Hopewell is a town in Ontario County, New York, United States. The population was 3,747 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92 km), of which, 35.6 square miles (92 km) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km) of it (0.06%) is water.
New York State Route 21 intersects New York State Route 488 in Chapin. The NY 5/US 20 concurrency runs through the south part of the town.
Hopewell is near the northeast end of Canandaigua Lake, one of the Finger Lakes.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,346 people, 1,244 households, and 888 families residing in the town. The population density was 93.9 people per square mile (36.2/km²). There were 1,342 housing units at an average density of 37.7 per square mile (14.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.97% White, 0.78% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.82% of the population.
There were 1,244 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the town, the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $41,604, and the median income for a family was $46,452. Males had a median income of $30,575 versus $23,354 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,899. About 4.0% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.
Hopewell New York neighborhoods include: Chelsea Cove, Clearview Cir/Warren Farm, Covered Bridge, Dartantra, Davis Court, East Fishkill, Fishkill Creek, Four Corners, Four Seasons, Frances Drive, Hopewell, Kennedy Rd, Lake Rd, Legends, Long Hill, Park Place, Rt 28, Brown Rd, Lk Wlton, Sagamor Hamlet