Overview

Introduction to Blauvelt, New York

Blauvelt, New York, in Rockland county, is 9 miles N of Yonkers, New York and 22 miles N of New York, New York.

Blauvelt History

Blauvelt was named in honor of Judge Cornelius I. Blauvelt, who settled in this region in the eighteenth century.

Blauvelt and nearby Attractions

  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science
  • Blauvelt State Park
  • Apollo Theater
  • Kingsland Point County Park
  • Bronx Zoo

Things To Do In Blauvelt

The Belskie Museum of Art and Science, the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum and the Pascack Historical Society Museum are some of the local museums, while nearby historical sites include the Apollo Theater and the John Jay Homestead Historic Site. Local parks include Blauvelt State Park, Kingsland Point County Park and Rockland Lake State Park. The Bronx Zoo and the Glen Rock Arboretum are each accessible from Blauvelt as well.

Blauvelt Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Blauvelt Higher Education

Colleges nearby include Barnard College, Bergen Community College and Bloomfield College.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,620
Male Share of the Population51.5%
Female Share of the Population48.5%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+2,620
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married57.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.4%
Median Earnings25+$85,134
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$99,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$86,458

Wealth

Median Family Income$153,158
% Above Poverty Level98.3%
% Below Poverty Level1.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation5.3%

Housing

People Living Alone11.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,413
Median House Value$511,900

Ancestry

Irish32.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.9%
Italian19.4%
German10.7%
Polish4.8%
English3.4%
Greek2.8%
Russian2.3%
US/American2%
Dutch1.9%
French Except Basque1.2%
Macedonian1.1%
Romanian0.6%
Croatian0.6%
Welsh0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Albanian0.3%
Scottish0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Austrian0.1%
African0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Blauvelt Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyRockland County
Standard Zip Codes10913
Phone Area Codes845
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.07
Approximate Longitude-73.95

Blauvelt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches
StationWANAQUE RAYMOND DAM
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationLITTLE FALLS
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Nyack7,188$67,292
Orangeburg4,200$149,038
Piermont2,543$141,500
South Nyack3,517$109,333
Tappan6,996$123,447
West Nyack3,876$172,378

Blauvelt Public Libraries

Blauvelt Free Library
541 WESTERN HIGHWAY
Blauvelt, New York
(845) 359-2811

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Blauvelt Public Schools

Cottage Lane Elementary School
120 Cottage Ln
ZIP: 10913
(845) 680-1503
Middle
Total Enrollment 496
South Orangetown Middle School
160 Van Wyck Rd
ZIP: 10913
(845) 680-1103
Middle
Total Enrollment 771

Blauvelt Private Schools

Preschool Play House/funland
557 Western Hwy
ZIP: 10913
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
St Dominic's School
488 Western Hwy
ZIP: 10913
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 77
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