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Hopewell is a township in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Hopewell. For links to other places called Hopewell, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hopewell is 40.123N. The longitude is -77.516W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,096.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hopewell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland 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 17240 ZIP code.
39% of Hopewell residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $18,114, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% 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 $432. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,009.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hopewell political report.
The average commute time for Hopewell workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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