Hicksville, NY
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Hicksville is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 42,175 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Hicksville is the 24th largest community in New York.

Hicksville home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Hicksville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns, Hicksville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hicksville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hicksville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hicksville who work in office and administrative support (15.85%), sales jobs (13.14%), and management occupations (9.67%).

Also of interest is that Hicksville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Hicksville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hicksville 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Hicksville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hicksville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Hicksville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hicksville, the average commute to work is 31.79 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.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Hicksville is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Hicksville, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Hicksville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.04% of adults in Hicksville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hicksville in 2010 was $37,215, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,860 for a family of four. However, Hicksville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hicksville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hicksville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hicksville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Hicksville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.00% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hicksville include Irish, German, English, and Polish.

Hicksville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.58%.

The most common language spoken in Hicksville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.