Hempstead, NY 11550 ZIP Code Profile

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Hempstead, NY | South Hempstead, NY

ZIP Code 11550: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hempstead, NY 11550

Acceptable Alternative
S Hempstead, NY 11550
South Hempstead, NY 11550

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.709, Longitude -73.625
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,345
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,185
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,789
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,396

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 11550 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 11550 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Hempstead, NY 11550 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 60,428
Population in Households 58,903
Population in Familes 46,353
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,525
Population Density2 14,338
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $58,791
Average Household Income $81,804
Per Capita Income $23,671


Total Housing Units 17,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,574 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,304 (52.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 826 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $360,825
Average Home Value $416,309


Total Households 16,878
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 12,043
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.56% 0.65%
Households 0.36% 0.54%
Families 0.23% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Hempstead, NY 11550 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11550 to the other 1,740 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 66 96th
Population Density # 156 91st
Diversity Index # 50 97th
Median Household Income # 838 52nd
Per Capita Income # 1456 16th

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