Hempstead, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Hempstead, New York Info Snack

Population
55,300
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
18.9%
Median Home
$321,200
Median Income
$62,569
Median Rent
$1,450

Hempstead SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
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
Living Expense Hempstead New York National Average
Overall 139 117 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 142 108 100
Health 110 101 100
Housing 158 145 100
Transportation 128 102 100
Utilities 111 97 100

Hempstead, NY Photos

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Hempstead Transit Center
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Rankings for Hempstead in New York

Map Of Hempstead, NY

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Population over time in Hempstead

Year Population % Change
2019 55,300 -0.2%
2018 55,399 -0.5%
2017 55,698 0.4%
2016 55,454 0.6%
2015 55,105 0.6%
2014 54,801 0.8%
2013 54,350 0.8%
2012 53,927 0.6%
2011 53,584 0.4%
2010 53,365 -

Race / Ethnicity in Hempstead

White
5.4% (2,969)
African American
43.5% (24,081)
American Indian
0.3% (150)
Asian
1.7% (934)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (179)
Two Or More
1.7% (944)
Hispanic
47.1% (26,043)
Race Hempstead NY USA
White 5.4% 55.6% 60.7%
African American 43.5% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 8.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 47.1% 19.0% 18.0%

Gender in Hempstead

Female
52.8% (29,184)
Male
47.2% (26,115)
Gender Hempstead NY USA
Female 52.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hempstead for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
15.0% (8,295)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (6,636)
High School / GED
31.0% (17,143)
Some College
16.0% (8,848)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (3,871)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (6,636)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,765)
Professional Degree
1.0% (553)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (553)
Education Hempstead NY USA
< 9th Grade 15.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Hempstead, New York

Less than $10,000
7.6% (420,052)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (275,855)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.4% (461,849)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (559,025)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.2% (565,295)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (890,957)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (730,390)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.9% (821,994)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.0% (497,027)
$200,000 or more
5.6% (307,551)
Income Hempstead NY USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 4.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.4% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 7.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.2% 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 12.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.9% 15.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.0% 8.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.6% 10.7% 7.7%

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