Holliswood has a population of about 5,500, with about 65% of its population between the ages 25-65 years old, having a median age of around 38 years old, and a median household income of about $75,000.
Holliswood is surrounded by Hollis, Queens Village, Fresh Meadows, Jamaica Estates, and Jamaica neighborhoods; has the zip codes 11423 and 11427; and area codes 718, 347, 929, 917.
Transportation is convenient by LIRR Port Washington, Babylon, Port Jefferson, and Ronkonkoma lines, NYC subway, numerous bus routes, and car. Holliswood is about 1 hour from Manhattan using public transportation, about 30 minutes by car; and about 1 hour by public transportation and 15 minutes by car to LaGuardia & Kennedy International Airports.
Holliswood school district 26 has 4 Elementary, 1 middle School, 1 High School, is 10 minutes to Queens College, and are ranked among the highest performing schools in NYC. PS 188 Elementary School is ranked the top elementary schools in New York City.
Private schools are: Summit School, Yeshiva University High School for Girls, Holy Family Catholic Academy, Immaculate Conception, Incarnation Catholic Academy, Holy Martyrs Armenian, Ideal Montessori, Highland Elementary, Jamaica Elenentary/Busy Bee Learning Center, Queens Centers for Progress, Bright Beginnings. Holliswood has one library branch.
Parks, Recreation, and entertainment in and around Holliswood are McLaughlin Playground, Cunningham, Detective Keith L. Williams, with surrounding Rufus King, Major Mark, Captain Tilly, Judge Hockert Triangle, Midland Malls, Queens Botanical Gardens, Alley Pond Parks just minutes away for all recreational activities, nature trails, farmer’s markets, sports, BBQ, and picnics. Holliswood is also just minutes away from NY Mets Baseball Citi Field, Horse Racing Belmont Park (home of the Belmont Stakes), and the United States Tennis Association Tennis Center at Flushing Meadow Park (home of the US Open and World’s Fair).
Famous Jamaica Holliswood people and landmarks are: NY Governors Mario and Andrew Cuomo and CNN Talk Show Host Chris Cuomo. Landmarks are Hollis Playground, King Manor Museum, and Browne House.