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Hope Mills is a town in Cumberland County, in the Fayetteville metro area.

The community was named for mills built here in 1891

The latitude of Hope Mills is 34.970N. The longitude is -78.945W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,966.


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Median household income
Local
$40,697
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hope Mills demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Rockfish
The local cotton mill and many other buildings were burned by Sherman's troops during the Civil War

Many local residents are military families from nearby Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 74. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.2 per 1,000 people.

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13% of Hope Mills residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hope Mills ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hope Mills was $16,534, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Hope Mills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Hope Mills include Hope Mills Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Hope Mills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $465.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $881.


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Libraries in Hope Mills include Hope Mills Branch Library ... View libraries

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Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hope Mills political report.

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The average commute time for Hope Mills workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hope Mills between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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