New Hope, Minnesota

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New Hope
New Hope, Minnesota
Location of the city of New Hope within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Location of the city of New Hope
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°2′N 93°23′W / 45.033°N 93.383°W / 45.033; -93.383
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
Incorporated1936
Government
 • MayorKathi Hemken
Area
 • Total5.10 sq mi (13.21 km2)
 • Land5.04 sq mi (13.05 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)  1.18%
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Population
 • Total20,339
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
20,877
 • Density4,000/sq mi (1,500/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central)
ZIP codes
55427, 55428
Area code(s)763
FIPS code27-45628[4]
GNIS feature ID0648510[5]
WebsiteCity of New Hope

New Hope is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States and a suburb of Minneapolis. The population was 20,339 at the 2010 census and 21,032 at the 2015 estimate.[6]

History[edit]

New Hope was originally a farming community in Crystal Lake Township called Hope. In 1936, the city of Crystal, Minnesota, was incorporated, taking up all of former Crystal Lake Township. The farmers in the western part of the city broke off and formed New Hope Township. In 1953, with suburbia moving in and farmers moving out, New Hope incorporated as a city.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.10 square miles (13.21 km2), of which, 5.04 square miles (13.05 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.[1] It is 12 miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19603,552
197023,180552.6%
198023,087−0.4%
199021,853−5.3%
200020,873−4.5%
201020,339−2.6%
Est. 201620,877[3]2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2015 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 20,339 people, 8,427 households, and 5,032 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,035.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,558.1/km2). There were 9,051 housing units at an average density of 1,795.8 per square mile (693.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 74.5% White, 14.7% African American, 0.4% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 2.9% from other races, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.5% of the population.

There were 8,427 households of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.1% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 39.4 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.9% male and 53.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 20,873 people, 8,665 households, and 5,268 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,098.6 people per square mile (1,583.3/km²). There were 8,746 housing units at an average density of 1,717.4 per square mile (663.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.66% White, 5.78% African American, 0.46% Native American, 3.21% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.74% from other races, and 2.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.45% of the population.

There were 8,665 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.2% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,795, and the median income for a family was $60,424. Males had a median income of $41,192 versus $29,454 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,562. About 4.1% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

All of New Hope is located within the Robbinsdale Area school district.

Schools located in New Hope include Robbinsdale Cooper High School, Meadow Lake Elementary, Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion, and Sonnesyn Elementary.

Holy Trinity Lutheran School is a Christian Pre-K-8 grade school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) in New Hope.[9]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011.
  7. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 28, 2014.
  8. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 13, 2016.
  9. ^ "Sharing Jesus Christ with All Ages and Nations".

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°2′N 93°23′W / 45.033°N 93.383°W / 45.033; -93.383