East Hills is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,267 people and two constituent neighborhoods, East Hills is the 241st largest community in New York.
East Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but East Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that East Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in East Hills telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.76% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, East Hills is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, East Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making East Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, East Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, East Hills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in East Hills is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In East Hills, the average commute to work is 40.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In East Hills, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though East Hills is a relatively small village. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to East Hills, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. East Hills is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 80.88% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in East Hills in 2018 was $116,785, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $467,140 for a family of four.
East Hills is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call East Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Hills include Polish, Russian, German, Eastern European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in East Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Persian and Spanish.