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North Hempstead is a town in Nassau County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named North Hempstead. For links to other places called North Hempstead, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of North Hempstead is 40.803N. The longitude is -73.678W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 167 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 218,699.
Sections below provide additional information and links about North Hempstead demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nassau County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11024 ZIP code.
8% of North Hempstead residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Hempstead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Hempstead was $41,621, compared with $21,587 nationally.
46% of North Hempstead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in North Hempstead include East Williston Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in North Hempstead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,001. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,278.
Libraries in North Hempstead include Children's Satellite Library, East Williston Public Library, Great Neck Library, Great Neck Library - Parkville Branch, Hillside Public Library, Mineola Memorial Library, New Hyde Park Public Library, Robert Bacon Memorial Public Library, Westbury Memorial Public Library, Williston Park Public Library ... View libraries
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North Hempstead political report.
North Hempstead restaurants taking online reservations include Burton and Doyle, Il Mulino - Long Island, Morton's, the Steakhouse - Great Neck ... View restaurants
The average commute time for North Hempstead workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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