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Hopewell is a borough in Mercer County, in the Trenton metro area.

The community was named for the ship on which many settlers sailed for America
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Hopewell. For links to other places called Hopewell, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Hopewell is 40.389N. The longitude is -74.762W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 197 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,044.


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Median household income
Local
$77,270
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hopewell demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Columbia
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Hopewell received national attention for 1932 kidnapping of the infant son of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. The family was living in a rented house here while waiting for their estate to be built
Historic sites and museums: Hopewell Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Hopewell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Trenton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08525 ZIP code.

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19% of Hopewell residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $38,413, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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54% of Hopewell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hopewell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $744.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,899.


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Libraries in Hopewell include Hopewell Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hopewell include Hopewell Valley News

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Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hopewell political report.

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The average commute time for Hopewell workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other NJ communities named Hopewell:
  �Cumberland County township
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