Hempstead Real Estate Guide

Hempstead homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Hempstead Real Estate Guide

Hempstead is a vibrant small town in TX, situated northwest of Downtown Houston along Hwy 290. It is known for its unique amenities and diverse leisure activities.

Hempstead is famous due to its:

Hempstead has diverse communities, each with its own rules and regulations. This can make buying a home challenging. It is important to work with an expert Realtor who knows Hempstead well to find the perfect home.

To get personal advice on buying or selling in the Hempstead area, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston's best realtors and one of the top-ranked Realtors in the United States.

“Courtney Williams of HPT did a wonderful and super efficient job for us buying a new home in Houston. We have moved many times in USA and overseas and Houston Properties always does a fabulous role whether the friendliness and effectiveness of the agents or the back office staff who communicate perfectly. We couldn’t recommend Courtney and HPT more.” - Claire and Andy Madden (Google Review)

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Hempstead Homes For Sale

4 Beds, 2 Baths
1032 22nd Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
125 Birdie Drive
4 Beds, 2 Baths
335 4th Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
1305 2nd Street
7 Beds, 4 Baths
906 14 Th Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
346 Ninth

Hempstead Homes For Rent

3 Beds, 1 Bath
1319 20th Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
1543 22nd Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
300 7th Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
435 Jewett Meadow Drive
3 Beds, 2 Baths
6738 Barker Bend Lane
3 Beds, 2 Baths
21111 River Court Drive

Table of Contents

  1. Hempstead Home Sale Trends
  2. Hempstead Best Realtor Insights
  3. Hempstead Maps, Location & Zip Code
  4. Hempstead Schools
  5. Hempstead Real Estate Market

Hempstead Home Sale Trends

Hempstead Real Estate Trends

Located at the junction of roads Highway 290, and Texas State Highways 6 and 159, Hempstead is just 50 miles west of Downtown Texas.

Hempstead is well-known for its:

The residents enjoy hanging out at Hempstead City Park nearby which is pet-friendly. The park amenities include a playground and pavilions for children and adult outdoor activities.

Hempstead Best Realtor Insights

Hempstead is known for its rich culture and vibrant neighborhoods.

Hempstead Maps, Location & Zip Code

Hempstead Map

Commute Time Hempstead
Downtown (min) 50
Med Ctr (min) 50
Energy Corridor (min) 40
Galleria (min) 40

Map of Hempstead

Highlights Hempstead
Amenities Hempstead City Park features new and old pavilions, playing fields, and park amenities.
Golf Courses - Legendary Oaks Golf Course
Run / Bike Trails - Hempstead City Park
- Hempstead Gazebo Park
- Tapscott Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Retail Shops:

- Waller Village Shopping Center
- Renaissance Center
- Market Square Shopping Center
- Panther Plaza
- Lacina Shopping Center
- Houston Premium Outlets


- First Class BBQ
- Dairy Queen
- Las Fuentes Mexican Restaurant
- Arcelia Mexican Taqueria
- Taqueria Las Palmas
- Erick's Mexican Restaurant
- Tacos el Carnalito
- Taqueria Coahuila
- Breakfast Paradise - Hempstead
- Granny's Homestyle Meals


- Barra Brava 290 Sports & Grill
- Horse Shoe Ice House
- Four Forty Sports and Grill
- El Taconaso Nite Club
- The Alibi Bar
- Carol's Ice House
- Shooters Saloon
- The Texas Thunder Saloon
- Buckshot's Roadhouse
- Little Mike's


- The Hills Food Store
- Arlan's Food Market
- Alameda Meat Market
- Lewis Grocery
- Brookshire Brothers
- Dollar General
- Walmart
- Dilorios Farmers Market
- Krolczyk Meat Market & Drive
Major Employers Limited Options

Hempstead Schools

Hempstead is zoned to the Hempstead Independent School District (HISD).

Hempstead ISD received a "Met Standard" rating, meeting state academic standards. The school stands out for having some of the district's finest schools located in its subdivisions.

Students in the area may attend the following public schools:

Elementary School

Middle School

High Schools

Hempstead Private Schools

Some of the most notable private schools in Hempstead are listed below.

To find an updated listing of all Hempstead real estate zoned to any specific public school, please email Paige Martin at [email protected] with the property preference and budget that you're working with.

Note: For more detailed information on specific schools zoned to different Hempstead areas, please refer to our Houston Schools Guide OR email me.

Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year. The information provided above is accurate but not guaranteed. Please double-check by visiting the school's website.

Hempstead Real Estate Market

Hempstead Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Hempstead offers a wide variety of houses available with single-family homes. It is influenced by its suburban charm and vibrant community.

The single-family homes feature two to four bedrooms. The house is ranging from 900 to over 3000 sq ft, with diverse lot options. The neighborhood showcases a mix of modern, ranch, and traditional styles.

Hempstead offers homes ranging from $100,000 to over $1,000,000. It gives buyers a variety of options that align with their budget.

Hempstead Townhomes Sale Trends

There are no townhomes in Hempstead. There are, however, plenty of townhome options available in nearby neighborhoods.

The Houston Properties Team is an expert in Hempstead real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston townhomes or learn more about properties that could be a fit for you.

Hempstead Condo Sale Trends

There are no mid- or high-rise Hempstead condos for sale, but plenty of units are available in the surrounding areas.

To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see condos within the nearby Galleria area, see Galleria Houston Condos. To see other condos within Downtown Houston, see Downtown Condos. To see condos within Museum District, see Museum District Condos.

The Houston Properties Team is an expert in Hempstead real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston townhomes or learn more about properties that could be a fit for you.

Hempstead TX History

Hempstead, the county seat of Waller County, Texas, has a rich history dating back to its founding in 1856.

Originally established as a transportation center with the extension of the Houston and Texas Central Ry. Despite challenges such as fires and yellow fever epidemics, Hempstead prospered after the Civil War. It is fueled by textile manufacturing, cotton processing industries, and Waller County's seat.

The town's economy transitioned from cotton to produce shipping and truck hauling in the twentieth century. It was aided by its location on the Southern Pacific Railroad and major highways. Hempstead was renowned for being the largest watermelon shipper in the United States until the 1940s.

Hempstead, known as "Six-Shooter Junction," has a history of political and social disputes. The town's diverse community includes people of German, Italian, Polish, and Jewish descent. The cultural heritage is improved by historical landmarks and events like the Waller County Fair.

Hempstead's rich and diverse history showcases its cultural heritage and significance as a county seat. It continues to be a diverse and dynamic town in Texas.

Fun Things To Do Near Hempstead

Hempstead homes are conveniently located near a golf course and parks. Residents can enjoy the 7,000-yard golf course at the Legendary Oaks Golf Course.

Additionally, residents can fully enjoy the town's town's theater and diverse agricultural activities. It creates a rich experience for both locals and visitors.

Here are some of Hempstead's must-visit places:

Run/Bike/Hike Trails:
Retail Centers:

Best Hempstead Realtor – Paige Martin

As featured on Fox News in the Morning, Houston Business Journal, and Houston Magazine, Paige Martin, a consistent Top Producing Broker-Associate and head of the Houston Properties Team, is ranked as one of the top residential real estate agents in the world.

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