New Hempstead is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,306 people and just one neighborhood, New Hempstead is the 315th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
New Hempstead home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but New Hempstead real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
New Hempstead is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.53% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Hempstead is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Hempstead who work in office and administrative support (13.93%), sales jobs (12.10%) and healthcare (10.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, New Hempstead is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, New Hempstead really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is New Hempstead perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in New Hempstead, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.71 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small village, New Hempstead has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.