New Hyde Park, NY
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New Hyde Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,811 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, New Hyde Park is the 191st largest community in New York.

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

New Hyde Park is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Hyde Park is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Hyde Park who work in office and administrative support (12.79%), healthcare (12.06%), and sales jobs (9.69%).

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

Because of many things, New Hyde Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making New Hyde Park 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, New Hyde Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, New Hyde Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in New Hyde Park is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In New Hyde Park, the average commute to work is 35.36 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 New Hyde Park, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though New Hyde Park is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of New Hyde Park citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.68% of adults in New Hyde Park have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in New Hyde Park in 2010 was $34,701, 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 $138,804 for a family of four.

New Hyde Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call New Hyde Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Hyde Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. New Hyde Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.60% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Hyde Park include Irish, German, Polish, and Russian.

In addition, New Hyde Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (34.08%).

The most common language spoken in New Hyde Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.