capita Income $19,724
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.06%
Households -0.08% -0.15%
Families -0.21% -0.24%
Median Household Income   -0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hopewell (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopewell (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 78 43rd
Population Density1 # 20 86th
Diversity Index2 # 12 92nd
Median Household Income # 95 30th
Per Capita Income # 118 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.