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, 2017)


Total Population 23,570
Daytime Population: Workers 6,758
Daytime Population: Residents 12,026
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,784
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 23,478
Population in Familes 21,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 7,546
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $103,559
Average Household Income $127,788
Per Capita Income $38,883


Total Housing Units 7,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,218 (84.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 931 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $429,272
Average Home Value $460,409


Total Households 7,149
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 5,792
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.39% 0.37%
Households 0.2% 0.25%
Families 0.11% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

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

The table below compares 11552 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 280 84th
Population Density # 225 87th
Diversity Index # 149 92nd
Median Household Income # 169 90th
Per Capita Income # 419 76th

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