West Hempstead Information

West Hempstead Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of West Hempstead, NY

General West Hempstead Information

State: New York

County: Nassau County

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West Hempstead Population (census data)
Total 18,297
Male 8,939 (48.9%)
Female 9,358 (51.1%)

Population Density: 6,883 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 145.6 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 2.66 square miles

Median Household Income: $88,822

Zip Codes: 11552.

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West Hempstead Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (77.4%)
  • Hispanic (9.9%)
  • Black (5.9%)
  • Other race (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Asian Indian (2.0%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (27.9%)
  • Irish (15.6%)
  • German (12.5%)
  • United States (5.7%)
  • Polish (5.4%)
  • Russian (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 3,384 people (18.5%)
  • Europe (35.8%)
  • Latin America (34.1%)
  • Asia (30.1%)

Local West Hempstead Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NFL Football: New York Jets, New York Giants
NBA Basketball: , New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers

West Hempstead School Information

High Schools
West Hempstead High School (400 Nassau Boulevard, West Hempstead, NY, 11552 - West Hempstead Union Free School District District)
Middle Schools
West Hempstead Middle School (450 Nassau Boulevard, West Hempstead, NY, 11552 - West Hempstead Union Free School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Chestnut Street School (252 Chestnut Street, West Hempstead, NY, 11552 - West Hempstead Union Free School District District)
Cornwell Avenue School (250 Cornwell Avenue, West Hempstead, NY, 11552 - West Hempstead Union Free School District District)
George Washington School (347 William Street, West Hempstead, NY, 11552 - West Hempstead Union Free School District District)

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