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Hempstead is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of New York. With a population of 55,527 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Hempstead is the 17th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Hempstead are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Hempstead is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hempstead is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hempstead who work in office and administrative support (13.46%), maintenance occupations (10.97%) and food service (9.58%).
In Hempstead, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.71 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
For the size of the village, public transportation in Hempstead is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Hempstead, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hempstead rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.35% of adults 25 and older in Hempstead have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hempstead in 2010 was $21,555, which is low income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,220 for a family of four. However, Hempstead contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hempstead is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Hempstead home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hempstead residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Hempstead also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.63% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hempstead include Jamaican and Haitian.
In addition, Hempstead has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (39.03%).
The most common language spoken in Hempstead is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||15,234|
|HEMPSTEAD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||39.06%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||60.94%|
|TYPE OF HEMPSTEAD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||42.51%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.15%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||15.45%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||38.69%|
|SIZE OF HEMPSTEAD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.36%|
|AGE OF HEMPSTEAD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.06%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||19.66%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||51.15%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||24.13%|
|HEMPSTEAD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$343,218|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,580|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||1.60%|
|$52,001 - $105,000||1.77%|
|$105,001 - $209,000||8.26%|
|$209,001 - $314,000||28.45%|
|$314,001 - $418,000||35.13%|
|$418,001 - $523,000||15.32%|
|$523,001 - $784,000||8.07%|
|$784,001 - $1,045,000||0.65%|
|PEOPLE OF HEMPSTEAD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.58%|
|5 TO 17||16.86%|
|18 TO 24||11.42%|
|25 TO 34||16.81%|
|35 TO 54||27.36%|
|55 TO 64||9.31%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.67%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||68.58%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$52,214|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$21,555|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||20.51%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.38%)
Public Service (4.53%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.28%)
Information Technology (2.15%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||47.04%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.08%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||28.24%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.80%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||42.63%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Jamaican (5.25%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (52.66%)
French Creole (1.84%)
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