New Square, New York

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy New Square Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 14% New Square Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of New Square, New York

Comparing New Square 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 6 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


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

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New Square Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles N of New York, New York
County Rockland
Standard Zip Codes 10977
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.136
Longitude -74.038

New Square Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 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
Distance 14.3 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
Distance 20.3 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
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New Square Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,624 100%
Male 2,376 51.4%
Female 2,248 48.6%
Under 18 2,798 60.5%
18+ 1,826 39.5%
65+ 119 2.6%
Median Age 14
Average Family Size 5.81
White 4,483 97%
African-American 76 1.6%
Asian 41 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 24 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 0.4%

Estimated New Square Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,332
Growth 1,708
Growth % 36.9%

New Square 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) 69%
US/American 11.1%
Hungarian 7.7%
Polish 4.2%
Israeli 1.8%
European 1.6%
Russian 1.1%
Belgian 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
Ethiopian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
German 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
English 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Square 4,624 $12,208
Monsey 14,504 $45,911
New City 34,038 $99,761
New Hempstead 4,767 $100,127
Pomona 2,726 $108,399
Spring Valley 25,464 $42,097
Wesley Hills 4,848 $98,102
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