New Hyde Park, NY

New Hyde Park profile

Living in New Hyde Park

New Hyde Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 10,257 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, New Hyde Park is the 181st 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.

Unlike some villages, New Hyde Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Hyde Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Hyde Park is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Hyde Park who work in sales jobs (14.31%), office and administrative support (11.47%), and teaching (10.98%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.39% 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.

Because of many things, New Hyde Park 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, New Hyde Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is New Hyde Park 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 New Hyde Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.13 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, 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, New Hyde Park has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in New Hyde Park. 50.97% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in New Hyde Park in 2018 was $46,495, 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 $185,980 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 21.72% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Hyde Park include Italian, Irish, German, Greek, and Polish.

In addition, New Hyde Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (31.88%).

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