South Hempstead, New York Population 2024

3,113

South Hempstead is a city located in Nassau County New York. South Hempstead has a 2024 population of 3,113. South Hempstead is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -1.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,157 in 2020.

The average household income in South Hempstead is $201,181 with a poverty rate of 2.53%. The median age in South Hempstead is 46.1 years: 39 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

South Hempstead Demographics

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

  • White: 70.53%
  • Black or African American: 15.37%
  • Other race: 8.55%
  • Two or more races: 4.31%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,382.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.39% (-44)
The current population of South Hempstead, New York is 3,113 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,157.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,21170.53%
Black or African American48215.37%
Other race2688.55%
Two or more races1354.31%
Asian220.7%
Native American170.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Hempstead Population by Race

South Hempstead Population Pyramid 2024

South Hempstead Median Age

46.1

Total

39

Male

47.1

Female

South Hempstead Adults

There are 2,511 adults, (552 of whom are seniors) in South Hempstead.

South Hempstead Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

South Hempstead Sex Ratio

Female1,46046.57%
Male1,67553.43%

South Hempstead Population by Age

South Hempstead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1382.7596.63.4
Married7053.296.93.1
Non Family2501.0498.81.2
Male1103.791000
Female732.8180.819.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

96.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Hempstead Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade210.97%
Associates Degree1577.22%
Bachelors Degree62128.54%
Graduate Degree57726.52%
High School Graduate47421.78%
Less Than 9th Grade140.64%
Some College31214.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Hempstead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Hempstead Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3671,352914
Hispanic444430208
Black37536999
Other Race218218145
2+ Races13413424
Asian22229
Native American1330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 66.86%.

South Hempstead Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$86,938$103,750$41,544
Graduate Degree$133,382$146,136$132,647
High School Graduate$85,371$86,348$44,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$100,815$107,857$81,754
Some College$106,250$119,911$62,981

$100,815

Average Earnings

$107,857

Average Male

$81,754

Average Female

South Hempstead Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Hempstead Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Hempstead Language

82.82% of South Hempstead residents speak only English, while 17.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.13% of the population.

South Hempstead Language

South Hempstead Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,152572.65%
Black477193.98%
Native13323.08%
Hispanic57430.52%

2.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.26%

Male Poverty Rate

3.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Hempstead

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Hempstead is Native, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Hempstead is Hispanic, with 0.52% 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 4.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.43%.

South Hempstead Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College4.69%
High School2.32%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

South Hempstead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.73%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

South Hempstead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Hempstead Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$186,750$234,541
Households$153,088$201,181
Married Families$233,523$-999,999,999
Non Families-$82,275

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Hempstead Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

South Hempstead Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South 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.

South Hempstead Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Hempstead Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

169

Number of Veterans

169

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea82
Vietnam33
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

South Hempstead Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+134
65 to 7428
55 to 647
18 to 340
35 to 540

South Hempstead Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races11686.57%
Hispanic10521.38%
White452.68%
Other Race73.21%
Asian14.55%

South Hempstead Veterans by Race

South Hempstead Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Hempstead Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

South Hempstead Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Hempstead Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South 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

79.55%

Born in South Hempstead

86.73%

Native Born

13.27%

Foreign Born

2.3%

Non Citizen

10.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.73% of South Hempstead residents were born in the United States, with 79.55% having been born in New York. 2.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Hempstead Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,113-11-0.35%
20233,124-11-0.35%
20223,135-149-4.54%
20213,2841274.02%
20203,157-27-0.85%
20193,184611.95%
20183,123792.6%
20173,044-96-3.06%
20163,140-12-0.38%
20153,152-29-0.91%
20143,181702.25%
20133,11150.16%
20123,106-23-0.74%
20113,129-114-3.52%
20103,24300%

South Hempstead Population by Year