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The Borough of West Hempstead is located in Nassau County in the state of New York (NY).

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West Hempstead, New York, a CDP, in Nassau County spans over 2.8 square miles and has a population of 18,862 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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West Hempstead Latitude: 40.6918 Longitude: -73.6506

The Zip Code for West Hempstead, NY is: 11552

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The Borough of West Hempstead

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West Hempstead New York Physical Characteristics:

The Borough of West Hempstead has an area of 453.2 square miles
  • Land: 284.71470810811 Sq. Mi. (62.82%)
  • Water: 168.51760810811 Sq. Mi.(37.18%)
The West Hempstead Borough takes up 100.0% of the area of Nassau County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +40.7296870
  • Longitude: -073.5893844
West Hempstead Land Water Pie Chart

West Hempstead, NY Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 54.3°F
  • Average Rainfall: 46.57 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 19.2 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00305377 MINEOLA
Latitude: 40.7328 Longitude: -73.6183 Elevation: 29.3 feet.

West Hempstead, NY Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of West Hempstead was 1,339,532 people, which is 100.0 % of the entire population of Nassau County.


  • 48.37% Male
  • 51.63% Female


  • 72.979% White
  • 11.127% Black
  • 7.634% Asian
  • 0.24% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.03% Pacific Islander
  • 2.382% Mixed
  • 5.615% Other


  • 85.42% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 14.58% Hispanic or Latino
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West Hempstead, NY Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.9
Number of Residences: 468,346
  • Occupied: 448,528 (95.77%)
  • Vacant: 19,818 (4.23%)
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496 Hempstead Tpke, West Hempstead, New York 11552-1125
Tony Pastore (516) 538-6460 (516) 489-6107 http://www.pathmark.com
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