Senior Fact Sheet

Hempstead Senior Facts Sheet

  • 9% of the population of Hempstead, NY are seniors Source:
  • 24% of those seniors living in Hempstead, NY are living alone Source:
  • 14% of Hempstead senior households have an annual income of less than $10k and 31% less than $20k Source: ACS
  • 33% of Hempstead, NY residents 60 and over received food stamps in the last year Source: ACS
  • The average Social Security Income in Hempstead is $15,288/year Source: ACS
  • The median household income for a Hempstead senior is $40,239 Source: ACS
  • Compared to other states, New York ranks 41st for Long Term Care and 21st for America’s Health Rankings
  • There are 823 working seniors in Hempstead Source: ACS
  • 10% of the seniors in Hempstead are veterans Source: ACS


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