Sleepy Hollow is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 10,208 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sleepy Hollow is the 188th largest community in New York. Sleepy Hollow has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Sleepy Hollow home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Sleepy Hollow real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sleepy Hollow is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sleepy Hollow is a village of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sleepy Hollow who work in maintenance occupations (10.84%), management occupations (10.78%) and office and administrative support (9.91%).
Of important note, Sleepy Hollow is also a village of artists. Sleepy Hollow has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sleepy Hollow’s character.
Also of interest is that Sleepy Hollow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Sleepy Hollow’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Sleepy Hollow is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sleepy Hollow, the average commute to work is 31.19 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.
Even though Sleepy Hollow is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Sleepy Hollow is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.60% of adults in Sleepy Hollow have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Sleepy Hollow in 2010 was $40,667, 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 $162,668 for a family of four. However, Sleepy Hollow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sleepy Hollow is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Sleepy Hollow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sleepy Hollow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sleepy Hollow also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 46.85% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sleepy Hollow include Irish, Italian, English, German, Portuguese and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Sleepy Hollow's cultural character, accounting for 40.87% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Sleepy Hollow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
|SLEEPY HOLLOW INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,662|
|SLEEPY HOLLOW HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||38.58%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||61.42%|
|TYPE OF SLEEPY HOLLOW HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||27.35%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.95%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||27.43%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||42.27%|
|SIZE OF SLEEPY HOLLOW HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.58%|
|AGE OF SLEEPY HOLLOW HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||16.86%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||12.05%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||19.49%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||51.60%|
|SLEEPY HOLLOW REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$652,777|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,737|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.74%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||0.42%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||4.78%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||12.03%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||15.19%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||34.11%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||19.20%|
|PEOPLE OF SLEEPY HOLLOW||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.02%|
|5 TO 17||18.50%|
|18 TO 24||8.02%|
|25 TO 34||11.86%|
|35 TO 54||29.68%|
|55 TO 64||10.82%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.11%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||78.16%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$58,672|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$40,667|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||15.48%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.30%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.79%)
Information Technology (3.87%)
Real estate (3.75%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.19%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.21%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||19.03%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.18%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||46.85%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (11.27%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (45.46%)
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