West Hempstead, NY 11552 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11552: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Hempstead, NY 11552

Acceptable Alternative
W Hempstead, NY 11552

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lakeview, NY 11552

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 717
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,200
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 170
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.685, Longitude -73.653
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Hempstead, NY 11552 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,824
Population in Households 23,730
Population in Familes 21,251
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density1 7,489
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 7,235
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 5,872
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 7,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,282 (83.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 953 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $426,032
Average Home Value $454,338


Median Household Income $101,119
Average Household Income $122,015
Per Capita Income $37,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.4%
Households 0.23% 0.29%
Families 0.16% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

West Hempstead, NY 11552 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11552 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 279 84th
Population Density1 # 223 87th
Diversity Index2 # 150 91st
Median Household Income # 164 91st
Per Capita Income # 416 76th

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