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Thinking of living in Ardsley, NY?

Are you thinking of living in Ardsley, NY?  Ardsley, NY is a village in Westchester County which is a suburb of New York City.  It has approximately 4,400 residents.  Most of the residents work within Westchester County and approximately 33.4% commute to New York.  Most of the households are dual income households with only 24.8% stay at home moms.  It is a diverse community, compared to other Westchester towns, it has a high Asian and Hispanic population.  Like most NYC suburbs, a majority of households are family households with approximately 25.8% of the population under 19 years old.

Ardsley, NY: Household Data

  • Population approximately 4,400
  • Families-78% family households with average family size of 3.24
  • Kids-25.8% of population under 19 years old
  • Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers- 3% under 5 years old
  • Median Age 45.9 years old
  • White 69.6%, Hispanic 11.7%, Asian 18.4%,  African American 4.7%

Ardsley, NY: Employment

  • 24.8% Stay at Home Moms vs. 75.2% Working Moms *
  • Work in Westchester County 58.1%, Work in NY (outside Westchester County) 33.4%, Work outside NY state 8.4%
  • $143,906 Median Household Income
  • 25.8% Management, Business and Financial Occupations, 23.5% Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts and Media Occupations

Ardsley, NY: Schools and Buses

Ardsley residents are districted to attend schools in the Ardsley Union Free School district school.  The Ardsley Schools are Concord Road Elementary school (K-4th grade), Ardsley Middle School (Grades 5-8) and Ardsley High School (Grade 9-12).

School bus transportation is available for all Ardsley Union Free District schools.  Elementary school students who live more than 0.6 mile, Middle School students who live more than 1 mile and high school students who live more than 1.5 mile are eligible for school bus transportation.

Transportation to private schools are provided as long as students live less than 15 miles from their private school.  Applications for private school transportation must be received by April 1st.

Ardsley, NY: Housing

  • 37.5% own 2 cars, 29.2% own 3 or more cars
  • 81.5% owner occupied housing and 18.5% renter occupied housing
  • 61.6% of housing built 1940 or earlier

Ardsley, NY: Fastest Metro North Train Commute to NYC

Ardsley does not have a train station, most residents use the Hartsdale station, Scarsdale station or Dobbs Ferry station.  All three station are around 9 minutes drive from Ardsley.

  • Dobbs Ferry to Grand Central is 37 minutes
  • Hartsdale to Grand Central is 36 minutes
  • Scarsdale to Grand Central at 31 minutes

Ardsley, NY: Train Station Parking

Scarsdale Station Parking

Scarsdale annual parking permit is issued on a first come/first served basis.  The year starts July 1st-June 30th.  Existing parking permit holder must renew their permit annually.  Annual Permits not renewed will be sold during the open application process.  There is an annual open application process where completed applications are time-stamped and admitted on a first come/first served basis. Non-residents can only apply to the Freightway Garage with Scarsdale residents given priority.  You can also get a monthly pass at the ProPark America commuter lot at 20 Freightway.  This lot is open to both residents and non-residents.  There is a waitlist of approximately 2-3 months.  Call 914-472-0240 for more information.  If you are looking to park for the day, you can park daily at ProPark, however the lot usually fills up by 9am.

Hartsdale Station Parking

Hartsdale commuter parking permit are only available to residents of the Unicorporated Town of Greenburgh.  Village of Ardsley residents are not eligible to apply for parking permits at the Hartsdale Train station.  However, there are 15 hour pay stations open to non-residents available at Lots B&D.

Dobbs Ferry Station Parking

Dobbs Ferry parking permits are only for Dobbs Ferry residents.  Non-residents can park on the streets adjacent to the Northbound side of the station on Palisade Street and High Street.  There are 12 hours meter parking that accepts cash and credit cards at $1/hour.

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Ardsley, NY: Taxes

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

Source: 2016 American Community Survey and 2010 Census