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Hope is a city in Hempstead County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Hope Loughborough, daughter of a railroad director.
The latitude of Hope is 33.666N. The longitude is -93.591W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 351 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,453.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hope demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hempstead 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 71801 ZIP code.
4% of Hope residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hope ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hope was $12,783, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Hope residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hope, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $578.
Libraries in Hope include Hempstead County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hope include Hope Star
Hempstead County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hope political report.
The average commute time for Hope workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hope between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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