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Population (2010 census): 77,062 over 13.2 square miles
Median Age: 38.4
Median Income: $67,094
% of Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 40.9%
% Households with Children Under 18: 34%
New Rochelle is known as the Queen City of the Sound, with 9.3 miles of waterfront along the Long Island Sound. The city is not just a suburb like most of Westchester. In New Rochelle you will also find one of the largest downtowns in Westchester, high rises and newly built condos, and waterfront developments. New Roc City, a 1.2 million square foot entertainment, retail, and residential complex, is a major part of the downtown development.
The population in New Rochelle is quite diverse. It has led to a larger number of ethnic restaurants in the city. To enjoy the beauty and nature of New Rochelle, you can visit any of the five waterfront parks. You can enjoy the scenery, fishing, marinas and beaches. In all, the City of New Rochelle maintains over 270 acres of parkland.
Located just North of the Bronx border, New Rochelle is great for commuting to New York City. New Rochelle is located 16 miles North of midtown NYC. The metro North station is on the New Haven line, and also accommodates Amtrak. The ride to Grand Central Station is around 30 minutes.
Students in New Rochelle attend schools in the New Rochelle School District.
There are also private and parochial schools in New Rochelle. It includes the Thornton-Donovan School, The Ursuline School, Iona Grammer School, Iona Prepatory High School, Hudson Country Montessori School, Salesian High School, Blessed Sacrament, and St. Gabriels High School.
Click here for more information about the New Rochelle City School District, and more information about all Westchester school districts.
There is a large variety of housing choices in New Rochelle. Being a city, you will find many apartment buildings and condos. There are also some exclusive, gated communities with large single family homes in New Rochelle.
37.9% of the homes in New Rochelle are detached single family homes, and 3.9% are attached single family homes. The rest of the properties are multifamily homes and condo and apartment buildings.
Approximately 49.9% of the homes in New Rochelle are owner-occupied, and 50.1% are being rented. The zip codes in New Rochelle include 10804, 10801, 10805, 10583.
In 2014, there were 327 single family homes sold according to the Hudson Gateway MLS. The median sales price was $640,000 and the average days on market was 111 days. 58 condos were sold at a median sales price of $470,000, and 135 coops were sold at a median sales price of $138,000.
City of New Rochelle NY website: www.newrochelleny.com
Downtown New Rochelle NY website: www.newrochelledowntown.com