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Cayuga Heights
  • Town in New York

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Cayuga Heights is a town in New York with a population of 3,689. Cayuga Heights is in Tompkins County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Cayuga Heights offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Cayuga Heights there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Cayuga Heights and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Cayuga Heights are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$413,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,185
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Cayuga Heights Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    27.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    163.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    24%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    66%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Cayuga Heights

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$112,917
National
$62,843

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