Homes for Sale in Washington Heights
The Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City is home to 151,574 residents. It is located on the north side of the borough of Manhattan.
Surrounding Washington Heights are the Harlem River and Coogans Bluff on the east side, the Hudson River on the west side, the neighborhood of Inwood to the north, and Harlem to the south.
The Washington Heights neighborhood is known for having a residential feel to it more like a suburb than is typical for the busy borough of Manhattan.
Washington Heights Schools
Washington Heights is part of the New York City Department of Education and is in District 6 of New York City schools, along with the neighborhoods of Inwood and some parts of the Hamilton Heights neighborhood.
The top three elementary schools in Washington Heights are KIPP NYC, a character school for grades K through 10; The Equity Project Charter School, a charter school for grades K through 1 and then 5 through 8; and Paula Hedbavny School, a public school for grades K through 8.
The top three middle schools in Washington Heights are KIPP NYC, a charter school for grades K through 10; The Equity Project Charter School, a charter school for grades K through 1 and 5 through 8; and The Paula Hedbavny School, a public school for grades K through 8.
The top three high schools in Washington Heights, NY are KIPP NYC, a charter school for grades K through 10; City College Academy of the Arts, a public school for grades 6 through 12; and Washington Heights Expeditionary, a public school for grades PK through 3 and then 6 through 12.
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Demographics for Washington Heights
Residents here have a median age of 35. Three percent of the residents are homeowners. Single residents make up 43% of the population.
The median household income for Washington Heights is $45,316 a year.
Washington Heights Weather
Washington Heights, New York, NY has cool and damp winters and warm and humid summers. The average daily high in July, the hottest month, is 86 degrees. The temperature breaks 90 degrees an average of 16 days every summer.
The spring and fall have mild temperatures with average highs in the mid-sixties.
The winter is cold. There is an average nightly low of 28 degrees Fahrenheit in January, with an average daily high of 39 degrees.
In any given month through the year, there is an average of six to 10 days of rain.
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