Thiells, New York – A Young Demographic

Thiells, New York – A Young Demographic

Thiells, New York is a hamlet and a census-designated place located in the town of Haverstraw in Rockland County. It was known as Haverstraw Forge during the Revolutionary War and as Thiell’s Corner in the 1850s.

Situated along Route 202, Thiells is between the Palisades Interstate Parkway with the Hudson River to the east. The majority of residents own their own house, with 87% boasting home ownership, and about half of the region’s citizens have a post-secondary degree. The region has a number of historic sites, including Thiells United Methodist Church built more than 230 years ago, originally a mission to American Indians.


4,758 people reside within Thiells, and these are dispersed among 1,503 households at a density of 2,562 people per square mile. 38% of people have children below the age of 18 living with them, and 74% are married couples.

13% of households are made up of people who are not related to one another, and 9% of homes are headed by a female with no husband present. 10% of people live alone, and in 4% of cases, this is a person aged 65 years or older. The average number of people living together is 3.14, and the median age is just 38 years.

Real Estate

The median list price for homes in Thiells is $499,990 or $242 per square foot, an increase of 15.2% over the previous year. Homes will typically sell for 100% of the asking price, and they spend an average of 31 days on the market. There are currently 12 homes available for purchase, and 4 properties sold last month.

Sokol Group is able to initiate the property tax grievance process for you if your annual assessments are too high and you reside in the Hudson Valley or Orange, Westchester, or Rockland counties. Reach out to us for more information on how we can be of assistance to you.

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