Thinking of living in Scarsdale, NY?

Are you thinking of living in Scarsdale, NY?  Scarsdale, NY is a suburb of New York City with approximately 17,000 residents.  Most of the residents commute to New York City with only 37.1% working within Westchester County.  Scarsdale is an affluent town with a median income greater than $250,000 of which 30.9% of the residents work in the Management, Business and Finance fields.  61.4% of the households are dual-income households.  A majority of households are family households with an average family size of 3.39 people and approximately, 33.5% of the residents are under 19 years old.  It is a diverse community with a high Asian population. Below you will find useful information if you are thinking of living in Scarsdale, NY.

Household Stats for Scarsdale, NY

  • Population of approximately 17,000
  • Families-88.4% family households with an average family size of 3.39
  • Kids-33.5% of the population under 18 years old
  • Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers– 5.3% under 5 years old
  • Median Age 42.6 years old
  • White 81.2%, Hispanic 4.5%, Asian 14.2%,  African American 1%

Employment Stats for Scarsdale, NY

  • 40.6% Stay at Home Moms vs. 61.4% Working Moms *
  • Work in Westchester County 37.1%, Work in NY (outside Westchester County) 56.8%, Work outside NY state 6%
  • >$250,000 Median Household Income
  • 30.9% Management, Business and Financial Occupations

Schools and School Buses for Scarsdale, NY

  • Town/Village of Scarsdale are districted to the Scarsdale Public Schools
    • Homes that share the Scarsdale Zip Code (Scarsdale PO) may not be districted to Scarsdale Public School. You need to call the school and check!
    • Scarsdale PO Homes may be located in the Town of Greenburgh, Town of Eastchester, City of Yonkers or City of New Rochelle.
      • Homes located in the Town of Greenburgh are districted to the Edgemont School district
        • There are 2 elementary schools in the Edgemont School district: Greenville Elementary and Seely Place Elementary.  Both these schools are K-6th grade.  Edgemont Junior-Senior High School are grades 7th-12th.  There are no school bus transportation to the Edgemont Schools.
      • Town of Eastchester are districted to the Eastchester Union Free School district
        • Eastchester Schools have 3 elementary schools: Waverly School (K-1st grade), Anne Hutchinson School (Grades 2-5) and Greenvale School (Grade 2-5).  The Eastchester Middle School goes from Grades 6-8 and the Eastchester High School is from Grades 9-12.  
      • City of Yonkers are districted to Yonkers Public Schools
      • City of New Rochelle are districted to New Rochelle Public Schools
  • Scarsdale Public schools
    • Elementary schools: Edgewood Elementary School, Fox Meadow Elementary school, Greenacres Elementary school, Heathcote Elementary school and Quaker Ridge Elementary school.  
    • Middle School: Scarsdale Middle School
    • High School: Scarsdale High school
  • School Bus Transportation
    • Students attending Scarsdale Public Schools and who live more than 1.5 miles from their school are eligible for school bus transportation.  Private school bus transportation is available to students who live more than 1.5 miles but less than 15 miles from school.
    • There are no school bus transportation to the Edgemont Schools
    • Students attending Eastchester Schools have school bus transportation. School bus transportation is available for K-5th grade students who live more than 0.5 miles from school and for Grades 6-12th grade students who live more than 1 mile from school.  Private school bus transportation is also available for students who live less than 15 miles from the school.

Preschools in Scarsdale, NY

There are a lot of preschool options for Scarsdale families.

Housing Stats in Scarsdale, NY

  • 44.1% own 2 cars, 23.5% own 3 or more cars
  • 89.4% owner-occupied housing and 10.6% renter-occupied housing
  • 76.1% of homes built before 1960

Metro-North Train Commute to NYC from Scarsdale, NY

  • Scarsdale to Grand Central at 31 minutes

Scarsdale, NY: Train Station Parking

Scarsdale annual parking permits are very limited and issued via lottery or on a first-come/first-served basis depending on the garage. Check out our Guide to Metro-North Train Station Parking in Scarsdale, NY.

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*Population 20-64 years old, female with children under 18 Years old

Source: 2016 American Community Survey and 2010 Census. Household, Employment and Housing data are reflective of the Village of Scarsdale which excludes properties within the Scarsdale PO but outside the Village of Scarsdale.

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