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New Hope, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The New Hope Census Designated Place had a population of 3,320 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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New Hope, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,320
Daytime Population: Workers 448
Daytime Population: Residents 1,693
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,141
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 3,310
Population in Familes 2,964
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 658
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $55,397
Average Household Income $67,389
Per Capita Income $25,114


Total Housing Units 1,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,036 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $152,055
Average Home Value $159,604


Total Households 1,221
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 951
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.42%
Households 0.65% 0.47%
Families 0.34% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

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, 2017 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 # 91 75th
Population Density # 118 68th
Diversity Index # 230 36th
Median Household Income # 26 93rd
Per Capita Income # 40 89th

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