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 261st largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Bronxville was built prior to World War II, 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 93.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bronxville is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bronxville who work in management occupations (22.28%), sales jobs (16.13%), and business and financial occupations (9.95%).
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: 11.59% 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.
Because of many things, Bronxville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bronxville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bronxville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bronxville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Bronxville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bronxville, the average commute to work is 39.40 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of Bronxville’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Even though Bronxville is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, Bronxville is a pretty powerful place. 75.12% 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 $119,050, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $476,200 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, Italian, German, English, and Scottish.
In addition, Bronxville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.69%).
The most common language spoken in Bronxville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.