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Population (Census 2010): 33,559 over 16.3 square miles
Median Age: 44.2
Median Income: $119,993
% of Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 55.7%
% Households with Children Under 18: 38.8%
New City NY is located at the heart of Clarkstown, and the heart of Rockland County. It serves as both the town seat of Clarkstown, and the county seat of Rockland County.
The downtown area of New City attracts many workers and visitors every day. There has been some revitalization efforts going on in the downtown area to make it more attractive as a center of shopping and entertainment. However, the downtown area is a combination of strip malls, which makes it hard to build up nightlife or a charming vibe.
With the quaint riverfront villages of Nyack and Piermont competing for dining and entertainment, and the large Palisades Mall competing for shopping, New City is a harder sell as a vibrant district. Both Nyack and the Palisades Mall are only a few minutes drive away.
Rockland County Court House
New City downtown area
However, New City NY is considered a desirable place to live, and Clarkstown is often ranked as one of the best places to live in the US. Most people live in New City because it is a peaceful, affluent suburb. The schools are highly regarded, and there are many recreation options in the area. Most of the homes in New City are well maintained, with several neighborhoods with luxury homes over $1 million. New City is home to a number of parks and trails, and driving around town you will often get beautiful lake views.
Over 83.2% of the properties in New City are detached single family homes. You will also find a few townhouses and condos in New City. Most of the homes were built between 1950-1980, which was when the area became a popular suburb of New York City, after the opening of the Tappan Zee Bridge in 1955.
Some of the facts regarding New City real estate (All data from the US Census):
Some of the neighborhoods of New City include:
In 2014, there were 224 single family homes sold in New City. The median sales price was $460,000 and the average days on the market was 102 days. Among all the homes for sale in New City in 2014, below is a range of how much the single family homes sold for:
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New City is located around 32 miles North of New York City, West of Congers, and North of Nanuet. To travel to New York City, you can cross the Hudson River on the Tappan Zee Bridge, or the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey. Without traffic, the drive would take as little as 50 minutes.
For public transportation, there are buses, ferries, trains and subways that connect New City to New York City. The most complicated part of the commute is crossing the Hudson River. Check out our Commute Guide for more details on the transportation details.
Students in New City belong to the Clarkstown School District. The school district is highly regarded and one of the best in Rockland County. Click here for more information about the Clarkstown Central School District, and more information about all Rockland County school districts.
Some of the popular restaurants in New City include (I have not eaten at most of these places; these are places that I found on yelp):
There are a lot of parks and recreation options for New City residents. They include the following:
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