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New Hempstead is a village in Rockland County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of New Hempstead is 41.15N. The longitude is -74.036W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,788.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Hempstead demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rockland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10956 ZIP code.
3% of New Hempstead residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Hempstead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Hempstead was $32,917, compared with $21,587 nationally.
50% of New Hempstead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Hempstead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,017.
Rockland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Hempstead political report.
The average commute time for New Hempstead workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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