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Overview

Introduction to Bronxville, New York

Bronxville, New York, in Westchester county, is 1 miles N of Mount Vernon, New York (center to center) and 15 miles NE of New York, New York. There are an estimated 6,543 people who live in the village.

Bronxville History

The community of Bronxville was named after the borough, which was named after John or Jonas Bronck. Bronxville is in Westchester County which belonged to the Native American Indian tribe, Algonquin Lenape. The earliest Europeans to explore this region were Giovanni da Verrazzano and Henry Hudson, in 1524 and 1609 respectively. English settlers arrived in the 1640s, and the County of Westchester was founded in 1683.

Bronxville and Nearby Attractions

  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science
  • Abyssinian Baptist Church
  • Bronx Park
  • Bartlett Arboretum
  • Belmont Park race track
  • Blue Mountain

Things To Do In Bronxville

The African American Museum, the American Family Immigration History Center, and the American Folk Art Museum are museums near Bronxville. Historic sites in the area include the Abyssinian Baptist Church, the Morris-Jumel Mansion, and the Apollo Theater. Opportunities for recreation can be found at Battery Park, Bethpage State Park, and Overpeck County Park. Other popular attractions near Bronxville are Belmont Park race track, Central Park Zoo, and Bartlett Arboretum.

Bronxville Transportation

Newark International Airport is a major airport nearby.

Bronxville Higher Education

Concordia College Bronxville and Sarah Lawrence College are local colleges. Nearby colleges include College of New Rochelle and CUNY - Lehman College.

People

Total Population 6,378
Male Share of the Population 44.5%
Female Share of the Population 55.5%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 2,761
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 61.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 80.2%
Median Earnings25+ $99,926
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $4,200
Median Earnings With High School Degree $50,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $238,333
% Above Poverty Level 97.4%
% Below Poverty Level 2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.9%
% Using Public Transportation 41%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.4%
Median Gross Rent $2
Median House Value $902,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.4%
US/American 0.2%
English 12.7%
Irish 25%

Bronxville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles N of Mount Vernon, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles NE of New York, New York
County Westchester
Standard Zip Codes 10708
Phone Area Codes 914
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.938
Longitude -73.832

Bronxville 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 SCARSDALE
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 4.3 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 NEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 84 F
Oct Temp 50 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Mount Vernon 67,962 $62,948
New Rochelle 78,476 $88,192

Bronxville Public Libraries

Library
Bronxville Public Library
201 PONDFIELD ROAD
Bronxville, New York
(914) 337-7680
Library Web Site

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Bronxville Hospitals

LAWRENCE HOSPITAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
55 PALMER AVENUE
(914) 787-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bronxville High Schools

BRONXVILLE HS
177 PONDFIELD ROAD
914-337-5600
Serves 428 students.

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