Community Profiles

Hope is a small town where honesty, generosity and hard work are highly valued. In Hope, strong community ties and involved citizens bring people together to promote their town and raise money to benefit their school and community programs. Hope offers affordable housing, and served by USD 481 with a K-12 school at the center of community activites. Hope is conveniently located on Highway 4, 25 miles Southeast of Abilene, 43 miles from Salina and 54 miles from Manhattan. 

Each year on the Saturday after Labor Day, the citizens of Hope turn out for the Hope Heritage Festival to celebrate the town's past and future with a range of events, including a car show, parade, food and craft vendors and a street dance with entertainment. The event is planned by the Hope Community Projects committee.

Hope is home to many progressive businesses including a bank, convenience store, Grain cooperative, several restaurants, an auto parts store and a post office.  Hope also offers entrepreneurs various opportunities for success, such as affordable buildings, city water and sewer service and fiber optic broadband service.

 

Population
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Population

Population2000201020222027
Hope370360333330

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Population by Age

Population201020222027
0-4161312
5-9201414
10-14221616
15-19241616
20-24141210
25-29142011
30-34161721
35-39151619
40-44201818
45-49361619
50-54352116
55-59363321
60-64253434
65-69153333
70-74182131
75-79151218
80-849119
85+131010
18+285280277
Median Age485253

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Population by Race

Hope2022
Total333.000
White Alone93.390
Black Alone0.000
American Indian Alone0.300
Asian Alone0.600
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race1.800
Two or More Races3.900
Hispanic Origin3.300
Diversity Index18.200

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Growth Rate

Hope2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%3%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020222027
Households155161142139
Housing Units178189172172
Owner Occupied Units103105
Renter Occupied Units3934
Vacant Units3033

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Home Value

Hope20222027
Median Home Value$104,412$122,222
Average Home Value$139,563$151,442
<$50,0001311
$50,000 - $99,9993733
$100,000 - $149,9991718
$150,000 - $199,99966
$200,000 - $249,9992024
$250,000 - $299,99900
$300,000 - $399,999911
$400,000 - $499,99911
$500,000 - $749,99900
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-20098
1990-19999
1980-19896
1970-197924
1960-196916
1950-195925
1940-194918
1939 or Before89

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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Income
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Income

Hope20222027
Median Household$69,537$79,025
Average Household$78,296$90,420
Per Capita$32,321$37,398

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Household Income Base

Hope2022
<$15,0006
$15,000 - $24,99913
$25,000 - $34,9999
$35,000 - $49,99919
$50,000 - $74,99928
$75,000 - $99,99930
$100,000 - $149,99928
$150,000 - $199,9997
$200,000+1

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+156
In-County Residents87
Out-of-County Residents69
Drive Alone148
Carpooled1
Public Transport0
Work at Home0
Less than 5 minutes23
5-9 minutes29
10-14 minutes13
15-19 minutes14
20-24 minutes9
25-29 minutes7
30-34 minutes12
35-39 minutes1
40-44 minutes20
45-59 minutes16
60-89 minutes9
90+ minutes3
Average Travel Time24

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees126
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction0
Manufacturing0
Wholesale Trade25
  
Retail Trade7
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers0
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip0
Food & Beverage Stores7
Health/Pers Care Stores0
Gasoline Stations0
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str0
Misc Store Retailers0
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse2
Information4
  
Finance & Insurance14
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn11
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other3
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing0
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv0
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises11
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt0
Educational Services30
HealthCare/Social Assist0
Arts/Entertainment/Rec0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs5
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places5
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin14
Auto Repair/Maintenance0
Public Administration Emp14

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Educational Attainment (25+)

Hope2022
Some High School15
Graduated High School88
Associates Degree17
Bachelor's Degree35
Graduate Degree10

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses16
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus0
Manufacturing Bus0
Wholesale Trade Bus1
  
Retail Trade Bus1
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus0
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus0
Food & Beverage Stores Bus1
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus0
Gasoline Stations Bus0
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus0
Misc Store Retailers Bus0
Nonstore Retailers Bus0
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus1
Information Bus1
  
Finance & Insurance Bus2
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus1
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus1
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus0
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus0
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus0
Educational Services Bus2
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus0
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus1
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus1
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus3
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus0
Public Administration Bus2

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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