North Hills is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,167 people and just one neighborhood, North Hills is the 319th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
North Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but North Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
North Hills is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 98.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, North Hills is a village of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Hills who work in management occupations (23.64%), sales jobs (19.77%) and healthcare (17.36%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.42% 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
North Hills 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, North Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in North Hills is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In North Hills, the average commute to work is 32.78 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 North Hills, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though North Hills is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.