New Hope, Texas

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New Hope, Texas
Location of New Hope in Collin County, Texas
Location of New Hope in Collin County, Texas
Coordinates: 33°12′45″N 96°33′54″W / 33.21250°N 96.56500°W / 33.21250; -96.56500Coordinates: 33°12′45″N 96°33′54″W / 33.21250°N 96.56500°W / 33.21250; -96.56500
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 • Land1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
600 ft (183 m)
 • Total662
 • Density460.7/sq mi (177.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-51036[1]
GNIS feature ID1378746[2]

New Hope is a town in Collin County, Texas, United States. The population was 614 at the 2010 census.

New Hope is a class B town and has an aldermanic form of government, under their State of Texas General law. The Mayor and 5 aldermen meet once a month on the last Tuesday of the month for Town council meetings.


New Hope is located at 33°12′45″N 96°33′54″W / 33.212555°N 96.564916°W / 33.212555; -96.564916.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2018639[4]4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 662 people, 230 households, and 201 families residing in the town. The population density was 460.7 people per square mile (177.5/km2). There were 243 housing units at an average density of 169.1 per square mile (65.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.17% White, 0.15% African American, 0.76% Native American, 3.02% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.74% of the population.

There were 230 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.6% were non-families. 11.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $66,563, and the median income for a family was $67,083. Males had a median income of $42,188 versus $30,795 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,542. About 1.4% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 1.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Terry Campbell, professional impressionist and fantasist oil painter.

On January 31, 2017, the then-serving mayor of New Hope (Jess Herbst) came out as transgender, the first openly transgender appointed official by the New Hope city council in Texas history.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "Important Message From The Mayor". City of New Hope. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
  7. ^ Wigglesworth, Valerie (2017-01-31). "Mayor of tiny Collin County town talks publicly about being transgender". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved February 1, 2017.