Hempstead, New York

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Population in 2017: 55,806 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 26,556  (47.6%)
Females: 29,250  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11550.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,797 (it was $45,234 in 2000)
Hempstead:

$59,797
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,758 (it was $15,735 in 2000)

Hempstead village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $328,372 (it was $165,500 in 2000)
Hempstead:

$328,372
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $359,570; detached houses: $359,790; townhouses or other attached units: $615,230; in 2-unit structures: $360,728; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $367,570; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $246,023

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,378.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hempstead: 152.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Black residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.3% for American Indian residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hempstead, NY (2017)
    • 27,19348.6%Hispanic
    • 25,26745.2%Black alone
    • 2,7815.0%White alone
    • 1,0061.8%Asian alone
    • 9331.7%Two or more races
    • 1690.3%American Indian alone
    • 680.1%Other race alone

Races in Hempstead detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Hempstead, New York as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hempstead is 1,091 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Hempstead by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(7.5)
4
(7.6)
7
(13.4)
10
(19.4)
6
(11.1)
12
(22.5)
8
(14.8)
9
(16.6)
10
(18.1)
8
(14.4)
6
(10.7)
6
(10.7)
6
(10.8)
4
(7.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(30.1)
10
(18.9)
12
(22.9)
10
(19.4)
9
(16.7)
3
(5.6)
10
(18.5)
9
(16.6)
3
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
8
(14.3)
5
(8.9)
6
(10.8)
9
(16.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
210
(394.6)
181
(341.7)
141
(268.9)
192
(372.0)
254
(470.4)
218
(407.9)
207
(382.4)
207
(380.7)
204
(369.6)
248
(445.1)
175
(312.9)
149
(266.7)
109
(195.3)
114
(203.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
165
(310.0)
131
(247.3)
175
(333.8)
129
(249.9)
213
(394.5)
219
(409.8)
214
(395.3)
239
(439.5)
216
(391.3)
221
(396.6)
214
(382.6)
240
(429.6)
211
(378.1)
195
(347.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
204
(383.3)
220
(415.3)
194
(370.0)
197
(381.7)
199
(368.5)
304
(568.8)
295
(545.0)
217
(399.0)
206
(373.2)
201
(360.7)
164
(293.2)
131
(234.5)
92
(164.9)
106
(189.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
565
(1,062)
551
(1,040)
497
(947.9)
469
(908.7)
646
(1,196)
613
(1,147)
600
(1,108)
636
(1,170)
630
(1,141)
607
(1,089)
456
(815.3)
459
(821.6)
393
(704.2)
369
(658.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
316
(593.8)
179
(337.9)
218
(415.8)
231
(447.6)
229
(424.1)
134
(250.7)
154
(284.5)
139
(255.6)
122
(221.0)
157
(281.8)
97
(173.4)
135
(241.6)
108
(193.5)
114
(203.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A3
(5.7)
6
(11.4)
16
(31.0)
10
(18.5)
8
(15.0)
8
(14.8)
4
(7.4)
2
(3.6)
3
(5.4)
4
(7.2)
5
(8.9)
3
(5.4)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)336.3279.9289.5314.7363.2359.5343.4343.6319.2332.9270.3263.2219.5213.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hempstead, NY

Crime rate in Hempstead detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 148 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
New York average:

2.90
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Hempstead, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: Jamaican (8.8%), Haitian (3.8%), Trinidadian and Tobagonian (1.4%), Guyanese (1.2%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1853

Land area: 3.68 square miles.

Population density: 15,163 people per square mile   (very high).

Hempstead, New York map

23,595 residents are foreign born (40.2% Latin America).

This village:

42.2%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,742 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (5.6 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (10.7 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Uniondale, NY (1.2 miles ),
South Hempstead, NY (1.2 miles ),
West Hempstead, NY (1.4 miles ),
East Garden City, NY (1.4 miles ),
Garden City, NY (1.5 miles ),
Garden City South, NY (1.5 miles ),
Roosevelt, NY (1.6 miles ),
Lakeview, NY (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 73.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,713 (-13.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,687 (13.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Hempstead, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hempstead, NY in 2017
Hempstead satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 453 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 1998: 241 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 1999: 266 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2000: 276 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2001: 207 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2002: 233 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2003: 230 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2004: 265 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2005: 638 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2006: 512 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2007: 254 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2008: 142 buildings, average cost: $256,900
  • 2009: 103 buildings, average cost: $272,100
  • 2010: 92 buildings, average cost: $253,200
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2012: 90 buildings, average cost: $266,600
  • 2013: 271 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2014: 199 buildings, average cost: $263,200
  • 2015: 186 buildings, average cost: $289,000
  • 2016: 143 buildings, average cost: $262,700
  • 2017: 522 buildings, average cost: $185,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Hempstead, NY residents
Average permit cost in Hempstead, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Hempstead, NY
Historical housing units in Hempstead, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +10,713 (+23.4%).
Most common industries in Hempstead, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Hempstead, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Hempstead, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hempstead, New York average temperatures Hempstead, New York average precipitation Hempstead, New York humidity Hempstead, New York wind speed Hempstead, New York snowfall Hempstead, New York sunshine Hempstead, New York clear and cloudy days

Hempstead, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.278. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.278
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.264. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.264
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.38
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Hempstead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Hempstead village center injured 6 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 9/27/1970, a category F2 tornado 6.2 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hempstead-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from Hempstead center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 261.6 miles away from Hempstead center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from Hempstead center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nassau County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hempstead topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hempstead:

  • FREE, INC (39 MULFORD PL)
  • ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 820 FRONT ST)
  • LIFE CARE HOSPICE (54 WASHINGTON ST)
  • HEMPSTEAD PARK NH CLOSED (800 FRONT ST)
  • HEMPSTEAD PARK NURSING HOME (800 FRONT STREET)
  • MAYFAIR CARE CENTER INC (100 BALDWIN ROAD)
  • NASSAU EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (ONE GREENWICH STREET)
  • NASSAU DIALYSIS LLC (615 PENINSULA BOULEVARD)

Heliports located in Hempstead:

Amtrak stations near Hempstead:

  • 10 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 15 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 17 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Hempstead:

  • Hofstra University (Full-time enrollment: 9,429; Location: 100 Hofstra University; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hofstra.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Franklin Career Institute (Full-time enrollment: 900; Location: 91 N Franklin St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.franklincareer.edu)
  • Long Island Beauty School-Hempstead (Full-time enrollment: 144; Location: 173-A Fulton Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.libeautyschool.com/)
  • Long Island Barber Institute (Full-time enrollment: 77; Location: 266 Greenwich Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.libarberinstitute.org/#)
  • Suburban Technical School (Location: 175 Fulton Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.suburbantech.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hempstead:

  • Molloy College (about 2 miles; Rockville Centre, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,962)
  • Adelphi University (about 3 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 7,312)
  • Nassau Community College (about 3 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 18,552)
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (about 7 miles; Old Westbury, NY; FT enrollment: 4,096)
  • Briarcliffe College (about 8 miles; Bethpage, NY; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • New York Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Old Westbury, NY; FT enrollment: 5,745)
  • CUNY Queensborough Community College (about 8 miles; Bayside, NY; FT enrollment: 11,931)

Public high schools in Hempstead:

Private high schools in Hempstead:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hempstead:

See full list of schools located in Hempstead

Library in Hempstead:

  • HEMPSTEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,384,145; Location: 115 NICHOLS COURT; 222,162 books; 109 e-books; 9,515 audio materials; 13,411 video materials; 33 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 324 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • As it says, the town of Hempstead is actually a much larger combination of about 22 villages. Its population is as mentioned about 755,000. In addition, the village of Hempstead is part of the town of Hempstead, but much smaller with only about 56,000.
  • The population reported for Hempstead on city-data.com (755924) does not agree with the population on the link to more information on apartments, housing and more information about the city where a population of only about 56,000 is reported. If you could please look into this it would be helpful.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hempstead: Hempstead Country Club (A), Hempstead Station (B), Adams Hall (C), Adams Playhouse (D), Axinn Hall (E), Barnard Hall (F), Bernon Hall (G), Breslin Hall (H), Brower Hall (I), Calkins Hall (J), Davison Hall (K), Dempster Hall (L), Heger Hall (M), Hofstra Hall (N), Jane Street House (O), Kushner Hall (P), Lowe Hall (Q), Mason Hall (R), McEwen Hall (S), Memorial Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hempstead include: All Nations Apostolic Tabernacle Church (A), All Saints Temple Church of God (B), Bible Vision Church of God (C), God's Miracle Temple (D), Hempstead Church of God of Prophecy (E), Hempstead Hispanic Methodist Church (F), Hempstead Pentecostal Church (G), Hempstead Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Iglesia Apostoles Y Profetas (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hempstead include: Kennedy Memorial Park (1), Campbell Park (2), Brierley Park (3), Lincoln Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Action Inflatables Corporation (Amusement & Theme Parks; 484 Grand Avenue).

Birthplace of: Amos Zereoue - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Oct 8, 1976), Brent Barry - NBA player (San Antonio Spurs, born: Dec 31, 1971), Speedy Claxton - NBA player (New Orleans Hornets, born: May 8, 1978), Aubin Scott - College basketball player (LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds), John A. Searing - Politician, Michael Claxton - College basketball player (Villanova Wildcats).

Nassau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

3.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.8%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Hempstead in 2010:

  • 678 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 493 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 68 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Hempstead in 2000:

  • 3,427 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,001 people in nursing homes
  • 149 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 94 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Hempstead (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hempstead Branch, The Hub, Old Country Road Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Hempstead Peninsula Boulevard Branch at 252 Peninsula Boulevard, branch established on 2011/05/21; Hofstra University at 128 Hofstra University, Phillips Hall, branch established on 2006/01/30. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hempstead-University Branch at 730 Fulton Avenue, branch established on 1966/01/13; Hempstead Branch at 3 Main Street, branch established on 1996/05/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Hempstead Stop & Shop at 132 Fulton Avenue, branch established on 2007/11/28. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hempstead Branch at 145 Fulton Avenue, branch established on 2008/03/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Hempstead:

Marital status in Hempstead, NY
  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Hempstead:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.2
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hempstead
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hempstead, NY (based on Nassau County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic677,14973
Other102,012168
Mainline Protestant50,181184
Evangelical Protestant39,923251
Orthodox16,75822
Black Protestant13,18945
None440,320-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
Here:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Nassau County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 201
Nassau County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,219
This county:

9.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Nassau County:

8.3%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.9%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.2%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hempstead:

21.1%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hempstead:

11.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hempstead:

6.7
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hempstead:

32.1%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Hempstead:

54.0%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hempstead:

83.0%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hempstead, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 128$1,545,771$144,9160$0
Solid Waste Management 31$159,499$61,74215$19,942
Parks and Recreation 29$176,592$73,07313$15,181
Streets and Highways 29$176,576$73,0662$2,639
Police - Other 25$126,398$60,67129$31,248
Other and Unallocable 20$126,219$75,7312$2,378
Financial Administration 20$127,534$76,5200$0
Local Libraries 18$100,577$67,05121$14,568
Judicial and Legal 13$74,500$68,7694$4,756
Other Government Administration 12$67,173$67,17312$5,852
Sewerage 12$69,985$69,9850$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 12$58,946$58,9461$2,329
Water Supply 11$79,670$86,9130$0
Firefighters 11$66,464$72,5060$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 371$2,955,904$95,60999$98,893

Hempstead government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,316,000 ($59.42)
    Water Utilities: $446,000 ($7.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $200,000 ($3.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $188,000 ($3.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $180,000 ($3.23)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($1.70)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $26,931,000 ($482.58)
    Police Protection: $21,728,000 ($389.35)
    Water Utilities: $5,173,000 ($92.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,788,000 ($49.96)
    Libraries: $2,660,000 ($47.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,494,000 ($44.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,926,000 ($34.51)
    Regular Highways: $1,858,000 ($33.29)
    Financial Administration: $1,319,000 ($23.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,299,000 ($23.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,231,000 ($22.06)
    Central Staff Services: $1,012,000 ($18.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $710,000 ($12.72)
    General Public Buildings: $291,000 ($5.21)
    Parking Facilities: $208,000 ($3.73)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,450,000 ($61.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $232,000 ($4.16)
    Police Protection: $219,000 ($3.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $167,000 ($2.99)
    Parking Facilities: $134,000 ($2.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000 ($2.02)
    General - Other: $69,000 ($1.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000 ($0.72)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($0.52)
    General Public Building: $26,000 ($0.47)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($0.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($0.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.07)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,837,000 ($642.17)

Hempstead government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,005,000 ($71.77)
    Parking Facilities: $1,375,000 ($24.64)
    Other: $338,000 ($6.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($0.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $629,000 ($11.27)
    Other: $77,000 ($1.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $611,000 ($10.95)
    General Local Government Support: $150,000 ($2.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,254,000 ($40.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,890,000 ($33.87)
    Rents: $456,000 ($8.17)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($0.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,480,000 ($134.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $647,000 ($11.59)
    Highways: $428,000 ($7.67)
    Other: $391,000 ($7.01)
  • Tax - Property: $59,198,000 ($1060.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,428,000 ($25.59)
    Other License: $1,196,000 ($21.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $154,000 ($2.76)

Hempstead government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,165,000 ($970.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,970,000 ($949.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,990,000 ($107.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,795,000 ($85.92)

Hempstead government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,728,000 ($102.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,834,000 ($427.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000 ($0.05)

3.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($98,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($796 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Queens County, NY  1.43% ($88,518 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.65% ($104,809)
from Kings County, NY  0.38% ($91,355)


4.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($89,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
New York average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,106 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, NY  0.99% ($97,425 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.70% ($60,723)
to New York County, NY  0.39% ($157,218)
Businesses in Hempstead, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Hyundai1
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike4
Avenue1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins2Old Navy1
Burger King2Payless2
CVS1Popeyes1
Chuck E. Cheese's1RadioShack1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts3Staples1
FedEx6Stop & Shop1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS4
Honda1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hempstead:

  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hempstead:

  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRHU (88.7 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPC (90.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hempstead:

  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Hempstead: William Laing.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hempstead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hempstead)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hempstead, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Enterprise Hall Hofstra University (Lat: 40.717306 Lon: -73.602889), Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNTB821,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6855.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/1995, Expiration Date: 02/07/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2000, Phone: (516) 669-2100
  • 135 CLINTON STREET, 135 Clinton Street (Lat: 40.710889 Lon: -73.621361), Type: Building, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQKA834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23030.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2012, Certifier: James J.R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • Mack Center, Lat: 40.719694 Lon: -73.596889, Call Sign: WQQB400,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6425.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 10/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2012, Certifier: Kenneth J Strigaro, Registrant: Nassau County Police Department, 1490 Franklin Ave, Mineola, NY 11501, Phone: (516) 573-7000, Email:
  • HEMPSTEAD, 199 Fulton Avenue (Lat: 40.708139 Lon: -73.628444), Overall height: 53.9 m, Call Sign: KED85,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6078.60 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/11/1998, Registrant: New York Telephone Company, 395 Flatbush Ave Ext Rm 506, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • 384 Clinton St (Lat: 40.716750 Lon: -73.620389), Call Sign: WGR843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/1980, Expiration Date: 06/01/1982, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000, Registrant: Williams Broadcasting Company, 3131 Bermuda Dunes Dr, Lecanto, FL 34461
  • 175 Fulton Ave (Lat: 40.707861 Lon: -73.629000), Call Sign: WHB811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.875 MHz, 950.125 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/1981, Expiration Date: 06/01/1991, Cancellation Date: 02/25/1999, Registrant: Stereo Broadcasters Inc, 3528 Ely Ave, Bronx, NY 10466

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 470 Milburn Ave (Lat: 40.685639 Lon: -73.609833), Overall height: 110.7 m, Call Sign: KNKI482,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.912 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hempstead)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PORTERFIELD LP-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25585 , Serial Number: 685, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): William J Jr Morsch, 531 Washington W, Hempstead, NY 11550
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 277MM , Serial Number: 28-7325295, Year manufactured: 1973, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): 01 Inc, C/O Wilkie & Wilkie / 33 Hilton Ave, Hempstead, NY 11550
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13B (SNV-2) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60803 , Serial Number: 1426, Year manufactured: 1944
    Registrant (Individual): Harvey M Cronk, 398 Hempstead W, Hempstead, NY 11550
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/04/2019
  • Aircraft: MANNING ROBERT G SKYSTAR SERIES 5 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WSK-PZL 4A-235-B31 (116 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 503KM , Serial Number: 9802138, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 06/06/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Kobi Auto Collision & Paint Center Inc, 63 Smith St, Hempstead, NY 11550
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/05/2018
  • Aircraft: CULVER V (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80265 , Serial Number: V-184, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Corporation): North Shore Carpentry Corp, 28 Attorney St, Hempstead, NY 11550
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/20/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED83$240,95279$228,302173$251,37517$115,9942$1,949,24014$221,3291$350,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$237,53012$238,35833$256,5159$50,2970$06$240,3300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$265,46853$223,238248$261,55038$42,3893$1,236,00020$215,0790$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN36$247,33924$247,980111$268,0647$118,8110$010$191,2040$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$255,9978$446,87421$282,5851$383,0000$02$152,4950$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4067.00 , 4068.00, 4069.00, 4070.00, 4071.01, 4071.02, 4072.01, 4072.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$249,0381$385,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$278,8494$318,368
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$181,4961$281,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$284,8430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4067.00 , 4068.00, 4069.00, 4070.00, 4071.01, 4071.02, 4072.01, 4072.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hempstead, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hempstead, NY - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 147. The highest number of fire incidents - 264 took place in 2016, and the least - 9 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hempstead, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.9%), and Outside Fires (15.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hempstead, NY
    • 1,43664.9%Structure Fires
    • 35015.8%Outside Fires
    • 26712.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1597.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hempstead, NY
Most common first names in Hempstead, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John35472.7 years
Mary33980.4 years
William28771.5 years
James22069.1 years
Joseph21073.6 years
Anna20183.7 years
George17874.8 years
Margaret15679.7 years
Charles15173.4 years
Frank14778.0 years
Most common last names in Hempstead, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams12268.9 years
Smith11171.3 years
Brown10570.8 years
Johnson9472.7 years
Jones8967.3 years
Jackson7067.4 years
Davis5172.8 years
Thomas4769.6 years
Walker4475.3 years
Robinson4171.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hempstead, NY
  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 36.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hempstead, NY
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Coal or coke


Hempstead compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Hempstead on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in El Salvador (population 500+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 (11550) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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