Living in Hempstead, NY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Hempstead SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
4

Hempstead, NY Cost Of Living

139
Hempstead's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average

Hempstead, New York Info Snack

Hempstead is one of the three towns in Nassau County, New York, United States, occupying the southwestern part of the county, in the western half of Long Island. Twenty-two incorporated villages are completely or partially within the town. Hempstead's combined population was 759,757 at the 2010 Census, the majority of the population of the county and by far the most of any town in New York. Also, a village named Hempstead is within the Town.
Population
55,399
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
19.3%
Median Home
$311,700
Median Income
$62,347
Median Rent
$1,403

Hempstead, NY Photos

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Source: Public Domain

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Map Of Hempstead, NY

Population over time in Hempstead

Year Population % Change
2017 55,399 -0.5%
2016 55,698 0.4%
2015 55,454 0.6%
2014 55,105 0.6%
2013 54,801 0.8%
2012 54,350 0.8%
2011 53,927 0.6%
2010 53,584 0.4%
2009 53,365 -

Race / Ethnicity in Hempstead

White
5.0% (2,779)
African American
44.6% (24,684)
American Indian
0.3% (152)
Asian
1.6% (867)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (111)
Two Or More
1.5% (830)
Hispanic
46.9% (25,976)
Race Hempstead NY USA
White 5.0% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 44.6% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 46.9% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Hempstead, New York

Less than $10,000
7.8% (433,934)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (256,127)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (443,107)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (535,891)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (587,752)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (922,199)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.3% (739,452)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.4% (851,288)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.0% (496,378)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (273,766)
Income Hempstead NY USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 6.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 5.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 8.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 15.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.3% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.4% 15.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.0% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 9.7% 7.0%

Gender in Hempstead

Female
52.4% (29,053)
Male
47.6% (26,345)
Gender Hempstead NY USA
Female 52.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hempstead for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
16.0% (8,863)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (6,647)
High School / GED
29.0% (16,065)
Some College
16.0% (8,863)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (3,877)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (6,647)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,323)
Professional Degree
1.0% (553)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (553)
Education Hempstead NY USA
< 9th Grade 16.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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