Moving to West Hampton Beach

Moving to West Hampton Beach

  • McCooey-Olivieri Team
  • 05/25/23

West Hampton Beach, located in the charming Hamptons area of New York, boasts an enticing blend of coastal beauty, cultural experiences, and friendly community spirit. It's no wonder that this beautiful beach town is a sought-after location, and it was even ranked the #23 Best Places to Retire in New York by

Pros and Cons of Living in West Hampton Beach

Before packing your bags and moving to West Hampton Beach, you might find it helpful to know the pros and cons of living here.
Pros Cons
Beautiful Beaches High Cost of Living
Strong Community Spirit Seasonal Crowds
Excellent Dining Options Limited Public Transportation
Highly-Ranked School System Expensive Real Estate
Wide Range of Cultural Experiences  


West Hampton Beach's weather can be both a charm and a challenge. Learn more about West Hampton Beach weather at

The locality receives an average of 47 inches of rainfall each year, a tad higher than the US average of 38 inches. Snow is not uncommon either, with an annual average of 29 inches, just slightly above the national average of 28 inches.

One of the joys of living in West Hampton Beach is the ample amount of sunshine it enjoys. On average, there are 209 sunny days per year, surpassing the US average of 205 sunny days. However, the area experiences some form of precipitation, whether rain, snow, sleet, or hail, on about 112 days each year. It takes at least .01 inches of precipitation on the ground to measure.

Weather highlights include a pleasant summer high in July of around 82 degrees and a cool winter low in January of 22 degrees. So, whether you enjoy building snowmen or sandcastles, West Hampton Beach offers residents a varied climate.


For foodies, there are many great West Hampton Beach restaurants to enjoy. From gourmet seafood spots with ocean views to cozy brunch cafes nestled in the town center, you'll find a diverse range of dining experiences here. The variety of cuisine, the freshness of the produce, and the innovative culinary techniques used by the local chefs, all contribute to a vibrant food culture in the area.

Cost of Living

Living in West Hampton Beach comes with a premium price tag, reflective of its high desirability and the quality of life it offers.

Fast Facts:

  • Westhampton Beach has a significantly high cost of living, with an index of 228.4, making it 128.4% more expensive than the US average.

  • The median home value in West Hampton Beach is a staggering $876,800, far above the national median of $184,700.

  • Rental prices are among the highest in the country, with an average rate of $3,000 per month.

  • Despite the high living costs, the town is known for its high quality of life and excellent amenities, including beautiful beaches, diverse restaurants, and varied stores.

  • The premium on housing costs is viewed as worthwhile by many residents, given the abundance of offerings that this picturesque beach town provides.

About The McCooey Olivieri Team

New York natives Alexander and Patrick, 5th and 6th generation, respectively, leverage their extensive local knowledge, honed by a lifetime of residence in the area, to provide unparalleled real estate services. They ensure a smooth and stress-free experience for clients, whether experienced or first-time home buyers or sellers, through their meticulous attention to detail.

Their commitment to educating clients on all facets of real estate pertaining to their transactions is unmatched, as they deliver their services with the highest level of integrity and professionalism. In 2020, they expanded their team to meet the burgeoning demand for real estate services in New York.

Today, the McCooey Olivieri Team comprises eight members with a combined experience of over 50 years, and has achieved an impressive $200M in total sales volume. Their coverage area spans from Manhattan to The Hamptons.

The team is recognized for its use of cutting-edge technology and innovative marketing strategies, ensuring successful real estate transactions for their clients. They have been ranked in the Top 1.49% of Medium Teams in the country, according to Real Trends 2021 Rankings. If you're looking to buy or sell a home or have any questions about the West Hampton Beach real estate market, contact The McCooey Olivieri Team today.

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Patrick and Alex are lifetime Long Island residents that will guide you in the right direction every time. Go with the team you can trust to go the extra mile for you to bring the best results.

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