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The Eastchester had a population of 20,458 as of July 1, 2017. Eastchester ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eastchester is located at latitude 40.9583 and longitude -73.8075 in Bronx County. The formal boundaries for the Eastchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Bronx County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Eastchester (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Eastchester is located within Town of Eastchester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bronx County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eastchester 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 Eastchester: East Chester, Ost Dorp.

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


Total Population 20,458
Daytime Population: Workers 7,819
Daytime Population: Residents 10,471
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,290
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 20,439
Population in Familes 17,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 6,212
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $106,765
Average Household Income $155,534
Per Capita Income $62,203


Total Housing Units 8,525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,544 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,634 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $586,759
Average Home Value $622,066


Total Households 8,178
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,352
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.55%
Households 0.6% 0.54%
Families 0.3% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Eastchester, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eastchester 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 # 80 93rd
Population Density # 96 92nd
Diversity Index # 374 69th
Median Household Income # 185 85th
Per Capita Income # 121 90th

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