West Hempstead, New York 

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Population

18,801

6% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$96,879

Avg. Home Price

$413,400

Best Places to Live in West Hempstead, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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QUICK FACTS

City: West Hempstead
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Hempstead is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Hempstead jobs have increased by 1.75%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Hempstead's cost of living is 49.10% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare West Hempstead's Cost of Living
POPULATION
West Hempstead's population is 18,801 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.29%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Hempstead is $413,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.34%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
West Hempstead public schools spend $26,254 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in West Hempstead. Learn More...

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Housing Market in West Hempstead

It's a good time to buy in West Hempstead. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months. Browse West Hempstead Real Estate.

The median home price in West Hempstead is $413,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for West Hempstead    1 Reviews
ok place to live but you still need $$$ like the G - 10/7/2007
if you can afford to live in the Greater NY/NJ area, Long island offers a more "civilized" family-oriented environment to raise kids. Housing slightly cheaper. Try... (Read More)

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