Forest Hills

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Forest Hills?

35,527 people live in Forest Hills. The median household income is $80,986.

Democrat Neighborhood

Forest Hills is 72% registered Democrat.

Forest Hills is a neighborhood in Queens with a total population of 35,527. It occupies approximately 1.54 square miles. There are 707 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Forest Hills are 19% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood own their home, with 55% of households being occupied by owners.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 42, 54% of residents are married, and 23% of residents have at least one child. About 29% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Voters in this area are 72% Democrat.

The overall risk of crime in Forest Hills is 16% lower than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 77.1°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.6°F.

This area is zoned for New York City Public Schools, which has approximately 1,038,001 students enrolled across 1880 schools and is rated below average overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 77.1°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.6°F.

Financial

Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

19% higher than the national average

Housing costs

24% higher than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

17% higher than the national average

Transportation costs

2% higher than the national average

Apparel costs

18% higher than the national average

Entertainment costs

27% higher than the national average

Utility costs

24% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

46% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

26% higher than the national average

Tobacco costs

3% higher than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$80,986
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
44%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
55%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
4.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$7,480

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
19
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Forest Hills residents
There were
16
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Forest Hills residents
There were
37
street complaints in the last year per 1,000 Forest Hills residents

School

School District

This area is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
This school district has
1,880
schools
There are
1,038,001
students enrolled in this district

Social Buzz

Local Photos

Life

Where you'll

Drink
Dine
Shop
Perk
Sweat
Groom
Wag
Forest Hills Station House
721 Reviews
Dirty Pierre's
325 Reviews
Keuka Kafe a Wine Bar
218 Reviews
Jack & Nellie's
464 Reviews
Banter Irish Bar and Kitchen
453 Reviews
Tap House
152 Reviews
Rove
95 Reviews
Desert Rain Lounge
124 Reviews
Acey Ducey's
35 Reviews
718 Hookah Lounge & Grill
123 Reviews
Sorry Not Sorry
16 Reviews
Jade Eatery & Lounge
479 Reviews
Cobblestone's Pub
94 Reviews
O'Hanlon Bar & Grill
10 Reviews
Manor Oktoberfest
169 Reviews
El Coyote Restaurant
159 Reviews
Irish Cottage
127 Reviews
The Billiard Company
95 Reviews
Xhale
93 Reviews
Pizza Classica
260 Reviews
Forest Hills Station House
721 Reviews
Jack & Nellie's
464 Reviews
Cabana
620 Reviews
Tazzina
231 Reviews
Shogun Hibachi
65 Reviews
Matiz Latin Cuisine
148 Reviews
Rove
95 Reviews
Katsuno
137 Reviews
Nick's Bistro
291 Reviews
The Grill
228 Reviews
Dirty Pierre's
325 Reviews
5 Burro Cafe
984 Reviews
Shake Shack
107 Reviews
Tuscan Hills
293 Reviews
Cipollina Gourmet
69 Reviews
Keuka Kafe a Wine Bar
218 Reviews
Sushi Time
390 Reviews
Dee's
335 Reviews
La Vigna Restaurant
128 Reviews
Banter Irish Bar and Kitchen
453 Reviews
Sakura Ya
120 Reviews
Cipollina Gourmet
69 Reviews
Trader Joe's
385 Reviews
Stop & Shop
81 Reviews
Foodtown-Forest Hills
25 Reviews
Cheese of the World
58 Reviews
C-Town Supermarket
25 Reviews
Vitelio's Marketplace
17 Reviews
Key Food
15 Reviews
Key Food Supermarket
49 Reviews
C-Town Supermarket
7 Reviews
Key Food
26 Reviews
7-11 Food Stores
2 Reviews
Emy's Deli & Grocery
4 Reviews
Alba's Grocery
20 Reviews
Joy Fruit
21 Reviews
The New Kew Deli and Grocery
14 Reviews
Red Pipe Cafe
285 Reviews
Martha's Country Bakery
1284 Reviews
Kung Fu Tea
97 Reviews
O' Tea
14 Reviews
Vanilla Sky
94 Reviews
Hot Bialys & Bagels
55 Reviews
Ateaz Organic Coffee & Tea
47 Reviews
Friend's Coffee Shop
13 Reviews
Pink Lily Bakeshop
53 Reviews
Starbucks
37 Reviews
Starbucks
66 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
13 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
6 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
14 Reviews
Baker's Dozen Bagels
161 Reviews
Starbucks
45 Reviews
Fresh To You Cafe
1 Review
Sweetleaf
142 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
5 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
40 Reviews
Shape Fitness For Women
41 Reviews
Title Boxing Club Forest Hills
60 Reviews
iLoveKickboxing.com
18 Reviews
New York Sports Clubs
152 Reviews
Lucille Roberts - Forest Hills
81 Reviews
Sedona Fitness for Women
10 Reviews
New York Sports Clubs
117 Reviews
The Fitness Detective
3 Reviews
Quest Gym and Pool
7 Reviews
24 Hour Fitness
34 Reviews
Striking 101
4 Reviews
Tiger Schulmann's Mixed Martial Arts
1 Review
Rose Fitness NY
1 Review
A+ Beauty Spa
46 Reviews
Crystal Day Spa
139 Reviews
Estelle Hair Studio & Spa
64 Reviews
M Beauty Spa
97 Reviews
Oren Sassoon
114 Reviews
Shay's Place
81 Reviews
LZ Salon & Spa
17 Reviews
Elizabeth's Skin Care
35 Reviews
Skin Solutions
54 Reviews
NYC Panache Salon
72 Reviews
Austin Fancy Cut Corp
106 Reviews
Savvy Beauty
42 Reviews
Desire Beauty Lounge
20 Reviews
Vivace Eyelash Extension Professionals
14 Reviews
Instyle Hair Beauty Salon
16 Reviews
Rio Wax Center
19 Reviews
Arsen's Barber Shop 1
10 Reviews
D & S Threading Salon
88 Reviews
Beauty With Grace
15 Reviews
Renegade Hair Salon
19 Reviews
Happy Pets NYC, LLC
24 Reviews
Wagging Tails
56 Reviews
Citibulldogs
14 Reviews
Lepitou
65 Reviews
Petland Discounts
22 Reviews
Clipart Canine Coiffure
4 Reviews
Trylon Vet Care
37 Reviews
Teacup Pup
26 Reviews
Mobile Vet
21 Reviews
Raw Dog Food - Dog Service
3 Reviews
BluePearl - Queens
104 Reviews
Boulevard Animal Clinic
35 Reviews
Petco
31 Reviews
Wolfgang's House
3 Reviews
All Care Animal Clinic
17 Reviews
Chris Alcontin's Practice Makes Perfect Dog Training
6 Reviews
Monster Aquarium
37 Reviews
Dog Days and Cat Nights
52 Reviews
HomeFront Veterinary House Calls
30 Reviews

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
48%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
8%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
11%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
51%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
21%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
30%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
43
Years Old

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Is the neighborhood around this building filled with the post-college party crowd, overrun with young parents and strollers, or more senior-friendly? Is it a wealthier area, an up-and-coming neighborhood, or a bit on the grittier side?

The most common education level in this area is
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
23%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
54%

Political

The Area is
72%
registered Democrat

Construction

There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days in Forest Hills
There have been
9
demolitions in the last year in Forest Hills
There have been
5
new buildings built in the last year in Forest Hills

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
33°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
77°F

Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
mild
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
low
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
low
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high