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Overview

Introduction to Larchmont, New York

Larchmont, New York, in Westchester county, is 2 miles NE of New Rochelle, New York (center to center) and 17 miles NE of New York, New York.

Larchmont History

The earliest inhabitants were the Siwanoy Tribe, and the Dutch arrived in 1614. By 1720, few American Indians remained in Larchmont as the the land was largely consumed by British and Dutch settlers. The oldest historic home, the "Manor House", was built by Peter Jay Munro, the adopted son of the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court, John Jay. The Village of Larchmont was officially incorporated in 1891.

Larchmont and Nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Hommocks Ice Rink
  • Battery Park
  • Bartlett Arboretum
  • Horseshoe Harbor
  • Blue Mountain

Things To Do In Larchmont

Parks in Larchmont are Pine Brook Park, Vanderburgh Park, and Lorenzen Park. Several museums including Bronx County Historical Society, the Museum of Bronx History, and Bruce Museum are nearby. Historic sites include Abyssinian Baptist Church and Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic site. Popular attractions also include the Bartlett Arboretum, the Belmont Park race track, and Bergen County Zoological Park. Manor Beach and Park offers opportunities for recreation.

Larchmont Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Larchmont Higher Education

Colleges near Larchmont include Cochran School of Nursing, College of Mount Saint Vincent, and College of New Rochelle.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,031
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens11.2%
Employed Population 16+2,965
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married69.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher84.1%
Median Earnings25+$86,991
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$83,482

Wealth

Median Family Income$228,077
% Above Poverty Level97.7%
% Below Poverty Level2.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time45 minutes
% Working from Home9.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation47.4%

Housing

People Living Alone22.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,880
Median House Value$1,060,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.4%
Italian16.9%
Irish12.3%
English10.9%
German8.4%
Scottish4%
Polish3.8%
French Except Basque3.7%
Russian3.3%
Greek1.6%
Dutch1.5%
Austrian1.3%
Romanian1.2%
Norwegian1.2%
Hungarian1.2%
Swedish0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Arab0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
New Zealand0.5%
Palestinian0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Canadian0.4%
African0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Larchmont Almanac

CategoryValue
County Westchester County
Standard Zip Codes10538
Phone Area Codes914
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.92
Approximate Longitude-73.75

Larchmont 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
Distance4.6 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
Distance6.6 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
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance15 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
New Rochelle79,299$95,447
Pelham Manor5,564$204,250

Larchmont Public Libraries

Larchmont Public Library
121 LARCHMONT AVENUE
Larchmont, New York
(914) 834-2281

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Larchmont Public Schools

Central School
1100 Palmer Ave
ZIP: 10538
(914) 220-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 486
Chatsworth Avenue School
34 Chatsworth Ave
ZIP: 10538
(914) 220-3500
Primary
Total Enrollment 628
Hommocks School
10 Hommocks Rd
ZIP: 10538
(914) 220-3300
Middle
Total Enrollment 1206
Murray Avenue School
250 Murray Ave
ZIP: 10538
(914) 220-3700
Primary
Total Enrollment 707

Larchmont Private Schools

French-american School
111 Larchmont Ave
ZIP: 10538
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 790
Ss John & Paul School
280 Weaver St
ZIP: 10538
Elementary
Total Enrollment 305
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