The results of the 2020 census were released Thursday, and it shows Hopkinton with a population of 18,758. That’s a substantial rise from the 2010 total of 14,925, and ranks as the sixth-biggest jump in the state.
The census also puts some specific numbers to Hopkinton’s growing diversity. The number of white people in town is 13,733, consisting of 73.2 percent. That’s only a slight increase from the 2010 total of 13,687.
The group with the biggest jump is Asians, who now total 3,342, or 17.8 percent. Ten years ago only 654 Asians called Hopkinton home.
Latinos make up 3.9 percent of the population (733), while Black people sit at 1 percent (183).