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East Hills, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of East Hills had a population of 6,922 as of July 1, 2020. East Hills ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Hills is located at latitude 40.7937 and longitude -73.6271 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of East Hills encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The Village of East Hills (GNIS ID: 2391651) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of East Hills is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.


East Hills, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 6,922 (100%)
Population in Households 6,916 (99.9%)
Population in Families 6,559 (94.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 3,044
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $279,043
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $89,881
Wealth Index5 451


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,186 (95.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 ( 1.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $1,077,007
Average Home Value $1,149,657
Housing Affordability Index3 103


Total Households 2,228
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 1,992
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.05% -0.17%
Households -0.1% -0.22%
Families -0.14% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.75%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.22%


East Hills, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Hills to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 268 78th
Population Density # 269 78th
Median Household Income # 24 99th
Housing Affordability Index # 260 22nd
Per Capita Income # 45 96th
Diversity Index # 488 59th

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