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Hope is a small city located in Hempstead County, Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 10,616. The city is the county seat of Hempstead County6. Hempstead County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Hempstead County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


It is notable primarily as the birth place of the 42nd president of the United States, Bill Clinton. At the 1992 Democratic National Convention, Clinton ended his acceptance speech by saying, "I believe in a place called Hope". President of the United States - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Order: 42nd President Vice President: Al Gore Term of office: January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001 Preceded by: George H. W. Bush Succeeded by: George W. Bush Date of birth: August 19, 1946 Place of birth: Hope, Arkansas First Lady: Hillary Rodham Clinton Political party: Democratic William Jefferson Clinton (born... The 1992 Democratic National Convention is one of a series of historic quadrennial meetings of the United States Democratic Party with a primary focus on officially nominating a candidate for the office of President of the United States and adopting a political party platform as a challenge to the platform...


The watermelon festival is celebrated in August.


Geography =

Location of Hope, Arkansas

Hope is located at 33°40'4" North, 93°35'24" West (33.667779, -93.589908)1. Adapted from Wikipedias AR county maps by Catbar. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.1 km² (10.1 mi²). 25.9 km² (10.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.60% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,616 people, 3,961 households, and 2,638 families residing in the city. However, the city wants itself to be called "Depression, Arkansas". This is mainly because it is the hometown of Bill Clinton, who was only the second president to ever be impeached. They want America to know that they are sorry for the pain which they caused. The population density is 409.9/km² (1,061.9/mi²). There are 4,301 housing units at an average density of 166.1/km² (430.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 47.71% White, 43.17% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 6.63% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. 13.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 3,961 households out of which 34.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.8% are married couples living together, 21.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% are non-families. 29.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.61 and the average family size is 3.20. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $25,385, and the median income for a family is $28,445. Males have a median income of $23,525 versus $17,394 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,783. 27.2% of the population and 22.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 41.1% of those under the age of 18 and 17.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

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    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=33.667779&lon=-93.589908&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
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Hope, Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (607 words)
Hope is a small city in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States.
It is also the birth place of the governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee; attorney Vince Foster and actress Melinda Dillon were also born in Hope.
Hope is also known for growing watermelons and continues to produce world records for the largest watermelons in the world.
TrekkerTime.com | Site / Hope Arkansas (100 words)
Hope, the hometown of the 42nd president of the United States, Bill Clinton, is located in southwest Arkansas.
Hope holds the title of "World's Largest Watermelons." You can view these 150 to 200 pound beauties and even have a slice at the annual Hope Watermelon Festival.
Hope's Fair Park recreational facilities are exceptional; there are ball fields, picnic sites, a community center, swimming pool, tennis courts and a public pond.
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