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Dobbs Ferry
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Dobbs Ferry is a suburb of New York City with a population of 11,070. Dobbs Ferry is in Westchester County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Dobbs Ferry offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Dobbs Ferry there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Dobbs Ferry and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Dobbs Ferry are highly rated.

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About Dobbs Ferry...
Population
11,070

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$671,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,918
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    18.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    18.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    345.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    36.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Dobbs Ferry

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$143,462
National
$62,843

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