Neighborhood Profile: Bronxville Heights

Bronxville Heights is a suburban neighborhood in Yonkers, New York.  Its borders are roughly I-87 on the west, Tuckahoe Road on the south, just west of Central Park Avenue on the east (excluding the condo and co-op buildings on that thoroughfare), and the northern city limits of Yonkers, just south of Jackson Road. It includes the Grassy Sprain Reservoir, parkland surrounding the reservoir, and Ridge Hill Shopping Center and residential complex.

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One of the condominium residences at Ridge Hill. Photo: allwestchestercountyrealestate.com

The median real estate price in Bronxville Heights is $541,484, which is more expensive than 69.3% of the neighborhoods in New York and 89.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Real estate in the area is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bronxville Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.  Demand for real estate in Bronxville Heights is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

The Bronxville Heights neighborhood has more Italian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America. 40.8% of this neighborhood’s residents have Italian ancestry and 13.4% have Puerto Rican ancestry.  Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Bronxville Heights is among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood has a higher income than 91.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, the area has a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 84.2% of America’s neighborhoods.

44.2% of the area’s working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.4%), and 8.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The greatest number of commuters in Bronxville Heights neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. Here most residents (75.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.8%) and 8.2% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Bronxville Heights clearly has a lot to offer the homebuyer in Westchester.

Source:  NeighborhoodScout.com

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