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Washington Heights
  • Neighborhood in New York City, NY

Washington Heights Residents

Washington Heights Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
154,558
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 16 responses
  • Mostly Dominican
    25%
  • Varied
    25%
  • eclectic
    6%

Washington Heights Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • Hispanic
    66%
  • White
    19%
  • African American
    9%
  • Asian
    3%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Other race
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    50%
  • Male
    50%
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%

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Income

Median Household Income
$70,775
National
$75,149
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    24%
  • $25-$44k
    14%
  • $45-$74k
    19%
  • $75-$149k
    27%
  • $150k+
    16%

Community

Poll
94%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 16 responses
Poll
50%
of people say LGBTQ+ residents are treated the same as non-LGBTQ+ residents. 16 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 15 responses
  • Make friends with a neighbor
    13%
  • Respect the culture and people who have been here
    13%
  • Don't go to the east side
    7%
  • Hudson Heights is a great area to live in.
    7%

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