Bronxville, NY
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Living in Bronxville


Bronxville is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,408 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bronxville is the 271st largest community in New York. Bronxville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

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 97.85% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bronxville is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bronxville who work in sales jobs (19.85%), management occupations (19.82%), and business and financial occupations (9.75%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Because of many things, Bronxville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bronxville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bronxville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Bronxville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 39.50 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, 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 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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Bronxville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Bronxville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 79.89% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Bronxville in 2018 was $119,126, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $476,504 for a family of four.

Bronxville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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 Irish, German, Italian, English, and Scottish.

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