Hopewell (city) County VA Information


Hopewell (city) County Subdivisions

Hopewell (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 22,998 (100%)
Population in Households 22,733 (98.8%)
Population in Families 17,721 (77.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 265 ( 1.2%)
Population Density 2,238
Diversity Index2 68


Median Household Income $43,527
Average Household Income $66,310
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $27,104
Wealth Index5 50


Total HU (Housing Units) 10,439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,819 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,575 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,045 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $154,831
Average Home Value $171,669
Housing Affordability Index3 126


Total Households 9,394
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,932
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.07% 0.01%
Households 0.00% 0.06%
Families   -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   3.32%
Owner Occupied HU   0.42%


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

The table below compares Hopewell (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 74 45th
Population Density # 20 86th
Median Household Income # 116 14th
Housing Affordability Index # 55 41st
Per Capita Income # 107 20th
Diversity Index # 17 88th

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