New Hope, Minnesota

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New Hope
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
 • Total5.11 sq mi (13.25 km2)
 • Land5.06 sq mi (13.10 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)  1.18%
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Population
 • Total20,339
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
20,907
 • Density4,134.27/sq mi (1,596.25/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 20,907 at the 2019 estimate.[6]

History[edit]

New Hope was originally a farming community called Hope in Crystal Lake Township. In 1936, the city of Crystal 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 an 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.[7] It is 12 miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940394
195069175.4%
19603,552414.0%
197023,180552.6%
198023,087−0.4%
199021,853−5.3%
200020,873−4.5%
201020,339−2.6%
202021,9868.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2018 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 20,339 people, 8,427 households, and 5,032 families living 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 age 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 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. 22% of residents were under 18; 7.3% were between 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 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 living 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, of which 27.2% had children under 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 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 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 or older. The median age was 38. For every 100 females, there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females 18 and over, there were 83.4 males.

The median income for a household 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 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 18 and 6.3% of those 65 or older.

Politics[edit]

Presidential election results 1960–2020
Precinct General Election Results[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third parties
2020 30.1% 3,579 67.3% 8,006 2.6% 307
2016 31.8% 3,500 59.4% 6,542 8.8% 972
2012 37.9% 4,344 59.9% 6,873 2.2% 248
2008 39.6% 4,542 58.7% 6,740 1.7% 203
2004 42.8% 4,865 56.3% 6,397 0.9% 102
2000 40.3% 4,371 53.3% 5,777 6.4% 695
1996 33.6% 3,410 56.7% 5,757 9.7% 993
1992 33.2% 3,823 44.8% 5,165 22.0% 2,539
1988 47.0% 5,463 53.0% 6,163 0.0% 0
1984 52.3% 6,288 47.7% 5,730 0.0% 0
1980 41.6% 4,716 47.4% 5,371 11.0% 1,239
1976 46.9% 5,062 51.4% 5,547 1.7% 182
1972 57.9% 5,705 40.6% 3,999 1.5% 154
1968 41.5% 2,926 55.4% 3,908 3.1% 224
1964 36.7% 1,378 63.1% 2,371 0.2% 9
1960 44.8% 632 55.0% 776 0.2% 2


Education[edit]

New Hope is in the Robbinsdale Area school district. Schools in New Hope include Robbinsdale Cooper High School, Meadow Lake Elementary, Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion, Sonnesyn Elementary, and Holy Trinity Lutheran School, a Christian Pre-K-8 grade school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).[11]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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.[dead link]
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 28, 2014.
  9. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State - Election Results". Archived from the original on February 22, 2021. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  11. ^ "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