BOROUGH-AT-A-GLANCE

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HOPEWELL BOROUGH AT A GLANCE

DEMOGRAPHICS
Density (pop./sq.mile), 2000 2,544
Racial Composition, 2000
White 1,942
Black 22
Asian & Other 71
Hispanic 47
Median Age, 2000 39.7

Total Households, 2000 813
Persons per household, 2000 2.5
Household Income, 1999 $77,270
(Median)
Per Capita Income
1989 $21,659
1999 $38,413
Source: US Census Bureau & NJ Department of Labor, 2025 Forecast: DVRPC, Feb. 2002

HOUSING
Total Housing Units
1990 (Census) 801
2000 (Census) 836
Occupied, 2000 813
Owner 592
Renter 221
Vacant, 2000 23
Single-Family, 2000 639
Multi-Family, 2000 197
Res. Bldg. Permits Issued 2002 1
Source: US Census, NJ Department of Labor

TAXES
Net Taxable Value $155,140,492
General Tax Rate Per $100 $3.47
Source: County Board of Taxation, 2004

EMPLOYMENT
Labor Force, 2000 1,567
Private Sector Employment
1980 – 380
1990 – 451
Source: NJ Department of Labor

Major Employers:
Dana Communications
Source: County Division of Economic Development

PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Grades K-8, Hopewell Valley Regional Schools
Grades 9-12, Hopewell Valley Central High School
Total Enrollment, 1999 – 2000 3,546
(Hopewell Borough, Hopewell Township, and Pennington Borough combined)

FORM OF GOVERNMENT
Borough Council

SEWER & WATER
Water: Hopewell Borough Water Dept.
Sewer: Stony Brook Regional Sewerage Authority

RECREATION
Borough Park

OFFICIAL NEWSPAPERS
Hopewell Valley News
10 Hopewell Village Square
52 E. Broad Street, P.O. Box 8
Hopewell, NJ 08525
Phone: 609-466-1190; Fax: 466-2123
email: www.hopewellvalleynews.com

Trenton Times
500 Perry Street
P.O. Box 847
Trenton, NJ 08605
Phone: 609-989-5454

HOPEWELL POST OFFICE
9 S. Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525
609-466-0462

TOTAL POPULATION
2000 (Census) 2,035
1990 (Census) 1,968
2025 (Forecast) 2,040