Dobbs Ferry, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dobbs Ferry, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Dobbs Ferry had a population of 11,397 as of July 1, 2017. Dobbs Ferry ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dobbs Ferry is located at latitude 41.01 and longitude -73.8686 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dobbs Ferry (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Village of Dobbs Ferry (GNIS ID: 2391643) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Dobbs Ferry is located within Town of Greenburgh, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dobbs Ferry population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dobbs Ferry: Dobb's Ferry, Greenburgh, New Wales, Weecquaesgunk.


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Dobbs Ferry, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,397
Daytime Population: Workers 4,700
Daytime Population: Residents 5,767
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,467
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 10,444
Population in Familes 8,713
Population in Group Qrtrs 953
Population Density2 4,692
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $122,716
Average Household Income $170,547
Per Capita Income $64,287

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,426 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,693 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $664,718
Average Home Value $715,746
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,119
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,778
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 0.57%
Households 0.75% 0.63%
Families 0.53% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Dobbs Ferry, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dobbs Ferry to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 174 86th
Population Density # 149 88th
Diversity Index # 177 85th
Median Household Income # 112 91st
Per Capita Income # 110 91st

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