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Overview

Introduction to Tuckahoe, New York

Tuckahoe, New York, in Westchester county, is 2 miles N of Mount Vernon, New York (center to center) and 16 miles NE of New York, New York . There are 6,211 residents in the village.

Tuckahoe History

This place, which is a small hamlet in Westchester County, in the New York metro area, derives its name from an Indian term for "place of the tuckah". "Tuckah" refers to a plant used for food. When quality marble was discovered in 1818, Tuckahoe developed into a major marble producer.

Tuckahoe and Nearby Attractions

  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Campgaw Mountain Reservation
  • Cold Spring Pond
  • Bergen County Zoological Park
  • Brooklyn Botanical Garden
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion

Things To Do In Tuckahoe

Hempstead Harbor Park, Tallman Mountain State Park, Palisades Interstate Park, and Ridge Road County Park are some of the parks near Tuckahoe. Popular destinations near the village are the Bergen County Zoological Park and the American Museum of Natural History. A trip may be planned to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and New York Botanical Garden. Other places of interest near Tuckahoe are Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, and the Belmont Park race track.

Tuckahoe Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is located near Tuckahoe.

Tuckahoe Higher Education

College of New Rochelle, SUNY Purchase, Mercy College, and Iona College are colleges close to Tuckahoe.

Demographics

People

Total Population1,188
Male Share of the Population53.9%
Female Share of the Population46.1%
Senior Citizens23%
Employed Population 16+517
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married63.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.9%
Median Earnings25+$42,070
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,239
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,729

Wealth

Median Family Income$100,660
% Above Poverty Level90.2%
% Below Poverty Level9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation7.4%

Housing

People Living Alone20.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,669
Median House Value$783,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.5%
Irish17.9%
English10.5%
Italian9.3%
German7.9%
Austrian6.1%
Czech5%
Russian2.4%
Polish2.3%
US/American2.3%
Swedish2.1%
Scottish1.9%
Hungarian1%
Brazilian0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
Lithuanian0.8%
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Tuckahoe Almanac

CategoryValue
County Westchester County
Standard Zip Codes10707
Phone Area Codes914
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.96
Approximate Longitude-73.82

Tuckahoe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSCARSDALE
Distance2.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance3.5 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
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bronxville6,395$250
Mount Vernon68,217$65,578
New Rochelle79,299$95,447
Pelham Manor5,564$204,250

Tuckahoe Public Libraries

Tuckahoe Public Library
71 COLUMBUS AVENUE
Tuckahoe, New York
(914) 961-2121

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Tuckahoe Private Schools

Annunciation School
465 Westchester Ave
ZIP: 10707
Elementary
Total Enrollment 459
Immaculate Conception School
53 Winter Hill Rd
ZIP: 10707
Elementary
Total Enrollment 280
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