Dix Hills is a municipality situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Most areas in Dix Hills are quiet, as the streets are reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case around Long Island Expressway.
The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Dix Hills is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this municipality occurred between 1960 and 1980. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 95% of the population of this municipality own their home and 5% are renters.
There are only a limited number of high schools and primary schools in Dix Hills and accordingly they can be a long walk away. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Concerning food, a vehicle is usually required in Dix Hills to reach the closest grocery store. There are also around 20 restaurants in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The preferred way to navigate Dix Hills is usually a car. Finding a parking spot is quite easy, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Long Island Expressway, from any location in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area. In contrast, the public transit network in this municipality is quite bad. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to get around in Dix Hills because very few common errands can be run on foot.