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Scarsdale, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $1,427,716 (it was $691,400 in 2000)
Scarsdale:

$1,427,716
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $982,013 - $2,133,615

Scarsdale,NY index of house prices

Total population: 17,729 (All urban)

Houses: 5,807 (5,643 occupied: 5,053 owner occupied, 531 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

10%
State:

46%

Housing density: 875 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $1,112,973.

Median contract rent in 2017: over $2,000


Median gross rent in Scarsdale, NY in 2017: over $2,000

Housing units in Scarsdale with a mortgage: 3,101 (44 second mortgage, 637 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,957

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $268,081

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $222,957

Median monthly housing costs: $3,864


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Scarsdale, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1941

Median year apartment built: 1941

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,946
  • In family households: 17,101 (3,011 male householders, 1,973 female householders)
    4,717 spouses, 6,780 children (6,579 natural, 140 adopted, 62 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 352 parents, 58 other relatives, 165 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 800 (202 male householders (153 living alone)), 458 female householders (409 living alone)), 140 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 30

Size of family households: 1,801 2-persons, 828 3-persons, 1,476 4-persons, 585 5-persons, 235 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 561 1-person, 78 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 8 6-persons.

5,238 married couples with children.
205 single-parent households (7 men, 198 women).

74.3% of residents of Scarsdale speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
9.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
9.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 4,180 (23.3%)
(55.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

9.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

7.4
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Scarsdale, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Scarsdale, New York
  • 8no bedroom
  • 951 bedroom
  • 1032 bedrooms
  • 8673 bedrooms
  • 1,7814 bedrooms
  • 2,3135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scarsdale, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scarsdale, New York
  • 0no bedroom
  • 911 bedroom
  • 492 bedrooms
  • 1283 bedrooms
  • 1844 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Scarsdale in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scarsdale in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 98no vehicle
  • 9901 vehicle
  • 2,6712 vehicles
  • 9663 vehicles
  • 2394 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Scarsdale in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scarsdale in renter-occupied apartments
  • 86no vehicle
  • 2531 vehicle
  • 1572 vehicles
  • 273 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scarsdale, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scarsdale, New York
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 653 rooms
  • 504 rooms
  • 1365 rooms
  • 3756 rooms
  • 5507 rooms
  • 7228 rooms
  • 3,1739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scarsdale, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scarsdale, New York
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 623 rooms
  • 504 rooms
  • 395 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 1027 rooms
  • 1478 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Scarsdale, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Scarsdale, NY in 2017
  • 46Less than $10,000
  • 77$10,000 to $19,999
  • 101$20,000 to $29,999
  • 89$30,000 to $39,999
  • 92$40,000 to $49,999
  • 104$50,000 to $59,999
  • 118$60,000 to $74,999
  • 211$75,000 to $99,999
  • 378$100,000 to $124,999
  • 307$125,000 to $149,999
  • 411$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,010$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Scarsdale, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Scarsdale, NY in 2017
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 17$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 23$200,000 to $249,999
  • 36$250,000 to $299,999
  • 66$300,000 to $399,999
  • 37$400,000 to $499,999
  • 375$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,015$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,582$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 767$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,504$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Scarsdale, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scarsdale, NY in 2017
  • 10$500 to $549
  • 7$650 to $699
  • 31$750 to $799
  • 3$800 to $899
  • 9$1,250 to $1,499
  • 31$1,500 to $1,999
  • 68$2,000 to $2,499
  • 101$2,500 to $2,999
  • 126$3,000 to $3,499
  • 95$3,500 or more
  • 50No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 37.0%
Number of people working at home: 834 (10.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 88
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 245
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 543
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 529
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 529
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 257
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 506
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 161
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 283
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,420
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,279
  • 90 or more minutes: 409
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Scarsdale

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,456 (64%)
  • Carpooled: 674 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 334 (5%)
  • Subway or elevated: 215 (3%)
  • Railroad: 182 (3%)
  • Taxi: 51 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 70 (1%)
  • Walked: 179 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 834 (12%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.5%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 75.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.0%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Scarsdale, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1,1642010 or later
  • 8692000 to 2009
  • 8861990 to 1999
  • 5861980 to 1989
  • 4681970 to 1979
  • 688Before 1970
Ancestries in Scarsdale, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 1,062 (10.3%)
  • Eastern European: 882 (8.6%)
  • Italian: 696 (6.8%)
  • European: 477 (4.6%)
  • Russian: 423 (4.1%)
  • German: 339 (3.3%)
  • Polish: 313 (3.0%)
  • Irish: 258 (2.5%)
  • British: 191 (1.9%)
  • Hungarian: 170 (1.6%)
  • Greek: 158 (1.5%)
  • French: 107 (1.0%)
  • English: 102 (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 65 (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 61 (0.6%)
  • Canadian: 56 (0.5%)
  • Brazilian: 56 (0.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 54 (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 54 (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 46 (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 38 (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 35 (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 33 (0.3%)
  • Jamaican: 33 (0.3%)
  • Turkish: 28 (0.3%)
  • Australian: 23 (0.2%)
  • Israeli: 21 (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 20 (0.2%)
  • Bahamian: 20 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 19 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 17 (0.2%)
  • South African: 16 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 14 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Ghanaian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 12 (0.1%)
  • Moroccan: 9 (0.09%)
  • Swiss: 9 (0.09%)
  • Czech: 8 (0.08%)
  • Norwegian: 8 (0.08%)
  • Iraqi: 6 (0.06%)
  • Yugoslavian: 4 (0.04%)
  • Lebanese: 2 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Scarsdale:

16.4% (687)
New York:

8.9% (401,276)

India
Scarsdale:

9.3% (389)
New York:

3.6% (160,779)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Scarsdale:

7.5% (314)
New York:

0.7% (30,185)

France
Scarsdale:

4.7% (198)
New York:

0.6% (26,608)

Canada
Scarsdale:

4.0% (166)
New York:

1.3% (56,143)

Israel
Scarsdale:

3.6% (151)
New York:

0.7% (31,630)

Japan
Scarsdale:

3.2% (133)
New York:

0.7% (30,496)

Colombia
Scarsdale:

2.8% (118)
New York:

2.3% (103,694)

Brazil
Scarsdale:

2.8% (117)
New York:

0.5% (24,642)

Italy
Scarsdale:

2.6% (108)
New York:

2.2% (97,617)

Korea
Scarsdale:

2.2% (94)
New York:

2.1% (94,619)

Switzerland
Scarsdale:

2.2% (91)
New York:

0.1% (5,479)

South Africa
Scarsdale:

2.1% (88)
New York:

0.1% (6,263)

Taiwan
Scarsdale:

2.0% (85)
New York:

0.7% (32,649)

Germany
Scarsdale:

1.8% (74)
New York:

1.0% (46,806)

England
Scarsdale:

1.7% (71)
New York:

0.6% (25,684)

Greece
Scarsdale:

1.5% (63)
New York:

0.7% (30,259)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,533
  • Other state: 2,900
  • Northeast: 1,278
  • Midwest: 504
  • South: 545
  • West: 595

91.8% of Scarsdale residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76.8% lived in New York.


Scarsdale:

91.8%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 33
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 25
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 114
  • Less than 1 year of college: 20
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 108
  • Associate degree: 104
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,498
  • Master's degree: 1,597
  • Professional school degree: 1,664
  • Doctorate degree: 340
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 44
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 21
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 317
  • Less than 1 year of college: 66
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 220
  • Associate degree: 121
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,951
  • Master's degree: 1,988
  • Professional school degree: 901
  • Doctorate degree: 341
Educational Attainment for Females
Scarsdale marital status for males
Scarsdale marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,488
  • One, attached: 26
  • Two: 6
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • 10 to 19: 62
  • 20 to 49: 108
  • 50 or more: 89
  • Mobile homes: 3
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Scarsdale
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scarsdale, NY
  • 77.5%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scarsdale, NY
  • 60.0%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 310
Here:

11.5%
New York:

13.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

7.7%
New York:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 331
Here:

59.7%
New York:

33.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability