No. 6: Water Mill, N.Y.

No. 6: Water Mill, N.Y.

New York MSA: Suffolk County
Median home sale price: $2,238,676
Price change YOY: -10.1%
Population: 2,137
Median household income: NA

Water Mill, settled in 1644, is the only place on the South Fork of Long Island with both a functioning watermill and windmill. Actor Richard Gere recently owned a home here.