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.

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.


Total Population 6,409
Male Share of the Population 44.6%
Female Share of the Population 55.4%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,663
Age of the Population 41


% of people married 60.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 81.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $250
% Above Poverty Level 97%
% Below Poverty Level 3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 39 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation 45.2%


People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $2,512
Median House Value $916,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
US/American 0.2%
English 13.9%
Irish 26.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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


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

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
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
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
Eastchester 32,880 $140,846
Pelham 12,560 $174,028

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bronxville Public Libraries

Bronxville Public Library
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(914) 337-7680
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Bronxville Hospitals

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(914) 787-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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