New Hempstead, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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New Hempstead, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of New Hempstead is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rockland County at latitude 41.1457 and longitude -74.051. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of New Hempstead, but most people and references simply refer to it as New Hempstead, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for New Hempstead indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of New Hempstead (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Hempstead: Hempstead, Kakiat, Keckyate, Kukiat.

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New Hempstead, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,357
Population in Households 5,059
Population in Familes 4,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 298
Population Density1 1,878
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,314
Average Household Size 3.85
Family Households 1,146
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,138 (84.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $377,083
Average Home Value $379,170
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $120,170
Average Household Income $147,050
Per Capita Income $34,996
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.01% 1.02%
Households 0.9% 1.0%
Families 0.6% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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New Hempstead, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Hempstead to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 332 72nd
Population Density1 # 437 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 105 91st
Median Household Income # 121 90th
Per Capita Income # 427 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.