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Overview

Introduction to Larchmont, New York

Larchmont, New York, in Westchester county, is 2 miles NE of New Rochelle, New York (center to center) and 17 miles NE of New York, New York.

Larchmont History

The earliest inhabitants were the Siwanoy Tribe, and the Dutch arrived in 1614. By 1720, few American Indians remained in Larchmont as the the land was largely consumed by British and Dutch settlers. The oldest historic home, the "Manor House", was built by Peter Jay Munro, the adopted son of the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court, John Jay. The Village of Larchmont was officially incorporated in 1891.

Larchmont and Nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Hommocks Ice Rink
  • Battery Park
  • Bartlett Arboretum
  • Horseshoe Harbor
  • Blue Mountain

Things To Do In Larchmont

Parks in Larchmont are Pine Brook Park, Vanderburgh Park, and Lorenzen Park. Several museums including Bronx County Historical Society, the Museum of Bronx History, and Bruce Museum are nearby. Historic sites include Abyssinian Baptist Church and Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic site. Popular attractions also include the Bartlett Arboretum, the Belmont Park race track, and Bergen County Zoological Park. Manor Beach and Park offers opportunities for recreation.

Larchmont Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Larchmont Higher Education

Colleges near Larchmont include Cochran School of Nursing, College of Mount Saint Vincent, and College of New Rochelle.

People

Total Population 6,005
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 11.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,792
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 69.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 83.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $225,032
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 48 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 52.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,722
Median House Value $1,044,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 10.9%

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

Larchmont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles NE of New Rochelle, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles NE of New York, New York
County Westchester
Standard Zip Codes 10538
Phone Area Codes 914
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.927
Longitude -73.752

Larchmont 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 4.6 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 6.6 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 15 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
Harrison 27,998 $124,744
Mamaroneck 29,657 $161,607
Pelham 12,560 $174,028

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

Larchmont Public Libraries

Library
Larchmont Public Library
121 LARCHMONT AVENUE
Larchmont, New York
(914) 834-2281
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