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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
About Chestnut Ridge...
Population
8,096

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$433,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,556
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
Home Security Options for Chestnut Ridge
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  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$96,146
National
$55,322
Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Generally you get the diversity of all four seasons, so a rainy spring, a hot summer, a cool fall and a cold and snowy winter. Weather doesn't really impact your life around here, for the most part, the towns are pretty good about keeping up with problems that occur if they do. Sometimes we get severe storms, like Sandy, happened a few years ago and we've had some bad winter storms in our history. Around here it's important you have summer clothes and winter clothes. So shorts and t-shirts to heavy winter coats. Also a rain jacket is an essential around here as well.
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The neighborhood where I lived for most of my life is amazing. It had woodlands and streams and everyone in the community knew each other. I could walk safely through the neighborhoods and always have a friend to be with.
The town is really small, but neighboring towns offer a ton of options without having to travel more than ten minutes. The Palisades Mall and the Shops at Nanuet, along with the Rockland Plaza all offer tons of stores and restaurants. Nothing is inconvenient to get to and I've never had a problem with finding something I needed.