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Overview

Introduction to Ossining, New York

Ossining, New York, in Westchester county, is 10 miles NW of White Plains, New York and 29 miles N of New York, New York. The village is located in the New York metropolitan area.

Ossining History

Frederick Philipse was one of the earliest landowners of this area. In 1685, he bought land in this region from the Sint Sinck Indians. This area eventually developed into the present day town of Ossining. Philipse also built a manor that extended from Spuyten Duyvil Creek to Croton River. The village of Sing Sing was incorporated in 1813. In 1845, a new town was created from the northern part of the Town of Mount Pleasant, which became Ossining.

Ossining and nearby Attractions

  • Philipsburg Manor
  • Haverstraw Brick Museum
  • Rockland Lake State Park
  • Graham Hills County Park
  • Haverstraw Brick Museum

Things To Do In Ossining

Ossining lies in a region of great natural beauty. The vast areas of parkland and the nearby Atlantic Ocean make for a very aesthetic combination. The area also has two golf courses that overlook the ocean and offer excellent playing opportunities. Those interested in learning more about the past of the area should visit the Philipsburg Manor, which was built by an early settler.

Ossining Transportation

Air transportation is available from La Guardia Airport.

Ossining Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Pace University, SUNY Westchester Community College, Iona College and Mercy College.

People

Total Population 38,136
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 18,510
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.5%
Median Earnings25+ $40,948
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,861
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,286

Wealth

Median Family Income $98,070
% Above Poverty Level 89%
% Below Poverty Level 11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.8%
% Using Public Transportation 15.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,422
Median House Value $447,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 3.8%
Irish 10.9%

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

Ossining Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles N of New York, New York
County Westchester
Standard Zip Codes 10562
Phone Area Codes 914
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.162
Longitude -73.861

Ossining 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 7.9 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 10.1 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 11.4 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, Ossining, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Crotonville (10562)

Kitchawan (10562)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Briarcliff Manor 7,739 $183,047
Chappaqua 1,287 $129,375
Congers 8,698 $125,217

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

Ossining Public Libraries

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Ossining Public Library
53 CROTON AVENUE
Ossining, New York
(914) 941-2416
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914-762-5760
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