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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Hempstead

My neighborhood is very nice, and it is a higher-end area. There are many well-maintained properties and good stores to shop in. I enjoy walking in the neighborhood!

My neighborhood is very nice, and it is a higher-end area. There are many well-maintained properties and good stores to shop in. I enjoy walking in the neighborhood!

My neighborhood is very nice, and it is a higher-end area. There are many well-maintained properties and good stores to shop in. I enjoy walking in the neighborhood!

The one unique thing about my neighborhood would have to be all the nice people. Favorite restaurant in my neighborhood would have to be Braums

The one unique thing about my neighborhood would have to be all the nice people. Favorite restaurant in my neighborhood would have to be Braums

The one unique thing about my neighborhood would have to be all the nice people. Favorite restaurant in my neighborhood would have to be Braums

Who Lives Here

Hempstead Demographics

Education

High School

59%

Associate's

23%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

25%

3 people

20%

4 people

22%

5 people

17%

6+ people

16%

Household Income

0-50k

41%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

9%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

17%

10-20

12%

20-45

38%

45-65

22%

65+

11%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Hempstead?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
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May '24-$1700-$2900
Apr '24-$1700-$3250
Mar '24-$1700-$3250
Feb '24-$1700-$3300
Jan '24-$1700-$3300
Dec '23-$1700-$3300
Nov '23-$1700-$2850
Oct '23-$1800-$2850
Sep '23-$1850-$2850
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Jul '23-$1925-$2834
Jun '23-$2000-$2817

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Hempstead

Hempstead Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

12%

15-30 Mins

36%

30-40 Mins

25%

40-60 Mins

15%

60+ Mins

13%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8080

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Percentage: 5454

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Percentage: 5757

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Top Scores: Parks, Nightlife, Health

Things To Do In Hempstead

Top Score

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hempstead is prime for park lovers.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 43% more parks than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The perfect place to paint the town red.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 19% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 27% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Hempstead scores high for health and fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. 87% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Hempstead is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 51% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 66% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

More of a gem than germ, this Hempstead is not too bad for medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 69% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 16% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Hempstead gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 77% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 20% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 6% more coffee shops than average
  3. 40% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. 56% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Hempstead.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 44% more shops than average
  3. 25% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Hempstead Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Busy Streets

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Hempstead Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Hempstead

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What You Need to Know

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All About

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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