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Mamaroneck is a village in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after a local chief; others say it is an Indian term variously translated as "the place where fresh water falls into salt" or "the place of rolling stones" or "he assembles the people."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Mamaroneck. For links to other places called Mamaroneck, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mamaroneck is 40.948N. The longitude is -73.733W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,493.
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mamaroneck demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westchester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10538 ZIP code.
6% of Mamaroneck residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mamaroneck ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mamaroneck was $36,926, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Mamaroneck residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mamaroneck, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $933. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,441.
Libraries in Mamaroneck include Mamaroneck Public Library District ... View libraries
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mamaroneck political report.
The average commute time for Mamaroneck workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mamaroneck between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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