Housing statistics recently identified through the Village of Hemingford Community Survey reveal existing housing characteristics and trends in housing choice displayed by the residents of Hemingford. The primary goal of this profile is to allow the community to determine the issues that may exist and need to be addressed in order to provide safe, acceptable, sanitary, and affordable housing for every family and individual who chooses to live in Hemingford. This analysis will review the composition of owner-occupied and renter-occupied units, as well as the existence of vacant units. In addition, the condition of the housing stock will be described, as well as extent to which residents of all economic means experience a housing cost burden.
Comparing Hemingford to other communities in the area indicates the village had the lowest residential density, based upon the average number of persons per household. Hemingford has the second lowest contract rent and the lowest median household value of the communities listed: Alliance, Bridgeport, and Crawford.
The details of Hemingford’s 2010 housing trends reveal that one- and two-person households held the largest share of all occupied units at 69.5%. Additionally, growth has occurred in the one- and two-person households in ownership.