New Hempstead, New York Population 2024

5,390

New Hempstead is a city located in Rockland County New York. New Hempstead has a 2024 population of 5,390. New Hempstead is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,452 in 2020.

The average household income in New Hempstead is $137,744 with a poverty rate of 2.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Hempstead is 35.6 years, 37.4 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

New Hempstead Demographics

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

  • White: 69.1%
  • Asian: 9.01%
  • Black or African American: 8.59%
  • Two or more races: 6.81%
  • Other race: 6.5%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,896.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.14% (-62)
The current population of New Hempstead, New York is 5,390 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,452.

New Hempstead, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,76569.1%
Asian4919.01%
Black or African American4688.59%
Two or more races3716.81%
Other race3546.5%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

New Hempstead Population by Race

New Hempstead Population Pyramid 2024

New Hempstead Median Age

35.6

Total

37.4

Male

35.4

Female

New Hempstead Adults

There are 3,969 adults, (1,118 of whom are seniors) in New Hempstead.

New Hempstead Age Dependency

91.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Child Dependency Ratio

New Hempstead Sex Ratio

Female2,73550.19%
Male2,71449.81%

New Hempstead Population by Age

New Hempstead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4753.6596.53.5
Married1,0493.8296.13.9
Female1834.3946
Male1563.281000
Non Family8701000

3.71

Average Family Size

3.65

Average Household Size

96.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Hempstead Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1033.08%
9th to 12th Grade2557.62%
High School Graduate73722.03%
Some College37411.18%
Associates Degree2898.64%
Bachelors Degree86925.98%
Graduate Degree71821.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Hempstead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Hempstead Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9191,802799
Hispanic465389235
Black407370184
Asian363315275
Other Race21011192
2+ Races182146129

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.9%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.76%.

New Hempstead Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$56,332$90,022$46,673
Less Than 9th Grade$14,383$0$0
High School Graduate$36,364$85,761$28,973
Some College$78,969$90,860$67,563
Bachelors Degree$56,412$90,923$55,197
Graduate Degree$99,861$103,269$0

$56,332

Average Earnings

$90,022

Average Male

$46,673

Average Female

New Hempstead Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Hempstead Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Hempstead Language

70.66% of New Hempstead residents speak only English, while 29.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.84% of the population.

New Hempstead Language

New Hempstead Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,2511574.83%

2.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.81%

Male Poverty Rate

0%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Hempstead

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Hempstead is White, with 4.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Hempstead is White, with 4.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.3%.

New Hempstead Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.3%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

New Hempstead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

New Hempstead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Hempstead Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$119,875$137,744
Families$121,310$141,133
Married Families$122,375$-999,999,999
Non Families-$68,743

mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Hempstead Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

New Hempstead Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Hempstead Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

New Hempstead Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Hempstead Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

210

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea111
First Gulf War48
Vietnam21
World War II19
Second Gulf War12

New Hempstead Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+151
65 to 7436
35 to 5412
55 to 6411
18 to 340

New Hempstead Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White883.32%
Asian8322.87%
Black285.98%
Other Race115.24%
Hispanic111.79%

New Hempstead Veterans by Race

New Hempstead Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Hempstead Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

New Hempstead Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Hempstead Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New Hempstead Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.95%

Born in New Hempstead

84.62%

Native Born

15.38%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

14.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.62% of New Hempstead residents were born in the United States, with 66.95% having been born in New York. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

New Hempstead Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,312-16-0.3%
20285,328-15-0.28%
20275,343-16-0.3%
20265,359-15-0.28%
20255,374-16-0.3%
20245,390-15-0.28%
20235,405-16-0.3%
20225,421-31-0.57%
20215,45200%
20205,452320.59%
20195,420-2-0.04%
20185,422-11-0.2%
20175,433601.12%
20165,3731092.07%
20155,26410.02%
20145,26380.15%
20135,255350.67%
20125,220140.27%
20115,206551.07%
20105,1513848.06%
20004,76756713.5%
19904,20000%

New Hempstead Population by Year