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Hopewell is a township in Mercer County, in the Trenton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Hopewell. For links to other places called Hopewell, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hopewell is 40.333N. The longitude is -74.816W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,105.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hopewell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer 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 08628 ZIP code.
14% of Hopewell residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hopewell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hopewell was $43,947, compared with $21,587 nationally.
56% of Hopewell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hopewell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $833. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,962.
Newspapers in Hopewell include Hopewell Valley News
Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hopewell political report.
The average commute time for Hopewell workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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