Population (2010 census): 6,486 over 0.6 square miles
Median Age: 38.4
Median Income: $81,833
% of Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 53.9%
% Households with Children Under 18: 29.4%
Tuckahoe is a village within the Town of Eastchester, just 20 miles North of New York City. Although only 0.6 square mile in size, Tuckahoe has its distinct qualities compared to its neighbors: it is not as urban as Yonkers to the West, and its downtown is more functional compared to being upscale, like Bronxville, 2 miles to its South.
Due to its small size, almost everything is walkable in the village. There is a downtown area with small, local shops and restaurants. The library and community center is located on the main street. A farmer's market is held in Depot Square in the summer, and the village organizes annual Columbus Day and July 4th festivities to bring together the community.
Within Tuckahoe, you will find the Parkway Oval, a 14-acre park along the Bronx River. There are sports fields and playground. You also have access to the South County Trail, a trail for walks and biking along the river.
Another popular town recreation is the Lake Isle Country Club in the town of Eastchester, which is open for membership to Tuckahoe residents. The country club provides swimming pools, tennis courts, and a golf course.
Tuckahoe is conveniently located just 30 minutes North of New York City, making it a popular choice for commuters. Tuckahoe provides a variety of housing choices of residents. 30% of the homes in Tuckahoe are detached single family homes. Closer to the train stations, streets are hilly, and the homes are situated on smaller lots. As you go farther from downtown, you will find more spacious, beautifully maintained homes.
You will find plenty of condos and coops within walking distance to the train stations in Tuckahoe. The prices are much more affordable than what you will find in New York City, and are also a little lower than nearby Bronxille and Scarsdale, while offering great schools and a safe neighborhood. Some of the communities include amenities like club house, fitness centers, swimming pools and tennis courts.
Some facts regarding Tuckahoe real estate (All data from the US Census):
In 2014, there were 32 single family homes sold in Tuckahoe according to the Hudson Gateway MLS. The median sales price was $665,000 and the average days on market was 99 days. 19 condos were sold at a median price of $390,000, and 10 coops were sold at $161,500.
There are plenty of condos and coop communities in Tuckahoe NY. Some of the more popular communities are:
There are two train stations, Tuckahoe and Crestwood. Many homes in the village are walkable to one of the stations. The train ride to Grand Central Station is around 30-40 minutes.
Tuckahoe has easy access to the rest of the county and New York via the Bronx River Parkway, Sprain Brook Parkway, and the Cross County Parkway.
Students from Tuckahoe may go to Tuckahoe, Eastchester or Yonkers schools. The Tuckahoe Union Free School District has an enrollment of about 1,100, and consists of an elementary, middle and high school.
Please visit our Westchester School Districts page to find out more about all the school districts in the county.
The Town of Eastchester NY: www.eastchester.org
The Vilage of Tuckahoe NY: www.tuckahoe.com
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