Flower Hill is a very small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,803 people and just one neighborhood, Flower Hill is the 343rd largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Flower Hill home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Flower Hill real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Flower Hill is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Flower Hill is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flower Hill who work in management occupations (17.19%), sales jobs (13.45%) and healthcare (10.86%).
Also of interest is that Flower Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Flower Hill is also a village of artists. Flower Hill has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Flower Hill’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.19% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Flower Hill is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Flower Hill is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Flower Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Flower Hill is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Flower Hill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.28 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Flower Hill, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Flower Hill is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.