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Overview

Introduction to Spring Valley, New York

Spring Valley, New York, in Rockland county, is 14 miles NE of Paterson, New Jersey and 26 miles N of New York, New York. The village is part of the New York metropolitan statistical area.

Spring Valley History

Spring Valley was originally a part of the Town of Ramapo. It was first settled in by Scotsmen and was then renamed Scotland. In 1842, the area was renamed Spring Valley. It was incorporated as a separate village on July 9, 1902. The village's first election was held on August 8, 1902. Peter Van Orden became the first village President. Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, visited the village in 1914.

Spring Valley and nearby Attractions

  • Orangetown Museum & Archives
  • Tallman Mountain State Park
  • Van Saun County Park / Bergen County Zoological Park
  • Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
  • Bronx Zoo
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan

Things To Do In Spring Valley

During your stay in Spring Valley, you can spend your leisure hours at the Rockland Lake State Park, Blauvelt State Park, High Tor State Park and the Darlington County Park. The village also offers easy access to a number of historic sites and museums. Among these are the Van Riper- Hopper House, Ringwood Manor, Pascack Historical Society Museum, Union Church, Elizabeth Cady Stanton House and the Old Stone House Museum. In addition, the Recreation Department of Spring Valley organizes several events and programs throughout the year.

Spring Valley Transportation

Flights are available from Teterboro Airport.

Spring Valley Higher Education

Sunbridge College is the local college. Rockland Community College and Ramapo College of New Jersey are also close to the village.

Demographics

People

Total Population32,415
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens7.8%
Employed Population 16+14,215
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married42.1%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.5%
Median Earnings25+$27,045
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,599
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,530

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,113
% Above Poverty Level73.6%
% Below Poverty Level26.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation15.1%

Housing

People Living Alone21.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,237
Median House Value$255,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.5%
West Indian22.7%
Haitian18.5%
Jamaican3.9%
Hungarian3.5%
Polish2.8%
Russian1.8%
Italian1%
German1%
African1%
Israeli0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Arab0.7%
Irish0.7%
English0.6%
Moroccan0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Australian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Senegalese0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Scottish0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
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Spring Valley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockland County
Standard Zip Codes10977
Phone Area Codes845,914
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.12
Approximate Longitude-74.05

Spring Valley 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
Distance5.5 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
Distance13.5 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
StationCHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip52.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bardonia3,536$146,442
Chestnut Ridge8,096$111,838
Monsey20,791$38,085
Nanuet18,377$113,912
New Hempstead5,311$113,969
New Square7,804$21,835

Spring Valley Public Libraries

Finkelstein Memorial Library
24 CHESTNUT STREET
Spring Valley, New York
(845) 352-5700

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Spring Valley Public Schools

East Ramapo Early Childhood Center At Kakiat
465 Viola Rd
ZIP: 10977
(845) 577-6585
Primary
Total Enrollment 713
Hempstead Elementary School
80 Brick Church Rd
ZIP: 10977
(845) 577-6270
Primary
Total Enrollment 467
Kakiat Elementary School
465 Viola Rd
ZIP: 10977
(845) 577-6100
Middle
Total Enrollment 379
Ramapo High School
400 Viola Rd
ZIP: 10977
(845) 577-6400
High
Total Enrollment 1332
Spring Valley High School
361 Rt 59
ZIP: 10977
(845) 577-6500
High
Total Enrollment 1187

Spring Valley Private Schools

Bais Yaakov D'rav Hirsch
235 N Main St Ste 5
ZIP: 10977
Secondary
Total Enrollment 165
Bas Mikroh Girls School
381 Viola Rd
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 316
Bnei Yakov Yosef Of Monsey
23 Union Rd
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 116
Bnos Esther Pupa
246 N Main St
ZIP: 10977
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 358
Cheder Chabad Of Monsey
246 N Main St
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 280
Congregation Bais Malka
40 Grandview Ave
ZIP: 10977
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 486
Home Room Learning Center
27 Flint Dr
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Shaarei Arazim Of Monsey
52 S Main St
ZIP: 10977
Secondary
Total Enrollment 76
Talmud Torah Khal Adas Yereim
33 Union Rd
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 223
Talmud Torah Of Bobov
49 S Main St
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 260
The Skill Building Center
15 Widman Ct
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 30
Toras Emachu
246 N Main St
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 64
United Talmudical Academy
89 S Main St
ZIP: 10977
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 1699
Yeshiva Degal Hatorah
111 Maple Ave
ZIP: 10977
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 256
Yeshiva Tzoin Yosef
4 Widman Ct
ZIP: 10977
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Yeshiva Zichron Yaakov
720 Union Rd
ZIP: 10977
Secondary
Total Enrollment 40
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