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Scarsdale, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Scarsdale had a population of 17,715 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Scarsdale is located at latitude 40.992 and longitude -73.7806 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Scarsdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Village of Scarsdale (GNIS ID: 2391120) 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 Scarsdale is located within Town of Scarsdale, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scarsdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Scarsdale, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,715
Population in Households 17,689
Population in Familes 16,740
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 2,660
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $330,023
Per Capita Income $103,553


Total Housing Units 5,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,000 (86.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 556 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $1,544,039
Average Home Value $1,570,290


Total Households 5,556
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 4,892
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 0.38% 0.39%
Households 0.31% 0.33%
Families 0.25% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.45%

Scarsdale, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scarsdale 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 # 106 91st
Population Density # 324 73rd
Diversity Index # 315 74th
Median Household Income # 8 98th
Per Capita Income # 4 100th

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