New Hempstead, New York

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New Hempstead, New York

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High Points

New Hempstead strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy New Hempstead Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy New Hempstead Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy New Hempstead Racial Diversity
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy New Hempstead College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% New Hempstead People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% New Hempstead Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of New Hempstead, New York

Comparing New Hempstead to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
People Above Poverty 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
People Living Alone 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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New Hempstead Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NE of Paterson, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles N of New York, New York
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10977
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.12
Longitude -74.04

New Hempstead Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
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New Hempstead Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,767 100%
Male 2,382 50%
Female 2,385 50%
Under 18 1,703 35.7%
18+ 3,064 64.3%
65+ 383 8%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 3.88
White 3,335 70%
African-American 836 17.5%
Asian 346 7.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.2%
Other 146 3.1%
Mixed Race 92 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 431 9%

Estimated New Hempstead Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,822
Growth 55
Growth % 1.2%

New Hempstead Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.9%
US/American 10.2%
Russian 8.1%
Polish 7.1%
Italian 6.4%
Eastern European 4.1%
Jamaican 3.3%
Hungarian 2.9%
Irish 2.6%
Haitian 2.4%
Nigerian 2.4%
German 2.1%
English 2.1%
European 1.5%
Czech 1.3%
Barbadian 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Romanian 0.7%
West Indian 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Ghanian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Armenian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Turkish 0.4%
Guyanese 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Israeli 0.3%
Iranian 0.3%
U.S. Virgin Islander 0.2%
British West Indian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Hempstead 4,767 $100,127
Bardonia 4,367 $104,415
Chestnut Ridge 7,829 $95,551
Monsey 14,504 $45,911
New Square 4,624 $12,208
Spring Valley 25,464 $42,097
Wesley Hills 4,848 $98,102
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