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New Hope is a borough in Bucks County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named after the New Hope Mills, so-named when they were rebuilt after a fire

The latitude of New Hope is 40.364N. The longitude is -74.951W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,263.


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Median household income
Local
$60,833
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Hope demographic reports
New Hope is on the Delaware River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 21. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 9.2 per 1,000 people.
New Hope received national attention for the 1983 death of NBC anchorwoman Jessica Savitch, a passenger in a car that flipped over and landed upside down in the Delaware Canal.
Well-known residents have included:
· Moss Hart, playwright and director
· Pearl S. Buck, author
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Winter Festival - Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Hope web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Bucks County Playhouse
Historic sites and museums: Washington Crossing Historic Park, Parry Mansion
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

20% of New Hope residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Hope ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Hope was $45,309, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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59% of New Hope residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in New Hope include New Hope Village District, Springdale Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in New Hope, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $736.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,839.


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Libraries in New Hope include Fr Library of New Hope & Solebury ... View libraries

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Bucks County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Hope political report.

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New Hope restaurants taking online reservations include Centre Bridge Inn, Marsha Brown ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for New Hope workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in New Hope include Best Western New Hope Inn.

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