West Hempstead, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,114 housing units in West Hempstead. This represents a 2% growth from 5,992 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,114 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Hempstead is about 87.8%. West Hempstead's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.4%. Average household size is 3.09 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Hempstead were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom5.10%
Two Bedrooms13.40%
Three Bedrooms43.20%
Four Bedrooms30.30%
Five Bedrooms or more7.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.12
Median year structure was built1948
Median Value of occupied units$218,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$305,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.91
Median year structure was built1953
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,025

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage4.20%
Home Equity Loan6.90%
Simple Mortgage52.10%
Debt Free36.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.8%