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Overview

Introduction to East Hills, New York

East Hills, New York is 6 miles N of Hempstead, New York and 18 miles E of New York, New York. It is in Nassau county. The population of the village is 6,842.

East Hills History

East Hills is located in Nassau County on the northern shore of Long Island. The earliest settlements started in this area around 1643. It was incorporated as a village in 1931 and named because it is located in a hilly area around the eastern part of Roslyn. Nassau County has the highest per capita wealth of any county in the U.S.A.

East Hills and nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Central Park Zoo
  • New York Aquarium

Things To Do In East Hills

Local museums include the Belskie Museum of Art and Science, the Long Island Children's Museum and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Belmont Lake State Park, Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge and Blauvelt State Park offer opportunities for camping and picnicking. The Central Park Zoo and the New York Aquarium are accessible from East Hills as well.

East Hills Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

East Hills Higher Education

Colleges and universities located nearby include Long Island University, Hofstra University, the New York Institute of Technology and SUNY College At Old Westbury.

People

Total Population 7,066
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,067
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 71.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 77.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $183,659
% Above Poverty Level 95.7%
% Below Poverty Level 4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 16.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.1%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $896,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.6%
US/American 0%
English 0.6%
Irish 2.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

East Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles N of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 18 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11548, 11576, 11577
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.793
Longitude -73.627

East Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MINEOLA
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 47 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 67 to 81 F
Oct Temp 47 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station SCARSDALE
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albertson 5,146 $119,151
Greenvale 1,003 $111,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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