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Population (year 2000): 18,713
Males: 9,143 (48.9%), Females: 9,570 (51.1%)

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Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $71,260 (year 2000)
Median house value: $218,300 (year 2000)

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Races in West Hempstead:

  • 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%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (27.9%), Irish (15.6%), German (12.5%), United States (5.7%), Polish (5.4%), Russian (3.0%).

New! Hempstead, New York forum

Land area: 2.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Hempstead

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Hempstead CDP

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

18.1% Foreign born (6.3% Europe, 6.0% Latin America, 5.3% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Hempstead, (2.5 miles pop. 755,924).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (18.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: City South, NY (1.3 miles Garden Park Oaks, NY (1.4 miles Malverne NY (1.5 miles Lakeview, Square, NY (1.7 miles Franklin NY (2.0 miles Malverne, City, NY Garden (2.1 miles Hempstead, NY (2.4 miles South Lynbrook, NY (2.4 miles North

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 73.65 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.4%), Retail trade (13.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,308 (-23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 901 (10.3%)

Average climate in West Hempstead, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Hempstead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/1998, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the West Hempstead city center injured 6 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 9/27/1970, a category 2 tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Etienne Brower - College basketball player (Boston U. Terriers).


Hospitals/medical centers near West Hempstead:
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY)
  • ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • ST JOHNS ESPISCOPAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Hempstead:
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 10 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 16 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • REPUBLIC (about 18 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Hempstead:
  • SANDS POINT (about 10 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • FLUSHING (about 13 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
  • EVERS (about 14 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)

Amtrak stations near West Hempstead:
  • 10 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 16 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 18 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Hempstead:
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 13,710)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,074)
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; FT enrollment: 10,842)
  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 8 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OLD WESTBURY (about 8 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • CUNY QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,431)
  • LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-C W POST CAMPUS (about 9 miles; BROOKVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 6,605)
Public high school in West Hempstead:
  • WEST HEMPSTEAD HS (Students: 871; Location: 400 NASSAU BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in West Hempstead:
  • WEST HEMPSTEAD MS (Students: 528; Location: 450 NASSAU BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 475; Location: 347 WILLIAM ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • CORNWELL AVE SCHOOL (Students: 321; Location: 250 CORNWELL AVE; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • CHESTNUT STREET SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 252 CHESTNUT ST; Grades: KG - KG)
Private primary/middle school in West Hempstead:
  • ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 12 WESTMINSTER ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in West Hempstead:
  • WEST HEMPSTEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,306,525; Location: 252 CHESTNUT STREET; 80,770 books; 3,379 audio materials; 3,592 video materials; 161 serial subscriptions)

Parks in West Hempstead include: Echo Park (1), Halls Pond Park (2).


West Hempstead compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Hempstead:
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Hempstead:
  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WRHU (88.7 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPC (90.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Hempstead:
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

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