Dobbs Ferry, New York

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Population in 2019: 11,027 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 5,657  (51.3%)
Females: 5,370  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 10522.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $151,329 (it was $70,333 in 2000)
Dobbs Ferry:

$151,329
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $77,117 (it was $35,090 in 2000)

Dobbs Ferry village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $695,059 (it was $313,800 in 2000)
Dobbs Ferry:

$695,059
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $867,456; detached houses: $979,456; townhouses or other attached units: $784,322; in 2-unit structures: $608,939; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $300,102; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $496,925

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,001.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dobbs Ferry: 153.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.4%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for other race residents, 1.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dobbs Ferry, NY (2019)
    • 7,70370.0%White alone
    • 1,24611.3%Hispanic
    • 8687.9%Black alone
    • 6666.1%Asian alone
    • 4624.2%Two or more races
    • 240.2%American Indian alone
    • 110.10%Other race alone

Races in Dobbs Ferry detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Dobbs Ferry by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(45.0)
3
(26.8)
1
(8.9)
2
(17.9)
5
(44.8)
9
(82.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
1
(9.0)
3
(26.8)
1
(9.0)
1
(8.9)
2
(18.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(54.1)
6
(53.5)
4
(35.6)
3
(26.8)
2
(17.9)
6
(54.9)
1
(9.1)
2
(18.0)
7
(62.8)
3
(26.8)
3
(27.0)
2
(17.9)
2
(18.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(198.2)
17
(151.7)
16
(142.2)
26
(232.4)
21
(188.3)
17
(155.6)
13
(118.0)
11
(99.1)
13
(116.6)
20
(178.9)
4
(35.9)
6
(53.7)
2
(18.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
109
(982.0)
118
(1,053)
109
(968.8)
144
(1,287)
112
(1,004)
116
(1,062)
89
(807.5)
81
(729.6)
74
(663.6)
71
(635.1)
85
(763.9)
83
(742.3)
38
(345.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(45.0)
3
(26.8)
3
(26.7)
6
(53.6)
2
(17.9)
7
(64.1)
2
(18.1)
4
(36.0)
3
(26.9)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(35.8)
4
(36.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.0)
4
(35.7)
1
(8.9)
3
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index81.180.867.782.871.894.243.845.359.359.241.242.627.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dobbs Ferry, NY

Crime rate in Dobbs Ferry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
New York average:

2.92
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Ancestries: Italian (16.6%), American (15.4%), Irish (8.2%), Russian (3.5%), European (3.2%), Eastern European (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 2.44 square miles.

Population density: 4,516 people per square mile   (average).

Dobbs Ferry, New York map

1,825 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 5.3% Asia, 4.9% Europe).

This village:

16.5%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $10,001 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $10,001 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenburgh, NY (2.2 miles , pop. 86,764).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (11.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Ardsley, NY (1.1 miles ),
Irvington, NY (1.2 miles ),
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY (1.2 miles ),
Greenburgh, NY (1.5 miles ),
Hartsdale, NY (1.8 miles ),
Piermont, NY (1.8 miles ),
Sparkill, NY (1.9 miles ),
Rockleigh borough, NJ (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 73.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,474 (-13.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 977 (16.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 845

Distribution of median household income in Dobbs Ferry, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dobbs Ferry, NY in 2019
Dobbs Ferry satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $341,300
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $323,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $324,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $376,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $365,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $367,900
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $367,900
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $367,900
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $315,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $333,300
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $498,700
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $416,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dobbs Ferry, NY residents
Average permit cost in Dobbs Ferry, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Dobbs Ferry, NY
Historical housing units in Dobbs Ferry, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +705 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in Dobbs Ferry, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.8%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.2%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Private households (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Dobbs Ferry, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Lawyers (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Lawyers (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Dobbs Ferry, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dobbs Ferry, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.293. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.293
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.551. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.551
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.82. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.82
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Dobbs Ferry-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/2006, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Dobbs Ferry village center injured 6 people and caused $12 million in damages.

On 7/12/2006, a category F2 tornado 4.0 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dobbs Ferry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 204.8 miles away from Dobbs Ferry center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 305.4 miles away from Dobbs Ferry center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 242.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 240.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 207.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Westchester County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dobbs Ferry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dobbs Ferry:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AT DOBBS FERRY (provides emergency services, 128 ASHFORD AVENUE)
  • ST CABRINI NURSING HOME (115 BROADWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dobbs Ferry:

  • YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HASTINGS ON HUDSON, NY)
  • ST. AGATHA HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ARDSLEY, NY)
  • ANDRUS ON HUDSON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HASTINGS ON HUDSON, NY)
  • SPRAIN BROOK MANOR N H (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SCARSDALE, NY)
  • RICHMOND CHILDREN'S CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; YONKERS, NY)
  • ST JOHN'S RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; YONKERS, NY)
  • ELDERSERVE LONG TERM HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; YONKERS, NY)

Amtrak stations near Dobbs Ferry:

  • 6 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Dobbs Ferry:

  • 18 miles: Indian Point 2 and 3 in Buchanan, NY.

College/University in Dobbs Ferry:

  • Mercy College (Full-time enrollment: 8,602; Location: 555 Broadway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mercy.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Dobbs Ferry:

  • SUNY Westchester Community College (about 6 miles; Valhalla, NY; Full-time enrollment: 10,278)
  • Nyack College (about 7 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)
  • Iona College (about 8 miles; New Rochelle, NY; FT enrollment: 3,775)
  • Manhattanville College (about 8 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • Manhattan College (about 9 miles; Riverdale, NY; FT enrollment: 3,508)
  • SUNY at Purchase College (about 9 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • The College of New Rochelle (about 10 miles; New Rochelle, NY; FT enrollment: 3,635)

Public high schools in Dobbs Ferry:

Private high school in Dobbs Ferry:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dobbs Ferry:

See full list of schools located in Dobbs Ferry

Library in Dobbs Ferry:

  • DOBBS FERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $676,765; Location: 55 MAIN STREET; 39,961 books; 767 e-books; 4,684 audio materials; 2,394 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 83 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • *Dobbs Ferry Library is now in a new building at 55 Main St. *Park(s) in Dobbs Ferry should include Gould Park on Ashford Ave. (ball fields, playground, picnic area, swimming pools, etc.) and Waterfront Park at the Hudson River, adjacent to the Metro-North Railroad station (benches for admiring beautiful Hudson River views, playground and picnic areas, large grassy area with trees).

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dobbs Ferry: Childrens Village (A), Dobbs Ferry Station (B), Main Hall (C), Mercy Hall (D), Dobbs Ferry Public Library (E), Wetmore Hall (F), Saint Cabrini Nursing Home (G), Dobbs Ferry Fire Department (H), Dobbs Ferry Fire Prevention Ogden Engine Company 1 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dobbs Ferry include: Aldersgate United Methodist Church (A), Dobbs Ferry Lutheran Church (B), Our Lady of Pompeii Church (C), South Presbyterian Church (D), Sacred Heart Church (E), Zion Episcopal Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wickers Creek (A), North Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dobbs Ferry include: Memorial Park (1), Gould Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Mollie Sneden - Centenarian, John A. Wickham, Jr. - Chief of Staff of the Army, Max Greenfield - Actor, Oswald Garrison Villard, Jr. - Radar engineer, Paul Fix - Film actor, Rich Crotty - Politician, Craig Skok - Baseball player, James Poe - Screenwriter, William B. Davidson - Actor.

Westchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Dobbs Ferry in 2010:

  • 298 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 278 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 267 people in college/university student housing
  • 121 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Dobbs Ferry in 2000:

  • 307 people in religious group quarters
  • 238 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 206 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 105 people in other group homes
  • 80 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Dobbs Ferry (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Dobbs Ferry Branch at 12 Ashford Avenue, branch established on 1955/10/31. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Dobbs Ferry:

Marital status in Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Dobbs Ferry:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
New York average:

13.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dobbs Ferry
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dobbs Ferry, NY (based on Westchester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic435,590100
Other75,029114
Mainline Protestant46,854176
Evangelical Protestant28,915209
Black Protestant17,81438
Orthodox5,45816
None339,453-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 417
Westchester County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 904
Here:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.1%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Westchester County:

17.8%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dobbs Ferry:

55.6%
State:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.1%
New York:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Dobbs Ferry:

27.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dobbs Ferry:

17.7%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dobbs Ferry:

9.4%
New York:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dobbs Ferry:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.5%
New York:

33.4%

General health condition:
Dobbs Ferry:

61.4%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Dobbs Ferry:

80.9%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dobbs Ferry, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$256,857$110,0820$0
Solid Waste Management 8$59,281$88,9220$0
Streets and Highways 7$54,310$93,1030$0
Parks and Recreation 6$41,899$83,79818$11,753
Other and Unallocable 6$51,766$103,5323$3,953
Local Libraries 3$17,457$69,82816$14,448
Other Government Administration 3$28,569$114,2767$1,600
Judicial and Legal 2$12,143$72,8583$2,599
Police - Other 2$10,491$62,94614$18,819
Financial Administration 2$15,321$91,9261$554
Fire - Other 0$0 3$483
Totals for Government 67$548,093$98,16665$54,209

Dobbs Ferry government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $718,000 ($65.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $303,000 ($27.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $273,000 ($24.76)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($15.60)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($5.26)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($5.08)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($2.81)
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000 ($1.36)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,812,000 ($436.38)
    Police Protection: $3,819,000 ($346.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,143,000 ($103.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,004,000 ($91.05)
    Regular Highways: $946,000 ($85.79)
    Libraries: $646,000 ($58.58)
    Central Staff Services: $530,000 ($48.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $424,000 ($38.45)
    Financial Administration: $420,000 ($38.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $330,000 ($29.93)
    General Public Buildings: $207,000 ($18.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $176,000 ($15.96)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($10.97)
    Parking Facilities: $105,000 ($9.52)
    Transit Utilities: $35,000 ($3.17)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($1.09)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $809,000 ($73.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $15,000 ($1.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $186,000 ($16.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($2.81)
    General Public Building: $18,000 ($1.63)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($0.63)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.27)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,435,000 ($674.25)

Dobbs Ferry government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $677,000 ($61.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $427,000 ($38.72)
    Other: $66,000 ($5.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $236,000 ($21.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,603,000 ($145.37)
    Other: $200,000 ($18.14)
    Highways: $20,000 ($1.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000 ($33.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000 ($27.02)
    Rents: $49,000 ($4.44)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($1.45)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($0.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $290,000 ($26.30)
    Highways: $139,000 ($12.61)
    General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($6.98)
  • Tax - Property: $12,374,000 ($1122.15)
    Other License: $976,000 ($88.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $450,000 ($40.81)

Dobbs Ferry government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,685,000 ($1331.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,725,000 ($1153.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,960,000 ($177.75)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,585,000 ($143.74)
    Beginning: $1,100,000 ($99.76)

Dobbs Ferry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,718,000 ($155.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,482,000 ($587.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $788,000 ($71.46)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($125,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
New York average:

4.90%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,937 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bronx County, NY  1.06% ($59,595 average AGI)
from New York County, NY  0.73% ($264,722)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($142,178)


5.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($154,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
New York average:

5.85%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,279 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New York County, NY  0.59% ($476,992 average AGI)
to Bronx County, NY  0.57% ($43,856)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.51% ($142,930)
Businesses in Dobbs Ferry, NY
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Stop & Shop1
FedEx3True Value1
Starbucks1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dobbs Ferry:

  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dobbs Ferry:

  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRTN (93.5 FM; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; Owner: HUDSON-WESTCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • WNYK (88.7 FM; NYACK, NY; Owner: NYACK COLLEGE)
  • WARY (88.1 FM; VALHALLA, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dobbs Ferry:

  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dobbs Ferry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.5mTotal length
  • $11,224,000Total costs
  • 121,617Total average daily traffic
  • 4,864Total average daily truck traffic
  • 128,449Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Dobbs Ferry, NY)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 112 Main Street (Lat: 41.015083 Lon: -73.874750), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.1 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQKZ990,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 08/20/2019, Expiration Date: 11/09/2029, Certifier: Robert J Casino, Registrant: Village Of Dobbs Ferry Police, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522, Phone: (914) 693-4923, Fax: (914) 693-2040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dobbs Ferry)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6705E, N6705E, N-6705E, Serial Number: 17272053, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Filippis Fred De, 234 Judson Ave, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$397,00042$405,190107$336,9162$108,5001$258,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$475,0008$427,50021$393,0950$02$484,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$013$333,84673$413,6032$172,5002$244,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$412,0007$344,71427$386,8891$255,0002$527,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$014$488,0712$30,0002$506,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$410,6671$490,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$275,0001$405,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$396,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dobbs Ferry, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dobbs Ferry, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 30. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 73 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Dobbs Ferry, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (85.7%), and Outside Fires (7.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dobbs Ferry, NY
    • 44485.7%Structure Fires
    • 377.1%Outside Fires
    • 295.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 81.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dobbs Ferry, NY
Most common first names in Dobbs Ferry, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary24084.2 years
John9976.2 years
Margaret8283.4 years
Joseph6776.0 years
William6475.7 years
Anna6286.5 years
Helen6283.9 years
Elizabeth5581.4 years
Catherine5384.0 years
Frank5176.0 years
Most common last names in Dobbs Ferry, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2181.2 years
Smith1980.5 years
Sullivan1473.2 years
Murphy1380.2 years
Bucci1369.6 years
Kelly1271.3 years
Pisani1178.5 years
Miller1179.7 years
Depaolo1179.4 years
Grande1179.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dobbs Ferry compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Dobbs Ferry on our top lists:

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  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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