Latest Data (2016)
Population 55,555
Nationwide Rank 674

Quick Facts

Hempstead, New York is the 674th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Hempstead, New York is a village.

Hempstead, New York is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Hempstead had its largest population ever.

Hempstead, New York's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Hempstead, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
664 Greenwood, Indiana 56,545 53.9%
665 Fountain Valley, California 56,529 2.7%
666 Valdosta, Georgia 56,474 22.3%
667 Oak Lawn, Illinois 56,257 1.8%
668 Novato, California 56,004 17.1%
669 Chicopee, Massachusetts 55,991 2.2%
670 Weymouth Town, Massachusetts 55,972
671 Dearborn Heights, Michigan 55,761 -4.4%
672 Berwyn, Illinois 55,748 3.3%
673 Bradenton, Florida 55,687 11.2%
674 Hempstead, New York 55,555 4.4%
675 Hanford, California 55,547 32.3%
676 Rocky Mount, North Carolina 55,466 -5.7%
677 Port Arthur, Texas 55,427 -3.8%
678 Shoreline, Washington 55,333 4.0%
679 Kettering, Ohio 55,306 -4.0%
680 Anderson, Indiana 55,130 -7.5%
681 Decatur, Alabama 55,072 1.8%
682 Gilroy, California 55,069 32.0%
683 Richland, Washington 54,989 41.2%
684 Manhattan, Kansas 54,983 20.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
311 Albany 98,111 3.7%
428 New Rochelle 79,557 10.0%
516 Mount Vernon 68,344 -0.1%
557 Schenectady 64,913 5.1%
607 Utica 60,652 0.2%
645 White Plains 58,241 9.2%
674 Hempstead 55,555 4.4%
759 Troy 49,702 0.9%
785 Niagara Falls 48,632 -12.3%
833 Binghamton 45,672 -3.4%
868 Freeport 43,279 -1.1%
1016 Valley Stream 37,673 3.6%
1128 Long Beach 33,717 -4.9%
1168 Spring Valley 32,603 41.4%
1172 Rome 32,415 -7.0%
1234 Ithaca 30,756 6.4%
1237 North Tonawanda 30,607 -7.7%
1249 Poughkeepsie 30,267 0.3%
1266 Jamestown 29,775 -6.6%
1274 Port Chester 29,524 5.8%
1324 Harrison 28,340 17.0%
1331 Newburgh 28,200 -0.6%
1339 Elmira 27,962 -9.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 55,555 674
2015 55,547 673
2014 55,527 665
2013 55,361 658
2012 54,883 658
2011 54,083 665
2010 53,891 654
2009 53,971 645
2008 53,761 642
2007 53,602 632
2006 53,550 624
2005 53,664 612
2004 53,780 609
2003 53,730 608
2002 53,651 594
2001 53,476 588
2000 53,189 578
1990 45,899 580