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Living In Hempstead, NY

Hempstead, a small city in New York, has a population of approximately 56,000. Families with young children will fit right in, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the community, while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 35, are decidedly younger than most cities in New York. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in Hempstead, and 57% of residents rent their homes. At $1,298 a month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.

Twelve percent of Hempstead residents over the age of 25 have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Hempstead residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 22% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, as 7% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. Hempstead workers earn an average annual income of about $74,000, slightly less than the state average. The city's average income, however, is nearly on par with the national average ($73,345).

Hempstead has an average commute time of about 35 minutes, longer than nearly 70% of cities in New York. Driving is the prevailing way to get to work, selected by 32% of commuters, while public transportation is used by only 11% of the city. Not many commuters (2%) walk to work, though the number surpasses the national average.

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