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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Herricks is a suburb of New York City with a population of 4,074. Herricks is in Nassau County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Herricks offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Herricks and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Herricks are highly rated.
About Herricks...
Population
4,074

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$647,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    3%
  • Own
    97%
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Herricks 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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Herricks

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$139,309
National
$55,322
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Herricks Reviews

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There are not many things for children to do in Herricks neighborhood and shopping could include better stores. Neighborhood is safe, however it is very expensive to live here
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Herricks is located about 30 minutes from NYC in Nassau County. It is a friendly diverse neighborhood and has lovely surrounding towns with many restaurants and shops. The school system is excellent. It also has nice parks and active community organizations than sponsor sports and alike.
One of the best school districts in the entire country. Very safe neighborhood, and conviently located to NYC and everything else on Long Island.