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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,114
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+3,207
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married76.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher80.9%
Median Earnings25+$97,022
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$213,008
% Above Poverty Level98.6%
% Below Poverty Level1.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time40 minutes
% Working from Home8.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation18%

Housing

People Living Alone11.5%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$970,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23%
Russian14.9%
Italian9.5%
Polish9.4%
German3.3%
Iranian3.2%
Israeli3.2%
French Except Basque2%
Romanian1.8%
Hungarian1.7%
Austrian1.7%
Greek1.4%
English1.3%
Irish1.2%
Arab0.9%
Croatian0.8%
Ukrainian0.6%
Haitian0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Moroccan0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Lithuanian0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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East Hills Almanac

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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)

StationMINEOLA
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp47 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp40 to 55 F
Jul Temp67 to 81 F
Oct Temp47 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches
StationSCARSDALE
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albertson5,294$123,438
Greenvale1,640$124,306
Old Westbury4,711$207,292
Roslyn2,849$138,194
Roslyn Estates1,127$209,688
Roslyn Heights6,802$137,344
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