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Overview

Introduction to Bronxville, New York

Bronxville, New York, in Westchester county, is 1 miles N of Mount Vernon, New York (center to center) and 15 miles NE of New York, New York.

Bronxville History

The community of Bronxville was named after the borough, which was named after John or Jonas Bronck. Bronxville is in Westchester County which belonged to the Native American Indian tribe, Algonquin Lenape. The earliest Europeans to explore this region were Giovanni da Verrazzano and Henry Hudson, in 1524 and 1609 respectively. English settlers arrived in the 1640s, and the County of Westchester was founded in 1683.

Bronxville and Nearby Attractions

  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science
  • Abyssinian Baptist Church
  • Bronx Park
  • Bartlett Arboretum
  • Belmont Park race track
  • Blue Mountain

Things To Do In Bronxville

The African American Museum, the American Family Immigration History Center, and the American Folk Art Museum are museums near Bronxville. Historic sites in the area include the Abyssinian Baptist Church, the Morris-Jumel Mansion, and the Apollo Theater. Opportunities for recreation can be found at Battery Park, Bethpage State Park, and Overpeck County Park. Other popular attractions near Bronxville are Belmont Park race track, Central Park Zoo, and Bartlett Arboretum.

Bronxville Transportation

Newark International Airport is a major airport nearby.

Bronxville Higher Education

Concordia College Bronxville and Sarah Lawrence College are local colleges. Nearby colleges include College of New Rochelle and CUNY - Lehman College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,395
Male Share of the Population44.9%
Female Share of the Population55.1%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+2,629
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married61.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher80.1%
Median Earnings25+$120,556
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,214

Wealth

Median Family Income$250
% Above Poverty Level96.6%
% Below Poverty Level3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time41 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation47.7%

Housing

People Living Alone26.4%
Median Gross Rent$2,648
Median House Value$995,100

Ancestry

Irish25.8%
German18.2%
Italian16.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.1%
English14.1%
Polish3.4%
Scottish3.1%
Greek2.8%
French Except Basque2.1%
Dutch2%
Russian1.8%
African1.5%
Norwegian1.3%
Welsh1.1%
South African1.1%
Swedish1%
Portuguese0.9%
Austrian0.9%
Swiss0.8%
Romanian0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
Arab0.7%
Australian0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Syrian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Ethiopian0.3%
Latvian0.3%
US/American0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Bronxville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Westchester County
Standard Zip Codes10708
Phone Area Codes914
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.94
Approximate Longitude-73.83

Bronxville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSCARSDALE
Distance3.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance4.3 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
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Mount Vernon68,217$65,578
New Rochelle79,299$95,447
Pelham Manor5,564$204,250
Tuckahoe1,188$100,660

Bronxville Public Libraries

Bronxville Public Library
201 PONDFIELD ROAD
Bronxville, New York
(914) 337-7680

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Bronxville Hospitals

New York-presbyterian/lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Avenue

Bronxville Public Schools

Bronxville Elementary School
177 Pondfield Rd
ZIP: 10708
(914) 395-0500
Primary
Total Enrollment 789
Bronxville High School
177 Pondfield Rd
ZIP: 10708
(914) 395-0500
High
Total Enrollment 493
Bronxville Middle School
177 Pondfield Rd
ZIP: 10708
(914) 395-0500
Middle
Total Enrollment 433

Bronxville Private Schools

Bronxville Montessori School
101 Pondfield Rd W
ZIP: 10708
Elementary
Total Enrollment 3
St Joseph School
30 Meadow Ave
ZIP: 10708
Elementary
Total Enrollment 225
The Chapel School
172 White Plains Rd
ZIP: 10708
Elementary
Total Enrollment 270
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