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New Hope, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The New Hope Census Designated Place had a population of 3,264 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New Hope is located at latitude 33.4573 and longitude -88.3432 in Lowndes County. The formal boundaries for the New Hope Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lowndes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 220 feet.

The New Hope Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403331) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The New Hope Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lowndes County.

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, 2016.

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New Hope, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,264
Population in Households 3,254
Population in Familes 2,917
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 647
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,204
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 937
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,031 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $151,413
Average Home Value $159,763


Median Household Income $54,296
Average Household Income $64,946
Per Capita Income $24,296
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.23%
Households 0.53% 0.31%
Families 0.15% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

New Hope, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Hope to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 92 75th
Population Density1 # 126 65th
Diversity Index2 # 231 36th
Median Household Income # 27 93rd
Per Capita Income # 41 89th

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