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Pelham
  • 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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Pelham is a suburb of New York City with a population of 12,510. Pelham is in Westchester County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Pelham offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pelham there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Pelham and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Pelham are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$786,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,869
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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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
    43.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    43.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    593.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    14.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Pelham

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$157,143
National
$62,843

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