Bronxville, NY
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Bronxville profile


Living in Bronxville


Bronxville is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,656 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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.33% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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". 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.

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 39.50 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.

Despite being a small village, Bronxville has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Bronxville is a pretty powerful place. 79.89% of the adults in Bronxville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

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.