South Hempstead, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,075 housing units in South Hempstead. This represents a 3.2% growth from 1,042 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,075 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in South Hempstead is about 89.4%. South Hempstead's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.9%. Average household size is 3.05 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in South Hempstead were built after 1950.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom5.80%
Two Bedrooms11.70%
Three Bedrooms44.40%
Four Bedrooms33.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.19
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$192,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$208,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.88
Median year structure was built1944

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.40%
Home Equity Loan6.20%
Simple Mortgage54.20%
Debt Free31.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.4%