Population

Population by Age

Population by Race and Ethnicity

Unemployment

Education

Educational Attainment

Population 18 to 24 years:

Less than high school graduate: 16.2%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 29.6%

Some college or Associate’s degree: 44.9%

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.3%

Population 25 years and over:

Less than 9th grade: 6.0%

9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 8.2%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 28.2%

Some college, no degree: 21.3%

Associate’s degree: 7.7%

Bachelor’s degree: 17.9%

Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%

Source: Census Fact Finder and Virginia Department of Education

Health

Death rate per 1,000 population:

Hopewell: 12.4

Virginia: 7.5

US: 8

Total Pregnancies Total Live Births Induced Pregnancy Terminations Natural Deaths Total Infant Deaths
497 367 104 26 4

 

Health Snapshot

Source: All health data from The Division of Health Statistics at the Virginia Department of Health

Opportunity Map

Quick Look

Population Estimate: 22,348

Median Age: 35.9

Median Household Income: $37,029

Educational Attainment: 76.3% high school graduate or higher

Number of Companies: 1,056

Individuals Below Poverty Level: 19.8%

Additional Data Sources

City Data Profile

Census Bureau Data Sets

VEC Community Profile

Poverty

Percent of population living in poverty:

2010 – 20.4%

2011 – 20.1%

2012 – 18.9%

Poverty Map

Employment

25 Largest Employers:

  1. Honeywell International, Inc.
  2. Hopewell City School Board
  3. HCA Virginia Health System
  4. City of Hopewell
  5. E.I. DuPont De Nemours Company
  6. Alliance Group Rock Tenn
  7. Goldschmidt Chemical Corporation
  8. Aqualon Company
  9. Hopewell Operations, LLC
  10. Shaw Maintenance, Inc.
  11. River View On The Appomattox
  12. Quality Specialties
  13. Classic Insulations, Inc.
  14. Shamin Hopewell Assisted Living
  15. Food Lion
  16. TLC Home Health, Inc.
  17. MPW Industrial Services
  18. Rite Aid
  19. McDonald’s
  20. Stone & Webster Serv, LLC
  21. Farmers Foods
  22. Hardee’s
  23. Lawn Beautician
  24. Appomattox Regional Library
  25. Bojangles’

Source: Virginia Employment Commission, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), 3rd Quarter (July, August, September) 2013.