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Overview

Introduction to Blauvelt, New York

Blauvelt, New York, in Rockland county, is 9 miles N of Yonkers, New York and 22 miles N of New York, New York. There are 5,207 residents in the town.

Blauvelt History

Blauvelt was named in honor of Judge Cornelius I. Blauvelt, who settled in this region in the eighteenth century.

Blauvelt and nearby Attractions

  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science
  • Blauvelt State Park
  • Apollo Theater
  • Kingsland Point County Park
  • Bronx Zoo

Things To Do In Blauvelt

The Belskie Museum of Art and Science, the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum and the Pascack Historical Society Museum are some of the local museums, while nearby historical sites include the Apollo Theater and the John Jay Homestead Historic Site. Local parks include Blauvelt State Park, Kingsland Point County Park and Rockland Lake State Park. The Bronx Zoo and the Glen Rock Arboretum are each accessible from Blauvelt as well.

Blauvelt Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Blauvelt Higher Education

Colleges nearby include Barnard College, Bergen Community College and Bloomfield College.

People

Total Population 5,868
Male Share of the Population 52.6%
Female Share of the Population 47.4%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,708
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.8%
Median Earnings25+ $63,889
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,231
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $132,443
% Above Poverty Level 96.2%
% Below Poverty Level 3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 4.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 14.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,310
Median House Value $513,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
US/American 0.3%
English 8%
Irish 33.1%

Blauvelt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles N of Yonkers, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles N of New York, New York
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10913
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.063
Longitude -73.958

Blauvelt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Station WANAQUE RAYMOND DAM
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station LITTLE FALLS
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Nyack 6,857 $84,250
Orangeburg 4,129 $120,694

Blauvelt Public Libraries

Library
Blauvelt Free Library
541 WESTERN HIGHWAY
Blauvelt, New York
(845) 359-2811

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