Hopedale, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hopedale, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Hopedale Census Designated Place had a population of 3,738 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hopedale is located at latitude 42.1269 and longitude -71.5403 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Hopedale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 272 feet.

The Hopedale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378143) 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 Hopedale Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hopedale, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hopedale 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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Hopedale, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,738
Population in Households 3,703
Population in Familes 3,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 2,161
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,467
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,012
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,059 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $329,023
Average Home Value $344,164


Median Household Income $101,507
Average Household Income $113,813
Per Capita Income $44,504
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.08%
Households -0.15% 0.05%
Families -0.14% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Hopedale, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopedale to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts 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 # 143 42nd
Population Density1 # 71 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 172 31st
Median Household Income # 31 88th
Per Capita Income # 68 73rd

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