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Overview

Introduction to Chappaqua, New York

Chappaqua, New York, in Westchester county, is 8 miles N of White Plains, New York and 31 miles N of New York, New York.

Chappaqua History

In the early 1730s, a group of Quakers settled in the area now known as Chappaqua. They mostly engaged in farming, but other popular industries included shoemaking and hardware, eyeglasses and furniture construction. In 1846, when a railroad was extended to Chappaqua, businesses became concentrated around the station. The new businesses included hotels, livery stables, a library, stores and small factories.

Chappaqua and nearby Attractions

  • Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Caumsett State Historic Park
  • Bear Mountain State Park
  • Bartlett Arboretum

Things To Do In Chappaqua

Nearby museums include the Bruce Museum, the Peekskill Museum and the Katonah Museum of Art. The Bartow-Pell Mansion, the Caumsett State Historic Park and the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site are accessible from Chappaqua as well. Blauvelt State Park, Mohansic State Park and Blue Mountain Reservation are some of the local parks, while the Bartlett Arboretum, the Bergen County Zoological Park and the Glen Rock Arboretum are also popular nearby attractions.

Chappaqua Transportation

Air transportation is available from Stewart International Airport.

Chappaqua Higher Education

Nearby colleges include Bergen Community College, Norwalk Community College and the Cochran School of Nursing.

Demographics

People

Total Population1,328
Male Share of the Population39.5%
Female Share of the Population60.5%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+746
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married52.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher88.8%
Median Earnings25+$87,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$205,227
% Above Poverty Level97.7%
% Below Poverty Level2.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time45 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation36.1%

Housing

People Living Alone22.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,844
Median House Value$531,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.3%
Italian21.4%
Irish11.5%
English8.5%
Russian8.4%
Ukrainian6.9%
German6.6%
Polish5.2%
Scottish3.7%
French Except Basque3.4%
Greek2.8%
Canadian1.7%
Slovak1.4%
Hungarian1.4%
Czech1.3%
Romanian0.9%
Swiss0.9%
Finnish0.6%
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Chappaqua Almanac

CategoryValue
County Westchester County
Standard Zip Codes10514
Phone Area Codes914
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.17
Approximate Longitude-73.77

Chappaqua Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWESTCHESTER CO AP
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip50.4 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance11.6 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
StationSCARSDALE
Distance12.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Armonk4,303$214,432
Briarcliff Manor7,732$182,426
Hawthorne4,631$117,250
Pleasantville7,134$123,050
Thornwood4,006$152,833

Chappaqua Public Libraries

Chappaqua Central Sch Dist P L
195 SOUTH GREELEY AVENUE
Chappaqua, New York
(914) 238-4779

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Chappaqua Public Schools

Douglas G Grafflin School
650 King St
ZIP: 10514
(914) 238-7204
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
Horace Greeley High School
70 Roaring Brook Rd
ZIP: 10514
(914) 238-7201
High
Total Enrollment 1331
Roaring Brook School
530 Quaker Rd
ZIP: 10514
(914) 238-7205
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Robert E Bell School
50 Senter St
ZIP: 10514
(914) 238-7202
Middle
Total Enrollment 633
Seven Bridges Middle School
222 Seven Bridges Rd
ZIP: 10514
(914) 238-7206
Middle
Total Enrollment 620
Westorchard School
25 Granite Rd
ZIP: 10514
(914) 238-7206
Primary
Total Enrollment 457

Chappaqua Private Schools

World Cup Nursery School & Kindergarten
160 Hunts Ln
ZIP: 10514
Elementary
Total Enrollment 21
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