Bronxville, NY
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Bronxville is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,407 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bronxville is the 271st largest community in New York. Bronxville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Bronxville home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Bronxville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Bronxville is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 98.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bronxville is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bronxville who work in management occupations (24.67%), sales jobs (14.68%), and business and financial occupations (12.13%).

Of important note, Bronxville is also a village of artists. Bronxville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bronxville’s character.

Also of interest is that Bronxville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Bronxville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.42% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Bronxville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Bronxville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Bronxville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Bronxville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.07 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit. In addition, the village is also quite pedestrian-friendly, because many neighborhoods are very dense and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.

In Bronxville, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Bronxville is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bronxville. 80.06% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Bronxville in 2010 was $116,018, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $464,072 for a family of four.

The people who call Bronxville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bronxville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bronxville include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Bronxville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.