West Hempstead employment information

IndexWest HempsteadNew YorkNational
Income per capita$37,566$32,829$28,555
Median household income$96,879$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$105,881$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$49,879$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$57,348$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$32,746$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level5.5%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Hempstead is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Hempstead is 81% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Hempstead is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Hempstead is 65% lower than the national average.

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West Hempstead median earnings by income bracket

West Hempstead employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.3%0.5%
Manufacturing sector5.0%0.2%
Financial & insurance services8.8%10.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%8.7%
Public administration5.0%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%3.3%
Education, health & social services16.6%50.0%

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Hewlett Bay Park, NY397$250,001367%
Plandome, NY1,430$250,001367%
Brookville, NY3,518$236,786343%
Muttontown, NY3,581$230,865332%
Roslyn Estates, NY1,194$220,000311%
West Hempstead, NY18,801$96,87981%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mokena, IL18,804$100,88789%
Glassboro, NJ18,798$64,13620%
Orange, TX18,810$41,49422%
White Oak, OH18,814$59,66812%
Twinsburg, OH18,784$69,77830%
West Hempstead, NY18,801$96,87981%
Source: The West Hempstead, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.