Introduction to Mount Ivy, New York

Mount Ivy, New York, in Rockland county, is 17 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center) and 31 miles N of New York, New York.

Mount Ivy History

Mount Ivy is a hamlet in the Town of Haverstraw, in Rockland County. Rockland County was originally inhabited by the Algonquian-speaking Indians. In 1609, Henry Hudson sailed along the Hudson River thinking that it was the legendary 'Northwest Passage', and the river was eventually named after him. The first Europeans to settle in this area were the Dutch. Rockland, which was once part of Orange County, received independent status in 1798.

Mount Ivy and Nearby Attractions

  • Peekskill Museum
  • Van Cortlandt Manor
  • Tibbetts Brook Park
  • Glen Rock Arboretum
  • Campgaw Mountain Reservation
  • New Jersey Botanical Garden

Things To Do In Mount Ivy

The American Labor Museum, the Belskie Museum of Art and Science, the Haverstraw Brick Museum, and the New Jersey Children's Museum are some of the museums near Mount Ivy. Historic sites nearby include the DeWint House, the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House, and Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site. Several parks in the surrounding area include Bear Mountain State Park, Blauvelt State Park, Kingsland Point County Park, and Pascack Brook County Park. Other attractions to visit are Bergen County Zoological Park, Glen Rock Arboretum, and the New Jersey Botanical Garden.

Mount Ivy Transportation

Air transportation is available at Stewart International Airport.

Mount Ivy Higher Education

Nyack College, Rockland Community College, Sunbridge College, and Saint Thomas Aquinas College are the closest colleges to Mount Ivy.


Total Population 7,090
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 9.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,649
Age of the Population 33


% of people married 45.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.6%
Median Earnings25+ $41,796
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,793
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,329


Median Family Income $72,554
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%


People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $1,627
Median House Value $229,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.1%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 14.9%

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

Mount Ivy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 31 miles N of New York, New York
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10970
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.186
Longitude -74.035

Mount Ivy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 7.7 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
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Distance 16.7 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

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Location Population Median Family Income

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

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