Hopkinton, Iowa

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Hopkinton, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Hopkinton Affordability of Rents
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Hopkinton Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Hopkinton, Iowa

Comparing Hopkinton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Senior Citizens 6 4
Age of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 8
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 7 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
People Living Alone 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Hopkinton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NE of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 176 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Delaware
Standard Zip Codes 52237
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.343
Longitude -91.248

Hopkinton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
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Hopkinton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 681 100%
Male 345 50.7%
Female 336 49.3%
Under 18 191 28%
18+ 490 72%
65+ 111 16.3%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 3.03
White 672 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Hopkinton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 656
Growth -25
Growth % -3.7%

Hopkinton 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
German 51.8%
US/American 11.3%
Irish 9.5%
English 8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
Czech 2.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
British 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
Greek 1.2%
Canadian 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Dutch 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hopkinton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sand Spring (52237)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hopkinton 681 $42,589
Delaware 188 $40,694
Delhi 458 $46,607
Earlville 900 $43,333
Monticello 3,607 $42,616
Prairieburg 175 $39,063
Worthington 381 $42,500

Hopkinton Public Libraries

Hopkinton Public Library
"110 1ST STREET SE, BOX 220"
Hopkinton, Iowa
(563) 926-2514

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