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Overview

Introduction to Mount Kisco, New York

Mount Kisco, New York, in Westchester county, is 11 miles N of White Plains, New York (center to center) and 34 miles NE of New York, New York.

Mount Kisco History

Mount Kisco, which is actually a town and a village belonging to Westchester County, New York, was incorporated as a village in 1875. In 1978, this village joined other villages in the state to form the Town of Mount Kisco. Westchester County was inhabited by Native Americans, known as the Lenape, before the Europeans arrived in the 1600s.

Mount Kisco and Nearby Attractions

  • Neuberger Museum of Art
  • Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic
  • Bear Mountain State Park
  • Marsh Sanctuary
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • Bartlett Arboretum

Things To Do In Mount Kisco

Mount Kisco offers a variety of opportunities for recreation. Museums nearby include Belskie Museum of Art and Science, Norwalk Museum, and Danbury Museum and Historical Society, all of which have a number of exhibits on display. Bear Mountain State Park offers provisions for boating, swimming, and picnicking. The Maritime Aquarium and Bergen County Zoological Park have animals and birds of different species available for viewing.

Mount Kisco Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Mount Kisco Higher Education

Colleges and universities located near Mount Kisco include Pace University, Suny Westchester Community College, Iona College, and Mercy College.

People

Total Population 11,060
Male Share of the Population 53.1%
Female Share of the Population 46.9%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,992
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 49.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,253
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.7%
% Using Public Transportation 9.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,363
Median House Value $402,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.2%
US/American 0.5%
English 3%
Irish 13.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mount Kisco Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles N of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NE of New York, New York
County Westchester
Standard Zip Codes 10549
Phone Area Codes 914
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.204
Longitude -73.727

Mount Kisco Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station YORKTOWN HEIGHTS 1 W
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station WESTCHESTER CO AP
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Station DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mount Kisco, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bedford Corners (10549)

Bedford Cors (10549)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Armonk 4,541 $207,414
Bedford 17,739 $155,529
Chappaqua 1,287 $129,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mount Kisco Public Libraries

Library
Mount Kisco Public Library
100 EAST MAIN STREET
Mount Kisco, New York
(914) 666-8041
Library Web Site

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Mount Kisco Hospitals

NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
400 EAST MAIN STREET
(914) 666-1200
Emergency Service: Yes

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