This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Hyde Park has a very low population density. Hyde Park is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Hyde Park, NY is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Hyde Park has a population density of 548, with 20,256 current residents.
Out of the 20,256 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 64% of the residents are married and 36% are single.
- 52% Sun
- 46% Rain
- 13% Snow
52°F average temperature
- 42 years Median home age
- $227,300 Median home price
- -6.39% Home appreciation rate
- 20.77% Annual property tax
As for living in Hyde Park, the air quality is 44% and the weather, on average, is 52% sunny, 46% rainy, and 13% snowy. The average temperature is 52°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Hyde Park, you should know that 70.6% of homes are owned while 24.9% of homes are rented, and 4.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $227,300, the median age of homes is 42 years, the annual home appreciation is -6.39% and the annual property tax is 20.77%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)1
When looking at the community of Hyde Park, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Hyde Park’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Hyde Park is 38 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 53.71% Democratic, 45.07% Republican, and 1.22% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:15
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
87%High school diploma
12%Some college or associates degree
10%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Hyde Park, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.90% of residents are unemployed in Hyde Park (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Hyde Park residents: 11.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 25.16% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.7% are in the customer service field, 27.1% are in the sales field, 0.12% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9.6% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 86.91%, 12.00% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.13% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.39% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Hyde Park, you should be aware that the average commute time is 28 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Hyde Park have a few different options. 83% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.