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 11,466 as of July 1, 2019. 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 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Dobbs Ferry, NY Housing Affordability Index is 78
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Dobbs Ferry, NY Wealth Index is 230
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,466
Population in Households 10,519
Population in Familes 8,800
Population in Group Qrtrs 947
Population Density 4,720
Diversity Index1 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $126,636
Average Household Income $180,854
Per Capita Income $65,471
Wealth Index3 230

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,202 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,939 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 315 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $699,248
Housing Affordability Index2 78
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,141
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,805
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.57% 0.38%
Households 0.65% 0.4%
Families 0.52% 0.33%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Dobbs Ferry, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dobbs Ferry to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 171 86th
Population Density # 147 88th
Diversity Index # 181 85th
Median Household Income # 132 89th
Per Capita Income # 119 90th

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