Hopewell, Mercer County, New Jersey

Hopewell: Township in Mercer County, New Jersey


Hopewell is a township located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,922 and a population density of 33 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,897 inhabitants.

The township was created 322 years ago in 1700.

Quick Facts about Hopewell

Population : 1,897 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Mercer County
Postal code : 08560
Area : 58.91 km2
Altitude : 712 feet / 217 meters
Establishment : February 02, 1700 (322 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:58:10 (7th February 2023)
Density : 32 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.32% (2010-2020)
Hopewell locator map
Location of Hopewell on New Jersey map.
Canal in Hopewell image
Canal in Hopewell
Canal in Hopewell image


Hopewell is located at 40°23'21"N 74°45'43"W (40.3892700, -74.7618300). It has 5 neighbors: Ewing, Lawrence, Montgomery, Pennington and Solebury.

Hopewell map

Hopewell has 5 neighbours.

  • Ewing township in Mercer County, New Jersey
  • Lawrence township in Mercer County, New Jersey
  • Montgomery township in Somerset County, New Jersey
  • Pennington borough of New Jersey
  • Solebury township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania


According to census records, the population of Hopewell decreased by 1.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,922 - census
2011 1,936 0.72% estimation process
2012 1,933 -0.16% estimation process
2013 1,929 -0.21% estimation process
2014 1,921 -0.42% estimation process
2015 1,912 -0.47% estimation process
2016 1,904 -0.42% estimation process
2017 1,908 0.21% estimation process
2018 1,907 -0.05% estimation process
2019 1,906 -0.05% estimation process
2020 1,897 -0.47% estimation process

Hopewell zip code is 08525. County name: Mercer, County fips: 34021

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People born in Hopewell (1)

carpenter, 1848 gold discovery, California Gold Rush James W. Marshall was born in Hopewell

Schools in Hopewell

College & universities near Hopewell, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
186122 Princeton Theological Seminary Princeton (NJ) 08542-0803

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hopewell, NJ

Code Name Address Type
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
CWH Cornwells Heights 700 Station Ave. RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL

Post offices near Hopewell

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hopewell Post Office Hopewell (NJ) 08525

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Mercer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mercer County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Trenton 82,957 Capital of New Jersey, United States and seat of Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Ewing 36,442 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Lawrence 32,595 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Princeton 30,879 Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States
West Windsor 28,517 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Robbinsville 14,495 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
White Horse 9,494 Census designated place in New Jersey
Twin Rivers 7,443 Neighborhood
Prospect Park 5,817 Borough in Passaic County, New Jersey
Hightstown 5,276 Borough in Mercer County, New Jersey
Pennington 2,607 Borough of New Jersey
Princeton Junction 2,465 Town
Millstone 410 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Hopewell distances to largest New Jersey cities