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Overview

Introduction to Congers, New York

Congers, New York, in Rockland County, is 12 miles NW of White Plains, New York and 28 miles N of New York, New York.

Congers History

The area now known as Congers was settled in by German, Dutch and English settlers in the late 1600s. It was originally named Cedar Grove Corner, but the name was later changed to Waldberg, meaning "forest city" in German. The Congers railroad station was established in the area in the 1800s, along with a school, three churches and a firehouse. Rockland County was founded in the year 1798.

Congers and nearby Attractions

  • Rockland Lake Museum
  • Ramapo Valley County Reservation
  • Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden
  • Kingsland Point County Park
  • Pascack Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Congers

Nearby parks include Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, Kingsland Point County Park, Graham Hills County Park and Mohansic State Park. Local museums include the Putnam Historical Society & Foundry School Museum, the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, the Hamilton House Museum, the Bronx County Historical Society and the Ringwood Manor House Museum.

Congers Transportation

Air transportation is available from Stewart International Airport.

Congers Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Mercy College-Main Campus, Iona College and Rockland Community College.

People

Total Population 8,698
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 4,277
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 53.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.1%
Median Earnings25+ $59,508
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,846

Wealth

Median Family Income $125,217
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 3.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,460
Median House Value $445,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 3.4%
Irish 24.7%

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

Congers Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles N of New York, New York
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10920
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.15
Longitude -73.945

Congers 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 SUFFERN
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 12 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 SCARSDALE
Distance 13.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bardonia 3,551 $144,250
Haverstraw 37,261 $81,565

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

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