Hempstead, New York Population 2020

768,143
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Hempstead is a city located in New York. Hempstead has a 2020 population of 768,143. Hempstead is currently growing at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 760,884 in 2010. Hempstead reached it's highest population of 768,346 in 2014.

The average household income in Hempstead is $132,699 with a poverty rate of 6.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,646 per month, and the median house value is $436,500. The median age in Hempstead is 40.2 years, 38.4 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.

Hempstead Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hempstead was:

  • White: 63.86%
  • Black or African American: 17.32%
  • Other race: 8.77%
  • Asian: 5.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.70%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Hempstead, New York is 768,143, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 768,103.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 760,884.

Hempstead, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White490,49963.86%
Black or African American132,99917.32%
Some Other Race67,3308.77%
Asian46,0195.99%
Two or More Races28,4483.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,6220.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1400.02%
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Hempstead Population Pyramid 2020

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Hempstead Median Age

40.2


Total

38.4


Male

41.9


Female

Hempstead Adults

There are 598,278 adults, (122,582 of whom are seniors) in Hempstead.

Hempstead Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hempstead Sex Ratio

Female

395,817

51.53%

Male

372,240

48.47%

Hempstead Households and Families

Hempstead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hempstead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All80.9%19.1%
Male74.1%25.9%
Female70.4%29.6%
Non Family66.3%33.7%

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All243,4323.1180.9
Married144,9973.6689.3
Non Family54,0701.2366.3
Female32,8963.5770.4
Male11,4693.7474.1

3.55

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hempstead Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28,5825.44%
9th to 12th Grade24,5204.67%
High School Graduate129,91524.72%
Some College86,63516.49%
Associates Degree44,0568.38%
Bachelors Degree118,46622.54%
Graduate Degree93,29517.75%
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Hempstead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White305,164291,646143,824
Hispanic94,76766,71319,605
Black88,98980,89428,805
Other Race40,77226,9136,354
Asian31,58828,42417,625
Multiple Races13,84110,4073,602
Native American1,330907269
Islander816012

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.80%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,000$63,103$46,333
Less Than High School$25,254$30,439$17,699
High School Grad$37,791$46,830$30,334
Some College$48,665$59,416$39,159
Bachelors Degree$70,696$84,281$60,056
Graduate Degree$85,956$101,751$78,616

$54,000

Average Earnings

$63,103

Average Male

$46,333

Average Female

Hempstead Language

Hempstead Language by Age

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Hempstead Language

71.77% of Hempstead residents speak only English, while 28.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.93% of the population.

Hempstead Poverty

Hempstead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic155,09919,17212.36%
White415,23514,6383.53%
Black130,5609,5847.34%
Other66,2749,54214.40%
Multiple27,9413,21111.49%
Asian45,4162,5345.58%
Native2,59648118.53%
Islander13753.65%

6.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.43%

Male Poverty Rate

6.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hempstead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hempstead is Native, with 18.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hempstead is White, with 3.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.07%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.52%
High School6.97%
Some College4.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.24%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.10%
Male Unemployed12.49%
Female Employed3.38%
Male Employed2.57%

Hempstead Income

Hempstead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$107,095$132,699
Families$123,533$147,870
Married Families$138,385$164,018
Non Families$47,165$69,300
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Hempstead Marital Status

Hempstead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hempstead Married by Age and Sex

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Hempstead Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hempstead Marital Status by Race

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Hempstead Veterans

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24,967

Number of Veterans

23,759

Male Veterans

1,208

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,164
Korea3,452
World War II2,523
Second Gulf War2,488
First Gulf War2,203
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Age Group Veterans
75+9,312
65 to 747,974
35 to 543,546
55 to 642,863
18 to 341,272
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Name Veterans % of Total
White20,6185.27%
Black3,1973.10%
Hispanic1,8951.71%
Other5131.08%
2 or More2991.69%
Asian2970.83%
Indian331.91%
Hawaiian108.47%

Hempstead Veterans by Education

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3.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hempstead Employment Status

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020768,143200.00%
2019768,123200.00%
2018768,103200.00%
2017768,0831380.02%
2016767,9451660.02%
2015767,779-567-0.07%
2014768,3461,1330.15%
2013767,2131,5370.20%
2012765,6762,3550.31%
2011763,3212,4370.32%
2010760,8840.00%