East Hills is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,267 people and two constituent neighborhoods, East Hills is the 241st largest community in New York.
East Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but East Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that East Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.76% 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.
In addition, East Hills is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
East 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, East Hills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in East Hills, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 40.31 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.
Despite being a small village, East Hills has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, East Hills is a pretty powerful place. 80.88% of the adults in East Hills have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in East Hills in 2018 was $116,785, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $467,140 for a family of four.
East Hills is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call East Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Hills include Polish, Russian, German, Eastern European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in East Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Persian and Spanish.