Dobbs Ferry, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Dobbs Ferry, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Dobbs Ferry had a population of 11,516 as of July 1, 2018. 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 41.0145 and longitude -73.8726 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 11,516
Population in Households 10,563
Population in Familes 8,880
Population in Group Qrtrs 953
Population Density2 4,741
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $132,644
Average Household Income $182,119
Per Capita Income $68,221


Total Housing Units 4,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,298 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,850 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $685,890
Average Home Value $803,144


Total Households 4,148
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,809
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.7% 0.61%
Households 0.75% 0.6%
Families 0.6% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

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, 2018 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 # 172 86th
Population Density # 148 88th
Diversity Index # 181 85th
Median Household Income # 102 92nd
Per Capita Income # 102 92nd

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