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Overview

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. There are an estimated 6,536 people in the town.

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.

People

Total Population 6,926
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 10.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,640
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 42.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.6%
Median Earnings25+ $45,338
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,664
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,284

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,531
% Above Poverty Level 89.6%
% Below Poverty Level 10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 4.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,567
Median House Value $231,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39%
US/American 0%
English 2.3%
Irish 17.4%

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

Notes:

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

Station SUFFERN
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
Station WEST POINT
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
Station DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
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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