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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,062
Male Share of the Population54.7%
Female Share of the Population45.3%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+5,935
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married48.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.1%
Median Earnings25+$34,824
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,404
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,194

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,970
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.9%
% Using Public Transportation10.7%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,370
Median House Value$405,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)52.8%
Italian16.1%
Irish14.3%
German6.1%
English3.5%
Albanian2.2%
Polish2.2%
Ukrainian1.1%
Czech1%
Russian1%
West Indian1%
US/American0.7%
African0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Slovene0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Jamaican0.4%
Belizean0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Maltese0.3%
Guyanese0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Ghanaian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
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Mount Kisco Almanac

CategoryValue
County Westchester County
Standard Zip Codes10549
Phone Area Codes914
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.2
Approximate Longitude-73.73

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)

StationYORKTOWN HEIGHTS 1 W
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.1 inches
StationWESTCHESTER CO AP
Distance9.5 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
Distance15.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Armonk4,303$214,432
Chappaqua1,328$205,227

Mount Kisco Public Libraries

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

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Mount Kisco Hospitals

Northern Westchester Hospital
(Non-profit)
400 E Main St
(914) 666-0028

Mount Kisco Public Schools

Mount Kisco Elementary School
47 W Hyatt Ave
ZIP: 10549
(914) 666-2677
Primary
Total Enrollment 641

Mount Kisco Private Schools

Talmud Torah Bais Yechiel-nitra
16 Nitra Rd
ZIP: 10549
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 183
Yeshiva Farm Settlement School
Rr 4 Box 100 Croton Lake Rd
ZIP: 10549
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 267
The Karafin School
40-1 Radio Circle
ZIP: 10549
Secondary
Total Enrollment 76
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