New Hope, Pennsylvania

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New Hope, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy New Hope Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy New Hope Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy New Hope College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy New Hope Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy New Hope Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% New Hope People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 18% New Hope Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of New Hope, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 8 9
Senior Citizens 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 2
Low Violent Crime 2 2

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New Hope Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Trenton, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Standard Zip Codes 18938
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.364
Longitude -74.951

New 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 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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New Hope Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,252 100%
Male 1,205 53.5%
Female 1,047 46.5%
Under 18 348 15.5%
18+ 1,904 84.5%
65+ 255 11.3%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.74
White 2,138 94.9%
African-American 25 1.1%
Asian 19 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 42 1.9%
Mixed Race 23 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 125 5.6%

Estimated New Hope Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,276
Growth 24
Growth % 1.1%

New 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
Italian 18.9%
German 17.1%
Irish 13.1%
English 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Polish 4.7%
Russian 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
US/American 2.7%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scottish 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
Welsh 1.6%
Lithuanian 1.3%
Hungarian 1.1%
Austrian 1%
Ukrainian 1%
European 0.8%
Serbian 0.7%
Greek 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
British 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Slovak 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
New Zealander 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
Estonian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Hope 2,252 $87,868
Doylestown 8,227 $71,988
Ivyland 492 $63,750
Mechanicsville 515 $40,556
New Britain 3,125 $67,500
Newtown 2,312 $78,215
Yardley 2,498 $70,938

New Hope Public Libraries

Fr Lib Of New Hope & Solebury
New Hope, Pennsylvania
(215) 862-2330
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Starbucks in New Hope

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4A East Bridge Street
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New Hope High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 414 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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