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Overview

Introduction to Pleasantville, New York

Pleasantville, New York, in Westchester county, is 7 miles N of White Plains, New York (center to center) and 28 miles N of New York, New York.

Pleasantville History

The Iroquois tribal people who raised corn in Pleasantville were the original inhabitants of the area. In 1695, Frenchman Huguenot Isaac See settled as an agent for Frederick Philipse, a Dutch landowner. In 1846, Pleasantville witnessed the emergence of the Harlem Railroad and the New York Central Railroad. Pleasantville was also the original home of the Reader's Digest. It was incorporated in 1897.

Pleasantville and Nearby Attractions

  • Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
  • Blue Mountain Reservation
  • Katonah Museum of Art
  • Rockland Lake State Park
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • Tallman Mountain State Park

Things To Do In Pleasantville

The Trailside Nature Museum and the Katonah Museum of Art are both interesting places to visit. Recreational opportunities can be found at the Kingsland Point County Park, Graham Hills County Park, and Rockland Lake State Park. Local churches include Holy Innocents Church and Emanuel Lutheran Church. Pleasantville Country Club provides opportunities to play golf. Music Festival is a local celebration.

Pleasantville Transportation

Westchester County airport is near Pleasantville.

Pleasantville Higher Education

Pace University-Pleasantville Briarcliff is the local college. Other colleges nearby include Suny Westchester Community College, Iona College, Suny College at Purchase, and Mercy College-Main Campus.

People

Total Population 7,125
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,176
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 55.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 57.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $121,897
% Above Poverty Level 97.9%
% Below Poverty Level 2.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation 17.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,316
Median House Value $578,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 24.8%

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

Pleasantville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles N of White Plains, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles N of New York, New York
County Westchester
Standard Zip Codes 10570
Company Zip Codes 10571, 10572
Phone Area Codes 914
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.132
Longitude -73.793

Pleasantville 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 WESTCHESTER CO AP
Distance 6.1 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 9.4 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
Station SUFFERN
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Briarcliff Manor 7,739 $183,047
Chappaqua 1,287 $129,375
Hawthorne 4,583 $119,574
Ossining 38,136 $98,070

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

Pleasantville Public Libraries

Library
Mount Pleasant Public Library
350 BEDFORD ROAD
Pleasantville, New York
(914) 769-0548
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Pleasantville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PLEASANTVILLE HS
60 ROMER AVE
914-741-1420
Serves 533 students.

MT PLEASANT COTTAGE SCHOOL
1075 BROADWAY
914-769-0456
A Special Education School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 207 students.

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Historic Pleasantville

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Library and street view c1903.
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