Dix Hills

Welcome to Dix Hills

An affluent suburb voted as one of New York’s best places to live and raise a family


Dix Hills is an abundantly affluent, suburban neighborhood located in the town of Huntington — along Long Island. Full of trees, greenery, large lots, and rolling landscapes, this Suffolk County suburb adds proximity to the Hudson River to its list of scenic benefits, making it the perfect location for nature lovers. Adding to this suburb’s desirability is its affiliation with notable figures, diversity, friendliness, and school district. Named as one of the best places to raise a family in Southeast New York, Dix Hills is the perfect place to settle — or for commuters to come home to after working in the city. 


The neighborhood has a warm and inviting suburban feel and an excellent school system. Described as a culturally rich area that is quiet and neighborly, many locals rave about their experience here. Most residents here own their own homes and have fallen in love with the Dix Hills experience — some saying that the suburb has some of the friendliest and most inclusive people you will ever meet. Residents also rave about the quality of food they experience in the area’s restaurants and how there’s something for everyone when it comes to things to do in the area.  



What to Love

  • Phenomenal school system
  • Camaraderie, location, and community
  • Multiple opportunities to enjoy nature
  • Proximity to the Hudson River
  • Rolling landscapes with trees and large lots

Local Lifestyle

Prominent with large homes and a strong sense of community, Dix Hills is more family-focused than 99% of any of the other areas in New York. This suburb boasts diversity, two of the highest-ranking public schools, top-notch private schools, and one of the country's wealthiest neighborhoods. Filled with executives and professionals, Dix Hills radiates its affluence. So much so that the Dix Hills Golf Course is a major hit for golf lovers. With a par 31 layout and ample greens, this crowd favorite is just off I-495 exit 53 Commack Rd. 



Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Dix Hills residents have plenty of options to explore without traveling far. The Walt Whitman Mall is central Long Island’s go-to shopping location. Hosting over 80 of the nation’s premium brands, Walt Whitman Mall is the only location in Long Island that contains Saks Fifth Avenue. Conveniently located by the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Route 110, Walt Whitman Mall also offers a premium dining experience.


Nearby Walt Whitman Mall is Long Island’s premium steakhouse: the Blackstone Steakhouse. Offering an elite dining experience serving Kobe beef and a premium wine list, Blackstone Steakhouse wins the hearts of every patron every time. 


If one isn’t in the mood for Kobe beef, seafood, wines, and cocktails, they can also try the Dix Hills Diner. The Dix Hills Diner offers a more casual dining experience and mouthwatering cuisine made from scratch. Not too far from there is Spuntino, an authentic Italian dining experience. 



Things To Do

Dix Hills has something for everybody. Whether it’s ice skating, hockey, or golf, the suburb offers plenty of activities to satisfy its residents. Those that enjoy theater will love the 500-seat theater experience at the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center


Art lovers will appreciate the Art League of Long Island’s classes on printmaking, painting, drawing, decorative arts, computer graphics, sculptures, photography, and jewelry. 




Dix Hills is located in the Half Hollow Hills Central School District, which offers nine excellent options from K-12. 


Overview for Dix Hills, NY

24,739 people live in Dix Hills, where the median age is 46.8 and the average individual income is $75,486. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

46.8 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Dix Hills, NY

Dix Hills has 7,765 households, with an average household size of 3.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dix Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,739 people call Dix Hills home. The population density is 1,570.8 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.41 / 48.59%

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Around Dix Hills, NY

There's plenty to do around Dix Hills, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ice Cream Party Shoppe, Trigon Academy of Martial Arts, and Awaken Yoga and Meditation Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.61 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.84 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.96 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.18 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.36 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Dix Hills, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Dix Hills. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Rolling Hills School
K - 2nd
No rating available
6th - 8th
Vanderbilt Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Paumanok Elementary School
K - 5th
Signal Hill Elementary School
K - 5th
Madonna Height School
7th - 12th
No rating available
K - 12th
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Commack Middle School
6th - 8th
Half Hollow Hills High School East
9th - 12th
Half Hollow Hills High School West
9th - 12th
Otsego Elementary School
K - 5th
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