South Hempstead is a hamlet and census-designated place in Nassau County, New York. South Hempstead is in the town of Hempstead. It is south of Hempstead village.
A high percentage of homes in South Hempstead are owner-occupied, and residents have found the area to be a welcoming, and friendly community. Running into people who have accumulated college degrees in this city is an everyday thing; they are not hard to find here. Female residents outnumber the males quite significantly in this city, and this is reflected in many of the shops and businesses here. The median income in this locale is higher than average.
Last year, average home listing prices in South Hempstead decreased 17.4 percent, perhaps reflecting the waning popularity of the local area. The average listing price this year is $321,232 from a previous $388,799. At the same time, number of homes for sale on the market increased noticeably by 20 percent. Inventory in last year hit 10 homes for sale, which extended to 12 in this year, allowing buyers a larger scope of the market in their home searches.