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East Hampton

East Hampton is one of the most prestigious of the villages and hamlets which comprise Suffolk County’s historic.

Overview for East Hampton, NY

1,513 people live in East Hampton, where the median age is 56.2 and the average individual income is $90,210.91. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

56.2 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Welcome to East Hampton

Searching for East Hampton homes for sale? East Hampton is one of the most prestigious of the villages and hamlets which comprise Suffolk County’s historic and refined oceanfront Hamptons. East Hampton’s name is shared between a town and a smaller village within it. East Hampton ranks alongside Southampton as one of the Hampton’s most exclusive areas.
The area was settled by Puritan farmers in 1648, making it one of the oldest colonial settlements in the United States. East Hampton village retains much of its historic charm, with Main Street, Town Pond, and Village Green all retaining elements of their original seventeenth century design.
East Hampton’s five beaches first began attracting visitors in 1870 when railways were extended into the area. Boarding houses and cottages gradually grew over the area’s farmsteads, with skyrocketing prices drawing headlines in the New York Times as early as 1890. The 1910s and 1920s saw the development of the luxurious estates for which East Hampton is today renowned.
The attraction of East Hampton’s pristine white sandy beaches within 100 miles of New York City remains as strong today as it has been for centuries. This refined and elegant area still retains many of the distinguished traditions its earlier residents established. The Town Trustees were established in 1646 and still meet each week to make decisions on issues affecting the area.


The historic estates built in the 1910s and 1920s remain palatial residences and summer playgrounds for some of America’s wealthiest families. East Hampton’s historic splendor is protected through housing regulations which require all new homes to be of a size which compliments the existing residences.
The average price per square foot is $593, while the median list price for real estate in East Hampton is $1,595,000.

East Hampton, NY Real Estate Market Trends

The median selling price of East Hampton homes is approximately $1.1M. The average number of days on the market is 57.
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How Competitive is the East Hampton Housing Market?
Somewhat competitive. Most homes sell for around 4% below the original listing price. Multiple offers are sometimes made. 


East Hampton’s rural and historic charm is evident immediately upon a stroll along tree-lined Main Street, with its picturesque shops and traditional architecture. This idyllic backdrop compliments gorgeous oceanfront vistas in an area that’s surrounded by water on three sides. Given that this blissful scenery is a short commute from New York City, it’s no wonder East Hampton has attracted and inspired artists such as Jackson Pollack and Willem de Kooning along with great writers like Kurt Vonnegut and John Steinbeck.
In the summer, East Hampton’s five beaches rival shorelines anywhere else in the world. Beach parking permits are strictly regulated for visitors while residents are allowed full access, which prevents overcrowding from ruining the area’s laid-back atmosphere.
Wiborg Beach and Egypt Lane Beach border the prestigious Maidstone Club. First-class facilities at the Maidstone Club include a private beach and a golf course ranked among the top 100 in the world. The town center further offers a wealth of options for shopping, fine dining, and nightlife.
The Breitenbach Advisory has a wonderful array of luxury homes for sale in East Hampton. If you'd like to learn more about the area or are ready to schedule a showing, contact us today!
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Demographics and Employment Data for East Hampton, NY

East Hampton has 706 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in East Hampton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,513 people call East Hampton home. The population density is 256.27 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

52.41 / 47.59%

Men vs Women

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25-64 Years


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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Around East Hampton, NY

There's plenty to do around East Hampton, 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 A La Mode Shoppe, Spring Close Farm, and Wines by Morrell.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.93 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$$ 0.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.05 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
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