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Hempstead is a suburb of New York City with a population of 767,417. Hempstead is in Nassau County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Hempstead offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hempstead there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Hempstead and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Hempstead are highly rated.

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About Hempstead...
Population
767,417

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$455,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,678
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    321.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    12.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    19.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    182.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    216.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    628.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    200.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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