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Hempstead Jobs Overview

125,490
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
771k
Population

Hempstead has the 18th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Hempstead is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Hempstead is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Hempstead is $409,400, which is above the national average. 37% of workers in Hempstead hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Hempstead. 69% of Hempstead workers drive to work alone, 16% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Hempstead spend an average of 34 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

HempsteadWorks Career Center

50 Clinton Street
Suite 400, Hempstead Executive Plaza
Hempstead, NY 11550
516-485-5000