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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.
Housing costs in Hicksville are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Hicksville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (15.31%), sales jobs (12.97%) and management occupations (10.75%).
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.
Hicksville 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 town’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, Hicksville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Hicksville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.86 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.
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%): 35.22% of adults in Hicksville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hicksville in 2010 was $36,761, 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 $147,044 for a family of four. However, Hicksville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hicksville is a very 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 13.43% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hicksville include Irish, Italian, German, English, Polish and Greek.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hicksville's cultural character, accounting for 25.78% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Hicksville are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Hicksville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Hindi, Indic languages and Other Asian languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||13,368|
|HICKSVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||84.11%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||15.89%|
|TYPE OF HICKSVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||89.70%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.90%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.30%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||1.94%|
|SIZE OF HICKSVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.12%|
|AGE OF HICKSVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||1.50%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||5.68%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||85.28%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.54%|
|HICKSVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$427,184|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,983|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||3.18%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.29%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||0.36%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||5.50%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||42.75%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||32.51%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||13.75%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||0.73%|
|PEOPLE OF HICKSVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.34%|
|5 TO 17||14.40%|
|18 TO 24||8.95%|
|25 TO 34||12.80%|
|35 TO 54||28.43%|
|55 TO 64||14.43%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.64%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.35%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$93,453|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$36,761|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.50%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.22%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.16%)
Public Service (4.54%)
Information Technology (2.32%)
Real estate (2.25%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.63%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.12%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.07%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.02%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||13.43%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (19.69%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.72%)
Indic languages (3.19%)
Other Asian languages (3.17%)
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