In the western half of Long Island and the southwestern part of Nassau County, you will find the remarkable town of Hempstead, New York. Hempstead is one of only three towns in Nassau County, and is home to twenty-two incorporated villages with a combined population around 759,800 residents. Hempstead has the largest population of any town in New York, and if it were incorporated as a city, Hempstead would be second largest city after New York City. While slightly smaller than Charlotte, North Carolina, the town of Hempstead is actually larger than Seattle, Washington.
Among the many remarkable communities found within Hempstead, you’ll find the hamlet known as West Hempstead. West Hempstead is a census-designated place with a population around 18,900 residents. Easily accessed from the Southern State Parkway, West Hempstead is served by its own branch of the Long Island Rail Road and has three stations within its borders. Additionally, this family-friendly community is served by the West Hempstead Union Free School District which oversees the operation of one kindergarten, two elementary, one middle and one high school within the area.
Composed of 2.8 square miles, West Hempstead falls within the 11552 zip code and is home to multiple remarkable neighborhoods and subdivisions. A few of the most noteworthy include Birdhaven, Country Club Park, Eagle Park Estates, Fairlawn Park, Greenwood, Hempstead Lake Park Estates, Junard Homes, Lakeview Terrace, Munson Laws, New Garden Terrace, Park Estates and West Hempstead Oaks, among others. The listing prices for homes for sale in West Hempstead vary depending upon the property’s age, size, architectural style and location. While there are occasional exceptions, typically homes for sale in Hempstead range from around $100,000 to $800,000 with co-ops being the least expensive housing option and single family homes being the most expensive choice.
If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in the hamlet of West Hempstead of Hempstead, New York, please do not hesitate to contact us today.
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