Ardsley is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,555 people and just one neighborhood, Ardsley is the 351st largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Ardsley home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Ardsley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Ardsley is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 96.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ardsley is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ardsley who work in management occupations (16.66%), teaching (14.58%) and sales jobs (10.01%).
Also of interest is that Ardsley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Ardsley is also a village of artists. Ardsley has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ardsley’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Ardsley is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Ardsley is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ardsley a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ardsley has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ardsley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Ardsley, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.19 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Ardsley, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Ardsley is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.