Mount Ivy, New York

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Mount Ivy, New York

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.

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High Points

Mount Ivy strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Mount Ivy Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Mount Ivy Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mount Ivy Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Mount Ivy Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Mount Ivy, New York

Comparing Mount Ivy to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Racial Diversity 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Age of the Population 5 3
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 4
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
People Above Poverty 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 6
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 10
People Living Alone 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
Affordability of Rents 1 3

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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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Mount Ivy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,536 100%
Male 3,104 47.5%
Female 3,432 52.5%
Under 18 1,539 23.5%
18+ 4,997 76.5%
65+ 564 8.6%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.04
White 5,159 78.9%
African-American 554 8.5%
Asian 287 4.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 28 0.4%
Other 290 4.4%
Mixed Race 214 3.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 883 13.5%

Mount Ivy Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.1%
Italian 25.7%
Irish 11.6%
German 6.2%
Polish 4.5%
US/American 3.6%
Haitian 3.2%
Russian 2.8%
Hungarian 1.5%
English 1.5%
Austrian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Norwegian 0.8%
African 0.8%
Romanian 0.7%
Eastern European 0.7%
West Indian 0.6%
Israeli 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Albanian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Jamaican 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Iranian 0.3%
Turkish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Ivy 6,536 $61,968
New City 34,038 $99,761
New Square 4,624 $12,208
Pomona 2,726 $108,399
Thiells 4,758 $86,872
Wesley Hills 4,848 $98,102
West Haverstraw 10,295 $55,964
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