West Hempstead, New York

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Population in 2010: 18,862.
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
Males: 9,445  (50.1%)
Females: 9,417  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11552.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $110,426 (it was $71,260 in 2000)
West Hempstead:

$110,426
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,324 (it was $26,732 in 2000)

West Hempstead CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $455,127 (it was $218,400 in 2000)
West Hempstead:

$455,127
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $612,922; detached houses: $630,413; townhouses or other attached units: $702,480; in 2-unit structures: $483,073; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $330,938; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $368,541; mobile homes: $607,094

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,852.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Hempstead: 152.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.7%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.5% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.4% for other race residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Hempstead, NY (2010)
    • 12,42465.9%White alone
    • 3,09816.4%Hispanic
    • 1,8079.6%Black alone
    • 1,1296.0%Asian alone
    • 3051.6%Two or more races
    • 880.5%Other race alone
    • 90.05%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in West Hempstead, New York as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Hempstead is 2,756 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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West Hempstead, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (15.2%), American (7.3%), Irish (5.0%), Jamaican (3.4%), German (3.1%), Eastern European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.66 square miles.

Population density: 7,095 people per square mile   (high).

West Hempstead, New York map

4,553 residents are foreign born (12.1% Latin America, 5.0% Asia, 3.5% Europe).

This place:

22.8%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,073 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hempstead, NY (1.9 miles , pop. 56,554).

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (8.9 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Garden City South, NY (1.1 miles ),
Malverne Park Oaks, NY (1.1 miles ),
Franklin Square, NY (1.1 miles ),
Lakeview, NY (1.2 miles ),
Malverne, NY (1.3 miles ),
South Hempstead, NY (1.4 miles ),
Hempstead, NY (1.4 miles ),
Garden City, NY (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 73.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,878 (-29.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,035 (10.3%)

Distribution of median household income in West Hempstead, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Hempstead, NY in 2017
West Hempstead satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in West Hempstead, NY
Historical housing units in West Hempstead, NY
Most common industries in West Hempstead, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in West Hempstead, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in West Hempstead, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

West 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 96.3. This is worse than average.

City:

96.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.276. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.314. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
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 6.2 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 6.62. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.62
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

West Hempstead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the West Hempstead place center injured 6 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 9/27/1970, a category F2 tornado 8.0 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West 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 228.0 miles away from the city 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 127.9 miles away from West Hempstead 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 262.2 miles away from West 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 208.3 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 220.7 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 126.4 miles away from the city 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).
West Hempstead topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Hempstead:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY)
  • NASSAU DIALYSIS LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • FREE, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • FRANKLIN PARK NH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FRANKLIN SQUARE, NY)
  • GARDEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FRANKLIN SQUARE, NY)
  • LIFE CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • MAYFAIR CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HEMPSTEAD, NY)

Amtrak stations near West Hempstead:

  • 8 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.
  • 13 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 with over 2000 students nearest to West Hempstead:

  • Molloy College (about 2 miles; Rockville Centre, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,962)
  • Adelphi University (about 2 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 7,312)
  • Hofstra University (about 4 miles; Hempstead, NY; FT enrollment: 9,429)
  • Nassau Community College (about 5 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 18,552)
  • CUNY Queensborough Community College (about 7 miles; Bayside, NY; FT enrollment: 11,931)
  • CUNY York College (about 8 miles; Jamaica, NY; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • St John's University-New York (about 8 miles; Queens, NY; FT enrollment: 15,175)

Public high school in West Hempstead:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Hempstead:

Private elementary/middle schools in West Hempstead:

  • ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 444, Location: 12 WESTMINSTER RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • HANC - WEST HEMPSTEAD (Students: 292, Location: 609 HEMPSTEAD AVE, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in West Hempstead

Library in West Hempstead:

  • WEST HEMPSTEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,994,287; Location: 500 HEMPSTEAD AVENUE; 85,728 books; 458 e-books; 3,642 audio materials; 4,255 video materials; 33 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 159 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Hempstead: Hempstead Gardens Station (A), Hempstead Golf Club (B), Lakeview Station (C), West Hempstead Station (D), West Hempstead Public Library (E), West Hempstead Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Hempstead include: Saint Thomas The Apostle Church (A), Greater Bethel Tabernacle Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), Saint Mary's Syro Malab Catholic Church (D), West Hempstead Christian Heritage Church (E), Temple B'nai Sholom (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Hempstead include: Halls Pond Park (1), Echo Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Capri Motor Inn (434 Hempstead Turnpike).

Birthplace of: Etienne Brower - College basketball player (Boston U. Terriers), Mark Mendoza - Heavy metal bass guitarist, Quinn Early - Football player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Hempstead that have no violations reported:

  • CATHEDRAL GARDENS WD (Address: 114 WESTMINSTER ROAD , Population served: 1,500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

3.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.6%
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 West Hempstead in 2010:

  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in West Hempstead in 2000:

  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
Arena or stadium:
  • Island Garden. Capacity: 5,000.

Banks with branches in West Hempstead (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: West Hempstead Branch at 611 Hempstead Turnpike, branch established on 1978/03/31; Hempstead Avenue Branch at 255 Hempstead Avenue, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • People's United Bank: West Hempstead Branch at 410 Hempstead Turnpike, branch established on 2009/07/28. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: West Hempstead Branch at 490 Hempstead Turnpike, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $16,975.1 mil, Deposits: $11,426.8 mil, headquarters in Long Island City, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 86 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: West Hempstead S&S Branch at 50 Cherry Valley Avenue, branch established on 2007/09/17. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Hempstead Branch at 565 Hempstead Turnpike, branch established on 1961/01/09. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Hempstead Branch at 60 West Hempstead Avenue, branch established on 1954/11/05. 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
  • New York Community Bank: West Hempstead Branch at 50 Hempstead Turnpike, branch established on 1961/05/20. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in West Hempstead:

Marital status in West Hempstead, NY
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

For population 25 years and over in West Hempstead:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
New York average:

13.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in West Hempstead:

(West Hempstead, New York Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for West 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
Nassau County:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

9.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nassau County:

20.9%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Nassau County:

22.2%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Hempstead:

51.3%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Hempstead:

49.2%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Hempstead:

10.6%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.1%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.1%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
West Hempstead:

79.1%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Hempstead, NY Residents

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 West Hempstead, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2IHOP1
Baskin-Robbins1Lane Furniture1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Payless1
CVS2Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Stop & Shop1
FedEx4UPS2
GNC1White Castle1
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in West 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.)
  • 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)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WTHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Hempstead:

  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WRHU (88.7 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPC (90.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Hempstead:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
See more detailed statistics of West Hempstead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.2mTotal length
  • $41,792,000Total costs
  • 1,759,126Total average daily traffic
  • 14,760Total average daily truck traffic
  • 454,892Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Hempstead, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 61950-1959
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Hempstead, NY

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in West Hempstead, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • West Hempstead, Lat: 40.695889 Lon: -73.643889, Call Sign: WQBQ238, Licensee ID: L00063763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2004, Expiration Date: 11/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Robert York, Registrant: West Hempstead-Hempstead Gardens Water District
  • West Hempstead, Lat: 40.695889 Lon: -73.643889, Call Sign: WQYJ986,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2016, Expiration Date: 10/20/2026, Certifier: Robert P York, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • STATION, 60 Hempstead Ave (Lat: 40.703139 Lon: -73.640111), Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 39 m, Call Sign: WHI322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/1995, Expiration Date: 01/31/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2000, Phone: (212) 602-1027

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASK-21 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 521SL , Serial Number: 21809, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 05/08/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph Wiesel, 484 Duryea Ter, West Hempstead, NY 11552
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TR182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 757CR , Serial Number: R18201216, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey B Chipetine, 707 Maple Pl, West Hempstead, NY 11552
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 292LC , Serial Number: R18201188, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey B Chipetine, 707 Maple Pl, West Hempstead, NY 11552
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/16/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$343,10570$302,144193$264,8589$157,3233$260,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$367,00010$339,15623$274,5021$253,8702$354,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$303,45920$319,429106$315,24112$219,7235$266,138
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$339,77418$326,90971$280,2195$206,3462$366,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$298,0005$311,80026$246,3481$49,9800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4059.00 , 4060.01, 4060.02, 4061.00, 4062.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$297,9681$498,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$213,0002$453,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$293,4201$403,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$484,760

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4059.00 , 4060.01, 4060.02, 4061.00, 4062.01

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 51. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 256 took place in 2007, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in West Hempstead, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Other (61.5%), and Structure Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Hempstead, NY
    • 49961.5%Other
    • 17321.3%Structure Fires
    • 739.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 678.3%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Hempstead, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Hempstead, NY
  • 62.6%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Hempstead, NY
  • 63.0%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


West Hempstead compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

West Hempstead on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #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"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
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