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Wheatley Heights
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Wheatley Heights is a suburb of New York City with a population of 5,230. Wheatley Heights is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Wheatley Heights offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Wheatley Heights and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Wheatley Heights are highly rated.

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About Wheatley Heights...
Population
5,230

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$399,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,415
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Wheatley Heights Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

Working in Wheatley Heights

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$115,357
National
$64,994

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