Profile for Bronxville, New York, NY
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Bronxville is a village in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for the borough, which was named for John (or Jonas) Bronck.
The latitude of Bronxville is 40.938N. The longitude is -73.832W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,515.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Bronxville demographic reports
Bronxville is on the Bronx River.
Former and merged names include:
· Underhill's Crossing
Developed by William Van Duser Lawrence, a millionaire who built posh homes here and sold them to people he knew. He founded Sarah Lawrence College in 1928, in memory of his wife.
19th-century artists' colony
The public library financed a major expansion in 2001 when it sold a painting for $4.1 million.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 6 among towns in the ePodunk College Town Index, 2002
Filming location for:
· 1998 movie, "Stepmom"
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Colleges and universities:
Concordia College Bronxville, Sarah Lawrence College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Is there a perfect commute? Many citizens of Bronxville, a small, exclulsive, affluent, mostly white enclave that is as close as a town can be to New York City without being part of it, would nominate theirs.
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Ancestry & family history
12% of Bronxville residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bronxville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bronxville was $89,483, compared with $21,587 nationally.
74% of Bronxville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Bronxville include Bronx River Parkway Reservation, Lawrence Park Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bronxville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,818. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $4,001.
Libraries in Bronxville include Bronxville Public Library ... View libraries
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bronxville political report.
The average commute time for Bronxville workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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