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Hope, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Hope had a population of 2,057 as of July 1, 2018. Hope ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hope is located at latitude 39.2993 and longitude -85.766 in Bartholomew County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hope (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bartholomew County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Town of Hope (GNIS ID: 2397000) 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.

The Town of Hope is located within Township of Haw Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bartholomew County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hope: Goshen.

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Hope, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,057
Population in Households 1,981
Population in Familes 1,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 2,167
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $51,247
Average Household Income $60,093
Per Capita Income $22,314


Total Housing Units 866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 590 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $110,119
Average Home Value $130,169


Total Households 763
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 546
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.26% -0.02%
Households -0.37% -0.11%
Families -0.33% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Hope, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hope to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 223 68th
Population Density # 94 86th
Diversity Index # 348 49th
Median Household Income # 343 50th
Per Capita Income # 510 25th

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