Bronxville is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,656 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bronxville is the 261st largest community in New York. Bronxville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Bronxville home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Bronxville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bronxville is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 93.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bronxville is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bronxville who work in management occupations (22.28%), sales jobs (16.13%), and business and financial occupations (9.95%).
Of important note, Bronxville is also a village of artists. Bronxville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bronxville’s character.
Also of interest is that Bronxville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Bronxville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.59% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Bronxville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bronxville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bronxville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Bronxville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bronxville, the average commute to work is 39.40 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of Bronxville’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Even though Bronxville is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, Bronxville is a pretty powerful place. 75.12% of the adults in Bronxville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Bronxville in 2018 was $119,050, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $476,200 for a family of four.
Bronxville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Bronxville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bronxville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bronxville include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Scottish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bronxville's cultural character, accounting for 15.69% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bronxville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.