Roslyn Heights is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,652 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Roslyn Heights is the 264th largest community in New York.
Roslyn Heights home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Roslyn Heights real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Roslyn Heights is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Roslyn Heights is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roslyn Heights who work in healthcare (14.98%), management occupations (14.66%) and sales jobs (10.88%).
In addition, Roslyn Heights is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Roslyn Heights 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, Roslyn Heights really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Roslyn Heights 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 Roslyn Heights, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.48 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.
In Roslyn Heights, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Roslyn Heights is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Roslyn Heights, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Roslyn Heights is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.88% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Roslyn Heights in 2010 was $49,442, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,768 for a family of four.
Roslyn Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Roslyn Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roslyn Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Roslyn Heights include Italian, Iranian, Russian, Polish, Irish and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Roslyn Heights's cultural character, accounting for 30.80% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Roslyn Heights 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 Roslyn Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Persian, Chinese and Hindi.
|ROSLYN HEIGHTS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,173|
|ROSLYN HEIGHTS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||87.62%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||12.38%|
|TYPE OF ROSLYN HEIGHTS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||86.67%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.62%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.98%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||1.24%|
|SIZE OF ROSLYN HEIGHTS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||16.21%|
|AGE OF ROSLYN HEIGHTS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.89%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||13.46%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||53.54%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||20.11%|
|ROSLYN HEIGHTS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$715,724|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,731|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||0.31%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||0.63%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||3.67%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||5.45%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||14.57%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||34.22%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||24.69%|
|PEOPLE OF ROSLYN HEIGHTS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.08%|
|5 TO 17||21.26%|
|18 TO 24||7.39%|
|25 TO 34||9.32%|
|35 TO 54||29.73%|
|55 TO 64||12.77%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.46%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.13%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$108,651|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$49,442|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.94%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (21.14%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.15%)
Public Service (4.19%)
Real estate (3.37%)
Information Technology (3.34%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.91%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.55%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.88%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.74%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (12.54%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (61.79%)
Other Asian languages (2.44%)
Indic languages (2.05%)
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