Hempstead, NY (Village Center)




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About Hempstead, NY (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of Hempstead is $350,684, which is more expensive than 46.3% of the neighborhoods in New York and 76.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hempstead Village Center is currently $1,849, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.6% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Hempstead Village Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hempstead, New York.

Real estate in the Village Center of Hempstead, NY is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Village Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.7% in Hempstead Village Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Hempstead, the Village Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood has more Jamaican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 2.2% have Haitian ancestry.

Hempstead Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Hempstead Village Center (21.0%) than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, in the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 13.2% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 39.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (49.9%) than are found in 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,478 people per square mile living here.

In addition, the real estate in the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 67.6% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.3% of American neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Village Center neighborhood in Hempstead are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 46.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood, 50.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 9.5% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Village Center neighborhood in Hempstead, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (7.3%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (3.2%), and residents who report South American roots (3.0%), and some of the residents are also of Haitian ancestry (2.2%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (1.6%), among others. In addition, 49.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hempstead Village Center neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 54.4% of households. Some people also speak English (41.8%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Hempstead Village Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (34.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (25.8%) and 21.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hempstead 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Hempstead 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Marshall School
15 E Marshall St
Hempstead, NY, 11550
PK-KG
David Paterson School
40 Fulton Ave
Hempstead, NY, 11550
01-05
Hempstead High School
201 President St
Hempstead, NY, 11550
09-12
Alverta B Gray Schultz Middle School
70 Greenwich St
Hempstead, NY, 11550
06-09
Jackson Main Elementary School
451 Jackson St
Hempstead, NY, 11550
01-05
Barack Obama Elementary School
176 William St
Hempstead, NY, 11550
01-05
Jackson Annex School
380 Jackson St
Hempstead, NY, 11550
01-05
Prospect Elementary School
265 Peninsula Blvd
Hempstead, NY, 11550
KG-KG
Franklin School
335 S Franklin St
Hempstead, NY, 11550
01-06
Front Street Elementary School
436 Front St
Hempstead, NY, 11550
01-05

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