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Population (year 2000): 10,622. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,070 (+4.2% change)
Males: 5,193 (48.9%), Females: 5,429 (51.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $70,333 (year 2000)
Median house value: $325,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Dobbs Ferry:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.6%)
  • Black (7.4%)
  • Hispanic (7.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Asian Indian (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Korean (1.5%)
  • Japanese (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (21.4%), Irish (16.5%), German (8.3%), Russian (6.3%), English (5.6%), Polish (4.8%).

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Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Dobbs Ferry

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dobbs Ferry village

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

17.9% Foreign born (7.3% Europe, 5.6% Asia, 3.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +705 (+7.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY (4.9 miles Yonkers, pop. 196,086).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: York, NY New (21.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY (1.5 miles Irvington, NY (1.6 miles Hastings-on-Hudson, Hope, NY (1.7 miles Mount NY (1.7 miles Ardsley, NY (3.3 miles Greenville, NY Tarrytown, (3.9 miles NY (4.1 miles Piermont, NY (4.3 miles Hartsdale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 7 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $341,300
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $220,600

Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 73.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -890 (-8.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 923 (18.1%)

Average climate in Dobbs Ferry, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dobbs

Dobbs Ferry-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/15/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Dobbs Ferry city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 tornado 15.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Dobbs Ferry:
  • DOBBS FERRY HOSPITAL (128 ASHFORD AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dobbs Ferry:
  • PHELPS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; NORTH TARRYTOWN, NY)
  • ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; YONKERS, NY)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; YONKERS, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dobbs Ferry:
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 13 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 17 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • TETERBORO (about 17 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dobbs Ferry:
  • EVERS (about 14 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)
  • HAVERSTRAW (about 15 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 16 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)

Amtrak stations near Dobbs Ferry:
  • 6 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:
College/University in Dobbs Ferry:
  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 6,643; Location: 555 BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mercynet.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Dobbs Ferry:
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; VALHALLA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,730)
  • MANHATTAN COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,769)
  • IONA COLLEGE (about 9 miles; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,532)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 10 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • THE COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE (about 10 miles; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; FT enrollment: 5,414)
  • CUNY LEHMAN COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • MONROE COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 11 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 3,063)
Public high schools in Dobbs Ferry:
  • DOBBS FERRY HS (Students: 374; Location: 505 BROADWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GREENBURGH ELEVEN HS (Students: 185; Location: CHILDREN'S VLG CMPS-W; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Dobbs Ferry:
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY ACADEMY (Students: 434; Location: 565 NORTH BROADWAY; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • THE MASTERS SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 49 CLINTON AVENUE; Grades: 5 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dobbs Ferry:
  • SPRINGHURST ES (Students: 661; Location: WALGROVE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DOBBS FERRY MS (Students: 327; Location: 505 BROADWAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GREENBURGH ELEVEN MS (Students: 136; Location: CHILDREN'S VLG CMPS-W; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • GREENBURGH ELEVEN ES (Students: 90; Location: CHILDREN'S VLG CMPS-W; Grades: 01 - 06)
Library in Dobbs Ferry:
  • DOBBS FERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $274,734; Location: 153 MAIN STREET; 38,768 books; 1,874 audio materials; 649 video materials; 183 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Dobbs Ferry: Childrens Village (A), Dobbs Ferry Station (B), Wetmore Hall (C), Main Hall (D), Dobbs Ferry Public Library (E), Mercy Hall (F).

Church in Dobbs Ferry: Zion Episcopal Church (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Brook (A), Wickers Creek (B).

Park in Dobbs Ferry: Memorial Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Dobbs Ferry compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Dobbs Ferry:
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dobbs Ferry:
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTN (93.5 FM; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; Owner: HUDSON-WESTCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNYK (88.7 FM; NYACK, NY; Owner: NYACK COLLEGE)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WARY (88.1 FM; VALHALLA, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dobbs Ferry:
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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