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Overview

Introduction to New City, New York

New City, New York, in Rockland county, is 14 miles NW of White Plains, New York and 28 miles N of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding New York metro area, New City is home to some 34,038 residents.

New City History

New City is a census-designated place and a hamlet and a part of the Town of Clarkstown, which was founded in 1791. This area was originally home to the Algonquian-speaking Indians including the Lenni Lenape and the Munsees. The first European settlers who came to this area were the Dutch. In 1683, the initial 12 counties of New York were established. Rockland was initially a part of Orange County. It established its own separate identity in 1798.

New City and nearby Attractions

  • Rockland Lake State Park
  • Deforest Lake
  • Dellwood County Club
  • Dutch Garden
  • Law Enforcement Museum

Things To Do In New City

New City is home to significant historical sites. The Cropsey Farm, which was built from native red sandstone in 1769, is one of the oldest barns in existence in Rockland County. The Dutch Garden, which was designed as a memorial to the county’s earliest settlers, has latticed walls and walks made from Haverstraw brick. The town also offers opportunities for the enjoyment of recreational activities at its several parks, golf clubs and the waterfront.

New City Transportation

Air transportation is available from Stewart International Airport.

New City Higher Education

Rockland Community College, Mercy College, Ramapo College and Pace University provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

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

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

New City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 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 10956
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.147
Longitude -73.989

New City 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 8.6 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 13.1 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 LITTLE FALLS
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, New City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Clarkstown (10956)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bardonia 3,721 $141,200
Congers 8,496 $114,503
New Hempstead 5,240 $119,444
New Square 7,328 $23,528

New City Public Libraries

Library
New City Free Library
220 NORTH MAIN STREET
New City, New York
(845) 634-4997
Library Web Site

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