Located within New York, United States, the municipality of Hastings on Hudson is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Hastings on Hudson is a fairly good municipality to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. There are a few parks close by for residents to visit, like Lenoir Preserve and Hillside Park, which makes them very easy to reach. Most areas in this municipality are reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
In Hastings on Hudson, about 55% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This municipality has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this municipality own their home while renters make up the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this municipality took place before the 1960s.
A supermarket is ordinarily accessible within a reasonably short walk from anywhere in Hastings on Hudson. There are also a limited number of options for those who cherish nearby restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, in this municipality, locals will generally be able to get to primary as well as high schools by walking.
The favored way to get around in this municipality is usually driving. It is very easy to find a place to park. Getting around by public transit is also convenient in Hastings on Hudson. There is the Hastings-on-Hudson Station on the Hudson Station. The municipality is linked by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically very close. Traveling on foot is not particularly practical for residents in Hastings on Hudson as few daily errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle. This municipality is also not very amenable to biking because cyclists are faced with quite a few slopes. Thankfully, Hastings on Hudson is home to a fairly good cycling infrastructure.