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New Hope, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of New Hope had a population of 2,953 as of July 1, 2015. New Hope ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Hope is located at latitude 34.538 and longitude -86.4124 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Hope (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 581 feet.

The City of New Hope (GNIS ID: 2404361) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Hope population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Hope: Clouds Town, Newhope, Vienna.

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New Hope, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,953
Population in Households 2,950
Population in Familes 2,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,209
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 840
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 871 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 338 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $118,194
Average Home Value $140,557


Median Household Income $36,919
Average Household Income $48,883
Per Capita Income $20,183
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 1.15%
Households 1.08% 1.23%
Families 1.05% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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New Hope, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Hope to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 163 72nd
Population Density1 # 211 64th
Diversity Index2 # 497 14th
Median Household Income # 308 47th
Per Capita Income # 268 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.