West Hempstead is a city located in Nassau County New York. West Hempstead has a 2020 population of 19,864. West Hempstead is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,862 in 2010.
The average household income in West Hempstead is $143,184 with a poverty rate of 6.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,923 per month, and the median house value is $461,300. The median age in West Hempstead is 39.4 years, 35.8 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Hempsteadwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.92%.
68.59% of West Hempstead residents speak only English, while 31.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.88% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in West Hempstead is Asian, with 19.49% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in West Hempstead is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in West Hempstead
77.72% of West Hempstead residents were born in the United States, with 72.77% having been born in New York. 7.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.