Hope, Indiana

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Hope, Indiana

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High Points

Hope strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 16% Hope Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Hope, Indiana

Comparing Hope to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 3
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 4
Median Family Income 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1

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Hope Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 38 miles SE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Bartholomew
Standard Zip Codes 47246
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.303
Longitude -85.771

Hope Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station SEYMOUR 2 N
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
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Hope Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,140 100%
Male 1,066 49.8%
Female 1,074 50.2%
Under 18 659 30.8%
18+ 1,481 69.2%
65+ 233 10.9%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.13
White 2,108 98.5%
African-American 11 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 17 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 1.4%

Estimated Hope Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,185
Growth 45
Growth % 2.1%

Hope Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 40.3%
German 18.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
Irish 9.1%
English 5.2%
Scottish 3.6%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Italian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Norwegian 0.7%
Northern European 0.6%
European 0.6%
Moroccan 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hope 2,140 $38,875
Clifford 291 $37,917
Columbus 39,059 $52,296
Edinburgh 4,505 $40,511
Elizabethtown 391 $41,364
Hartsville 376 $54,375
St. Paul 1,022 $42,650
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Hope High Schools (2004)

9273 N SR 9
Serves 543 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

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