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Wesley Hills (V)

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Wesley Hills is a village in Rockland County, New York, United States. The population was 4,848 at the 2000 census and in 2005 were 5,051. The Village of Wesley Hills is in the town of Ramapo. According to the United States census bureau, the village has a total area of 8.7 square kilometers out of it 8.7 square kilometers is land area and 0.30 percent is water. The population density was 557.1 square kilometers. There were 1,474 housing units at an average density of 169.4 square kilometers.
In the village the population was spread out with 33.7 percent under the age of 18, 5.9 percent from 18 to 24, 24.4 percent from 25 to 44, 27.0 percent from 45 to 64, and 9.1 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.
In recent years many Orthodox Jews from the Monsey area have started to move to the neighboring village of Wesley Hills, which is quieter and has bigger houses available. There also have been recent accusations of the village of Wesley Hills discriminating against Orthodox Jews and trying to stop housing plans for more Jews to move in.
It is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in New York worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of New York.

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