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
35
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

Life

Where you'll

Drink
Dine
Shop
Perk
Sweat
Groom
Wag
Forest Hills Station House
739 Reviews
Dirty Pierre's
330 Reviews
Keuka Kafe a Wine Bar
219 Reviews
Jack & Nellie's
476 Reviews
Tap House
153 Reviews
Banter Irish Bar and Kitchen
463 Reviews
Rove
101 Reviews
Desert Rain Lounge
128 Reviews
Acey Ducey's
35 Reviews
Sorry Not Sorry
16 Reviews
718 Hookah Lounge & Grill
122 Reviews
Jade Eatery & Lounge
483 Reviews
Cobblestone's Pub
97 Reviews
O'Hanlon Bar & Grill
10 Reviews
Manor Oktoberfest
171 Reviews
El Coyote Restaurant
165 Reviews
Irish Cottage
130 Reviews
The Billiard Company
98 Reviews
Xhale
95 Reviews
Pizza Classica
260 Reviews
Forest Hills Station House
739 Reviews
Jack & Nellie's
476 Reviews
Cabana
626 Reviews
Tazzina
233 Reviews
Shogun Hibachi
66 Reviews
Matiz Latin Cuisine
149 Reviews
Rove
101 Reviews
Katsuno
139 Reviews
The Grill
238 Reviews
Nick's Bistro
294 Reviews
Dirty Pierre's
330 Reviews
5 Burro Cafe
991 Reviews
Shake Shack
111 Reviews
Cipollina Gourmet
73 Reviews
Tuscan Hills
293 Reviews
Keuka Kafe a Wine Bar
219 Reviews
Sushi Time
391 Reviews
Dee's
336 Reviews
La Vigna Restaurant
128 Reviews
Banter Irish Bar and Kitchen
463 Reviews
Sakura Ya
121 Reviews
Cipollina Gourmet
73 Reviews
Trader Joe's
389 Reviews
Stop & Shop
81 Reviews
Foodtown-Forest Hills
25 Reviews
Cheese of the World
60 Reviews
C-Town Supermarket
25 Reviews
Vitelio's Marketplace
17 Reviews
Key Food
15 Reviews
Key Food Supermarket
47 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
290 Reviews
Martha's Country Bakery
1305 Reviews
Kung Fu Tea
96 Reviews
O' Tea
15 Reviews
Vanilla Sky
95 Reviews
Hot Bialys & Bagels
55 Reviews
Friend's Coffee Shop
13 Reviews
Pink Lily Bakeshop
56 Reviews
Starbucks
37 Reviews
Starbucks
66 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
13 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
6 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
14 Reviews
Starbucks
45 Reviews
Baker's Dozen Bagels
162 Reviews
Fresh To You Cafe
1 Review
Sweetleaf
141 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
40 Reviews
Starbucks
50 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
32 Reviews
Shape Fitness For Women
42 Reviews
Title Boxing Club Forest Hills
61 Reviews
iLoveKickboxing.com
19 Reviews
New York Sports Clubs
158 Reviews
Lucille Roberts - Forest Hills
83 Reviews
Sedona Fitness for Women
10 Reviews
New York Sports Clubs
119 Reviews
The Fitness Detective
3 Reviews
Quest Gym and Pool
7 Reviews
24 Hour Fitness
37 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
141 Reviews
Estelle Hair Studio & Spa
79 Reviews
Oren Sassoon
115 Reviews
M Beauty Spa
99 Reviews
Shay's Place
87 Reviews
LZ Salon & Spa
17 Reviews
Elizabeth's Skin Care
37 Reviews
Skin Solutions
55 Reviews
NYC Panache Salon
72 Reviews
Instyle Hair Beauty Salon
17 Reviews
Green Spa on the Go
8 Reviews
Austin Fancy Cut Corp
108 Reviews
Desire Beauty Lounge
20 Reviews
Savvy Beauty
47 Reviews
Vivace Eyelash Extension Professionals
14 Reviews
Rio Wax Center
20 Reviews
Arsen's Barber Shop 1
10 Reviews
D & S Threading Salon
89 Reviews
Hair And Color Salon
42 Reviews
Happy Pets NYC, LLC
25 Reviews
Wagging Tails
60 Reviews
Citibulldogs
14 Reviews
Lepitou
65 Reviews
Petland Discounts
22 Reviews
Clipart Canine Coiffure
4 Reviews
Trylon Vet Care
38 Reviews
Teacup Pup
26 Reviews
Mobile Vet
22 Reviews
Raw Dog Food - Dog Service
3 Reviews
BluePearl - Queens
105 Reviews
Boulevard Animal Clinic
35 Reviews
Petco
32 Reviews
Wolfgang's House
3 Reviews
All Care Animal Clinic
18 Reviews
Chris Alcontin's Practice Makes Perfect Dog Training
6 Reviews
Monster Aquarium
39 Reviews
Dog Days and Cat Nights
53 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
8
demolitions in the last year in Forest Hills
There have been
3
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