West Hempstead Real Estate Market Overview

Could West Hempstead, NY be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about West Hempstead. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near West Hemps...tead such as Hempstead and Elmont. When you’re ready, Trulia has 67 resale and new homes in West Hempstead lined up for you, including 3 open houses, and 136 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in West Hempstead show a 6% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -2% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in West Hempstead for Aug 24 to Nov 23 was $455,000 based on 40 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for West Hempstead was $297, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in West Hempstead for Oct 24 to Nov 24 was $3,200.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around West Hempstead can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Counts of Robbery

Best Schools in West Hempstead

There are 5 schools in West Hempstead.

Elementary Schools

George Washington School

Public, 1 - 5


Cornwell Avenue School

Public, 1 - 5


Chestnut Street School

Public, K - 2

Middle Schools

West Hempstead Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools

West Hempstead High School

Public, 9 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in West Hempstead by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in West Hempstead commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
85% commute by car
0% commute by bike
14% commute by public transportation
1% commute by foot

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