|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hempstead is 58,734. Hempstead, New York is the 667th largest city in the US.
Hempstead is located entirely in Nassau County.
The peak population of Hempstead was in 2020, when its population was 59,000. In 2020, Hempstead was the 664th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 667th largest city in the US. Hempstead is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Hempstead has grown 10.4% since the 2000. Hempstead, New York's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Hempstead has a population density of 14,636.3 people per square mile. Hempstead has the 8th highest population density in New York.
|663||Carson City, Nevada||58,993||12.2%|
|664||Burlington, North Carolina||58,818||28.0%|
|665||Grand Forks, North Dakota||58,781||19.3%|
|667||Hempstead, New York||58,734||10.4%|
|668||Hoboken, New Jersey||58,690||51.6%|
|671||Terre Haute, Indiana||58,525||-1.6%|
The total voting age population of Hempstead, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 27,806. The voting age population is 42.1% male and 57.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.8% of the residents of Hempstead are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hempstead are 45.4% Black, 32.8% Other, 14.9% White, 4.7% Two or more races, 1.7% Asian and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 47.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hempstead, 18.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.2%. On a per-household basis, 17.7% of families are below the poverty line in Hempstead.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.5% of Hempstead residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.7% of Hempstead residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hempstead residents aged 5 and older, 50.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 43.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hempstead is 4.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hempstead, 12.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hempstead is $62,569.
In Hempstead, 40.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 59.2% of housing units in Hempstead.
Of all the housing units in Hempstead, 21.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Hempstead, 5.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hempstead is $1,450.
In Hempstead, 80.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.