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Hempstead, New York, 11550
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,029 - $1,310
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Glen Cove, New York, 11542
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,525 - $2,220
Long Beach, New York, 11561
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Levittown, New York, 11756
1 Bedroom$1,775 - $1,885
2 Bedrooms$2,335 - $2,510
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Life in Outer-Outer NYC
Hempstead, New York, is both a town and a village in that town. But Hempstead the town has a lot of different villages, so there's more to Hempstead than, well, Hempstead. You follow?
If all the villages in Hempstead were to come together to form one big city, Hempstead would have nearly 800,000 citizens, making it the second biggest city in the state of New York. Since 800,000 is a lot of people to keep track of (and to provide city services for), Hempstead functions as a collection of smaller villages. It does make it easier to get to know the neighbors. Hempstead can be found next to Queens, along the outer edge of the Big Apple. One of the most famous locales in Hempstead is the ever-popular Jones Beach. This beach draws in nearly six million visitors a year.
If you take a look at Hempstead from high above, you’ll see that there are lots of different apartments for renters to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a sleek, fashionable pad or a cozy place that’ll save you some money, you’ll find it in this town. Just how much can you expect to pay for an apartment here? Take a look at the rent chart and you’ll be able to see the average rates on one, two, and three bedroom apartments. If you’re ready to find your dream apartment right now, get moving on your rental reconnaissance by clicking on the units listed below. Want to learn more about life in Hempstead? Read on!
Hempstead for Newcomers
Hempstead has a history of deep seated rivalries. At one time, there was a North Hempstead and a South Hempstead; divided by loyalties to either the British Crown or the American Revolutionaries (we know who won that fight). Today, that old rivalry has long subsided but there is a new rivalry! It’s between the parts of town that have become Queens, and the sections that have remained Hempstead proper. But who are we to flame the fires of division? We'll leave that to Martin Scorsese. And rivalries aside, you’re going to love living in Hempstead, no matter which part of town you move to.
Speaking of divisions in Hempstead, this town has more villages than a Disney film. There’s Atlantic Beach, East Rockaway, Freeport, Island Park, Lawrence, and Lynbrook, just to name a few. You want hamlets? Hempstead’s got your hamlets. There’s Baldwin, Bay Park, and Point Lookout, among many, many others. Point Lookout is at the end of a barrier island, making it a great place to watch the waves crash ashore. Chris Burke, of Life Goes On fame, was born in Point Lookout. We just thought that you might like to be on the lookout for some celebrities if you happen to land an apartment in this Hempstead hamlet.
Hempstead's astonishing patchwork of villages and hamlets, reminds us of one of those Russian dolls that contain even more Russian dolls. With so much to choose from, we’re sure that there’s an apartment in a neighborhood in a hamlet in a village in a town in a city called Hempstead with your name on it! Take a gander at what Hempstead has to offer, within and without, here.
Hempstead's Got It, So Bring It
It may not get the attention of its metropolis neighbor to the west, but Hempstead is still an urban center to be reckoned with. Sure, there are thousands of ways to combat boredom in New York City, but Hempstead has a knack for keeping its citizens entertained. The city likes to brag about its access to natural beauty, if only because New York City doesn’t have too much of this. (It's all about finding your niche you know.) In Hempstead, you can visit Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve, which has 52 acres of fresh water habitat and ample opportunities for kayaking, hiking, and picnicking.
Want to spend the day indoors? Here's an idea: The Long Island Children's Museum. There are all sorts of exhibits here, including a permanent one that helps kids learn about how the body works in the grossest way possible. The exhibit is called Grossology and it sure is. You've got to capture kids’ attention, after all.
Continuing in the museum vein, why not visit the African American Museum on North Franklin St.? This museum “is a cultural institution which offers a wide range of exhibits and programs designed to interpret the heritage and contributions of African Americans to the growth and development of the region and nation.”
Enjoy your time in Hempstead! You really have no excuse not to.
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Hempstead Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Hempstead have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In September the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Hempstead apartment cost $1,200. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Hempstead apartment was $1,392 in September. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Hempstead rentals listed below.
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Is Hempstead a town where I'll need a car to get around?
No. Local public transportation in Hempstead, usually in the form of a bus, is widely used. In fact, the number of people who take public transportation in Hempstead, NY is 294 percent greater than the New York average and 1215 percent greater than the national average. Hempstead is also a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough that residents find it feasible to get around on foot.
I'm relocating. What's the weather like in Hempstead?
Hempstead, New York has 4 seasons, including warm summers, very cold winters, and relatively mild springs and autumns. Summer temperatures tend to be in the 70s and winter temperatures tend to be in the 30s. The average high temperature in July, the warmest month of the year, is 83 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature in January, the coldest month of the year, is 25 degrees Fahrenheit. On average Hempstead receives 46 inches of precipitation annually. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, although March tends to be the wettest month.