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Overview

Introduction to Monsey, New York

Monsey, New York, in Rockland county, is 13 miles NE of Paterson, New Jersey and 26 miles N of New York, New York. The town is included in the New York metropolitan area.

Monsey History

This land was originally occupied by the Munsee band of Delaware Indians, an Algonquian speaking people. The railroad station of Monsey was built by the New York & Erie Railroad in 1841 and named after Lenape Chief Munsee. In 1997, the New York Times reported that the area had over 40 yeshivas and more than 100 synagogues.

Monsey and nearby Attractions

  • Monsey Glen County Park
  • Harriman State Park
  • Campgaw Mountain
  • Spook Rock Golf Club
  • Old Stone House Museum
  • Haverstraw Brick Museum

Things To Do In Monsey

Harriman State Park is the largest park in the area and has amenities for a diverse range of activities, including biking and hiking trails. The Campgaw Mountain offers facilities for skiing. There are also severeal museums and libraries in the neighborhood.

Monsey Transportation

Stewart International is the nearest major airport.

Monsey Higher Education

Facilities for higher education can be found at Rockland Community College, Ramapo College, Bergen Community College and Passaic County Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,791
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens5.8%
Employed Population 16+4,717
Age of the Population17

Families

% of people married61.8%
Average household size5

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.1%
Median Earnings25+$21,658
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,406
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,938

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,085
% Above Poverty Level56.4%
% Below Poverty Level43.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work15.7%
% Using Public Transportation10.1%

Housing

People Living Alone4%
Median Gross Rent$1,377
Median House Value$558,200

Ancestry

Hungarian17.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.6%
Polish8.4%
Israeli4.6%
Russian3.7%
German2.4%
English2.2%
Romanian2%
Austrian1.9%
West Indian1.7%
Haitian1.6%
Arab0.8%
Italian0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Belgian0.4%
Palestinian0.4%
Irish0.4%
Czech0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
Greek0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
African0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Monsey Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockland County
Standard Zip Codes10952
Phone Area Codes845
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.11
Approximate Longitude-74.08

Monsey Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSUFFERN
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance14.5 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
StationWESTCHESTER CO AP
Distance18.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Airmont8,833$110,150
Chestnut Ridge8,096$111,838
Montebello4,635$192,596
New Hempstead5,311$113,969
New Square7,804$21,835

Monsey Public Schools

Margetts Elementary School
25 Margetts Rd
ZIP: 10952
(845) 577-6190
Primary
Total Enrollment 525
Elmwood Elementary School
43 Robert Pitt Dr
ZIP: 10952
(845) 577-6160
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
Grandview Elementary School
151 Grandview Ave
ZIP: 10952
(845) 577-6260
Primary
Total Enrollment 454

Monsey Private Schools

Yeshiva Of Spring Valley
230 Maple Ave
ZIP: 10952
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1445
Yeshiva High School Of Monsey
91 College Rd
ZIP: 10952
Secondary
Total Enrollment 74
Rockland Institute For Special Education
Po Box 937
ZIP: 10952
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 62
Mosdos Sanz Klausenburg Of Monsey
5 Gibbs Ct
ZIP: 10952
Elementary
Total Enrollment 272
Yeshiva Beth Mikroh
221 Viola Rd
ZIP: 10952
Elementary
Total Enrollment 453
Bnos Yisroel Girls' School Of Viznitz
1 School Ter
ZIP: 10952
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 1515
Yeshiva Shaar Ephraim
5 Acer Ct
ZIP: 10952
Secondary
Total Enrollment 186
Adolph Schreiber Hebrew Academy
70 Highview Rd
ZIP: 10952
Elementary
Total Enrollment 309
Yeshiva Derech Emes
133 Route 59
ZIP: 10952
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 51
Bobover Yeshiva Of Monsey
88 Grove St
ZIP: 10952
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 195
Mesivta Yesodei Yisroel
51 Carlton Rd
ZIP: 10952
Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
Bais Shifra Miriam
229 Maple Ave
ZIP: 10952
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 294
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