Hewlett is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,914 people and just one neighborhood, Hewlett is the 247th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Hewlett home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Hewlett real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Hewlett is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hewlett is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hewlett who work in sales jobs (16.08%), healthcare (12.10%) and teaching (11.72%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Hewlett 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.
Because of many things, Hewlett is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hewlett really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hewlett perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Hewlett is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hewlett, the average commute to work is 33.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Hewlett has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.