|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mount Hope is 1,104. Mount Hope, West Virginia is the 9,840th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mount Hope was in 1990, when its population was 1,775. In 1990, Mount Hope was the 7,399th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,840th largest city in the US. Mount Hope is currently 37.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Mount Hope has shrunk 25.4% since the year 2000. Mount Hope, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9834||Cando, North Dakota||1,105||-16.9%|
|9837||Unadilla, New York||1,105||-1.5%|
|9840||Mount Hope, West Virginia||1,104||-25.4%|
|9843||Blue Mound, Illinois||1,103||-1.9%|
|9846||French Settlement, Louisiana||1,103||16.4%|
The total voting age population of Mount Hope, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 840. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.9% of the residents of Mount Hope are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mount Hope are 87.3% White, 12.3% Black and 0.3% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mount Hope, 30.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.4%. On a per-household basis, 24.4% of families are below the poverty line in Mount Hope.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.1% of Mount Hope residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.8% of Mount Hope residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.7% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mount Hope residents aged 5 and older, 1.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mount Hope is 10.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mount Hope, 14.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mount Hope is $23,333.
In Mount Hope, 59.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.1% of housing units in Mount Hope.
Of all the housing units in Mount Hope, 37.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Mount Hope, 6.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mount Hope is $268.
In Mount Hope, 70.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.