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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Scarsdale is a suburb of New York City with a population of 17,684. Scarsdale is in Westchester County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Scarsdale offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Scarsdale tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Scarsdale are highly rated.
About Scarsdale...
Population
17,684

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,318,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%

Scarsdale Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    11
    283
  • Murder
    6
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    211
    500
  • Theft
    621
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    17
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$250,001
National
$55,322
Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    57%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Scarsdale is a very small town. Everyone is treated like family and is always there when you need some support; whether it’s dealing with school, or personal relationships someone is always there to help you get through personal storms.
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This is a very nice suburb of New York City. Overall, the town is very safe. There are many things to do in the town and the surrounding towns and cities are lively. People here are very involved in their community and the public schools are great. Scarsdale is generally a very liberal area.
Scarsdale is a nicely sized suburban community within commuting distance from New York City. The town is beautiful with homes ranging from mansions to small single family houses. The town boasts excellent public schools and a large Jewish community. People can be very demanding as the town has many wealthy residents.