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Hempstead is a city in Waller County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Hempstead is 30.097N. The longitude is -96.078W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 243 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,051.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hempstead demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Waller County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77445 ZIP code.
8% of Hempstead residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hempstead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hempstead was $11,560, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Hempstead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hempstead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $847.
Libraries in Hempstead include Waller County Library ... View libraries
Waller County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hempstead political report.
The average commute time for Hempstead workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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