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Hope is a village in Eddy County, in the Carlsbad-Artesia metro area.
One tradition says the community was named as the result of a coin toss. Two settlers tossed a dime into the air and one said, "I hope you lose"
The latitude of Hope is 32.810N. The longitude is -104.732W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,085 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 107.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hope demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Eddy County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 88250 ZIP code.
2% of Hope residents report German ancestry, and 36% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hope ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hope was $12,867, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Hope residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hope, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.
Eddy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hope political report.
The average commute time for Hope workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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