Hopewell, VA Population

Population: 22,354. Estimated population in July 2020: 22,690 (+1.5% change)
Males: 10,447 (46.7%), Females: 11,907 (53.3%)

Zip code: 23860

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

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%).

Land area: 10.2 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Hopewell:

  • COLUMBIA JOHN RANDOLPH MEDICAL CENTER` (411 W RANDOLPH ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hopewell:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hopewell:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 15 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 58 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 68 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hopewell:

  • WATHALL CHANNEL (about 3 miles; CHESTER, VA; Abbreviation: 2G6)
  • DINWIDDIE COUNTY (about 16 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: PTB)
  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (about 17 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: 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.

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 21 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 39 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)