Pound Ridge, New York

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Population in 2010: 5,104.
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 2,509  (49.2%)
Females: 2,595  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

45.9 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 10576.

Estimated median household income in 2017: over $200,000 (it was $153,208 in 2000)
Pound Ridge:

over $200,000
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $110,386 (it was $74,914 in 2000)

Pound Ridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $605,100 in 2000)
Pound Ridge:

over $1,000,000
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $707,138; detached houses: $829,924; townhouses or other attached units: $565,681; in 2-unit structures: $583,576; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $384,379; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $292,405; mobile homes: $163,146; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $173,979
March 2019 cost of living index in Pound Ridge: 146.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Pound Ridge, NY (2010)
    • 4,61590.4%White alone
    • 2334.6%Hispanic
    • 961.9%Asian alone
    • 881.7%Two or more races
    • 641.3%Black alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

Races in Pound Ridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Pound Ridge by year

Type

2005

2007

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
2
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
1
(19.0)
1
(19.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(58.0)
3
(57.7)
3
(57.3)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.1)
1
(19.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(101.5)
1
(20.0)
7
(141.1)
7
(142.4)
3
(58.0)
15
(288.5)
5
(95.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.9)
4
(76.1)
3
(57.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(264.0)
44
(878.1)
30
(604.8)
90
(1,831)
16
(309.5)
18
(346.2)
34
(649.6)
22
(418.5)
34
(644.5)
27
(514.0)
43
(818.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
2
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)17.740.555.083.228.145.644.126.345.1127.955.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pound Ridge, NY

Crime rate in Pound Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.19
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Italian (16.7%), Irish (14.9%), English (14.4%), German (12.8%), Russian (11.4%), Polish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 22.8 square miles.

Population density: 224 people per square mile   (very low).

Pound Ridge, New York map

453 residents are foreign born (6.0% Europe, 1.6% Latin America, 1.5% Asia).

This town:

9.6%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Pound Ridge town:

1.6% ($9,633)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Stamford, CT (9.4 miles , pop. 117,083).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (29.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Scotts Corners, NY (1.4 miles ),
Bedford, NY (1.8 miles ),
Lewisboro, NY (2.0 miles ),
New Canaan, CT (2.4 miles ),
Bedford Hills, NY (2.5 miles ),
Ridgefield, CT (2.5 miles ),
Katonah, NY (2.6 miles ),
Golden's Bridge, NY (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.21 N, Longitude: 73.58 W

Area code: 914

Distribution of median household income in Pound Ridge, NY in 2017
Pound Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $410,700
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $395,200
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $498,900
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $369,500
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $589,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $483,100
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $571,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $703,200
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $334,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $483,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $2,933,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $816,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,845,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $2,630,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,013,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $2,342,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $2,750,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $863,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $916,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Pound Ridge, NY residents
Average permit cost in Pound Ridge, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Pound Ridge, NY
Historical housing units in Pound Ridge, NY
Most common industries in Pound Ridge, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.5%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (22.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (19.1%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.5%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Pound Ridge, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Lawyers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (6.0%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.6%)
  • Top executives (9.1%)
  • Lawyers (7.6%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Lawyers (6.9%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)

Average climate in Pound Ridge, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pound Ridge, New York average temperatures Pound Ridge, New York average precipitation Pound Ridge, New York humidity Pound Ridge, New York wind speed Pound Ridge, New York snowfall Pound Ridge, New York sunshine Pound Ridge, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 98.4. This is worse than average.

City:

98.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.178. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.178
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pound Ridge-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the Pound Ridge town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pound Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 193.8 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from Pound Ridge 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 142.3 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 188.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 225.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.5 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 (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Pound Ridge:

  • COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES, INC (4 LOWER SHAD ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pound Ridge:

  • FOUR WINDS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KATONAH, NY)
  • SILVER HILL HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; NEW CANAAN, CT)
  • WAVENY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEW CANAAN, CT)
  • COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GOLDENS BRIDGE, NY)
  • NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MOUNT KISCO, NY)
  • DATAHR (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MOUNT KISCO, NY)
  • LOURDES HEALTH CARE CENTER, IN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WILTON, CT)

Amtrak stations near Pound Ridge:

  • 12 miles: STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 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 Pound Ridge:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pound Ridge:

  • Norwalk Community College (about 10 miles; Norwalk, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,085)
  • SUNY at Purchase College (about 13 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • Manhattanville College (about 15 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College (about 15 miles; Valhalla, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 16 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,345)
  • Fairfield University (about 18 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 18 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)

Public elementary/middle school in Pound Ridge:

See full list of schools located in Pound Ridge

Library in Pound Ridge:

  • POUND RIDGE LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $518,447; Location: 271 WESTCHESTER AVENUE; 52,662 books; 767 e-books; 4,893 audio materials; 2,214 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 125 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pound Ridge: Meads Corner (A), Murphy's Corner (B), High Ridge Country Club (C), Rockrimmon Country Club (D), Hiram Halle Memorial Library (E), Pound Ridge Museum  (F), Pound Ridge Town Hall (G), Pound Ridge Volunteer Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Avery Cemetery (1), Round Ridge Cemetery (2), Waterbury Cemetery (3), Sarles Cemetery (4), Ayers Cemetery (5), Brown Cemetery (6), Miller Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Highland Lake (A), Robin Hood Lake (B), Mallard Lake (C), Siscowit Reservoir (D), Trinity Lake (E), Gilmore Pond (F), Blue Heron Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Waccabuc River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Pound Ridge include: Halle Ravine Preserve (1), Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ali MacGraw - Actress, Samuel D. Lockwood - Judge, Melissa Claire Egan - Actor.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pound Ridge and their reported violations in the past:

INN AT POUND RIDGE (Address: 258 Westchester Ave , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
POUND RIDGE TOWN PARK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
SAMUEL PARKERS COUNTRY MARKET (Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

79.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.7%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.6%
Whole state:

7.4%
20 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
26 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Pound Ridge (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Pound Ridge Branch at Westchester Avenue, branch established on 1959/09/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Pound Ridge Branch at 56 Westchester Avenue, branch established on 1976/09/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Pound Ridge:

Marital status in Pound Ridge, NY
  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 71.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

For population 25 years and over in Pound Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pound Ridge, 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
This county:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Westchester County:

7.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.1%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
State:

15.6%

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 Pound Ridge, NY
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Strongest AM radio stations in Pound Ridge:

  • 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.)
  • WVIP (1310 AM; 5 kW; MT. KISCO, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pound Ridge:

  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSLX (91.9 FM; NEW CANAAN, CT; Owner: ST. LUKE'S FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEFX (95.9 FM; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKHL (96.7 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WEDW-FM (88.5 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARY (88.1 FM; VALHALLA, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Pound Ridge:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W27CD (Channel 27; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Pound Ridge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Pound Ridge fatal accident list:

Oct 27, 2011 04:44 PM, Sr-137, Old Snake Hill Rd, Lat: 41.182592, Lon: -73.567506, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 2010 05:30 PM, Sr-121, Lat: 41.250031, Lon: -73.617217, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 2001 08:56 PM, Sr-124, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 10, 2000 01:30 PM, Sr-137, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 4, 1997 03:20 PM, Longrdg Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1979 10:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.3mTotal length
  • $3,606,000Total costs
  • 5,379Total average daily traffic
  • 256Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Westchester Ave (Lat: 41.191750 Lon: -73.551500), Call Sign: KRP947, Licensee ID: L00122117,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/1995, Expiration Date: 12/03/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2001, Registrant: Pound Ridge Lions Ambulance Corp Inc, Pound Ridge, NY 10576, Phone: (914) 764-5225
  • Call Sign: WPUD862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.420 MHz, 151.190 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.415 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2011, Expiration Date: 02/12/2022, Certifier: David Ryan, Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates Inc., 16111 Se 106th Avenue, Suite 100, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • 89 Westchester Avenue 10576 (Lat: 41.191778 Lon: -73.554028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WPUL315,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.350 MHz, 46.2600 MHz, 453.975 MHz, 33.9600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2012, Expiration Date: 03/26/2022, Certifier: Hunter S Buckbee, Registrant: Northeastern Communications, 7 Great Hill Rd, Naugatuck, CT 06770, Phone: (203) 575-9008, Email:
  • Lat: 41.212389 Lon: -73.577056, Call Sign: WQHD666,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, 466.587 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2017, Expiration Date: 07/06/2027, Certifier: Will Heinz, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ADAMS LANE, 29 Adams Ln (Lat: 41.222750 Lon: -73.571667), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQWX577,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2015, Expiration Date: 12/17/2025, Certifier: Adam S Epstein, Registrant: County Of Westchester, 148 Martine Avenue, Rm B-18-B, White Plains, NY 10601, Phone: (914) 995-6375, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pound Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pound Ridge)

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 fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of fires - 37 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Pound Ridge, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.4%), and Outside Fires (28.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pound Ridge, NY
    • 15361.4%Structure Fires
    • 7128.5%Outside Fires
    • 156.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 104.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pound Ridge, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pound Ridge, NY
  • 88.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pound Ridge, NY
  • 78.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Electricity


Pound Ridge compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 (10576) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #84 (10576) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #97 (10576) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 1,000+)"
  • #101 (10576) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #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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