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Encyclopedia > Greenville, Westchester County, New York

Greenville is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) (CDP) located in the unincorporated portion of the town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York. The population was 8,648 at the 2000 census. The definitions of the political subdivisions of the state of New York differ from those in certain other countries or even various other U.S. states, leading to misunderstandings regarding the governmental nature of an area. ... The definitions of the political subdivisions of the state of New York differ from those in certain other countries or even various other U.S. states, leading to misunderstandings regarding the governmental nature of an area. ... The definitions of the political subdivisions of the state of New York differ from those in certain other countries or even various other U.S. states, leading to misunderstandings regarding the governmental nature of an area. ... Greenburgh is a town located in Westchester County, New York. ... Westchester County is a primarily suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ...


Residents popularly refer to the Greenville area as "Edgemont." Greenville is essentially conterminous with both the Greenville Fire District and the Edgemont Union Free School District.


According to the New York Times: The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ...

Occupying a hilly pocket between the Sprain Brook Parkway to the west and the Bronx River Parkway to the east, Edgemont's Tudor and classic colonials (a few dating back to the 18th century) are about 22 miles from Midtown Manhattan, making it an appealing choice for commuters.[1]

Greenville is primarily known for its public schools and other attractions such as the Central Avenue shopping district and the Greenburgh Nature Center, a 33-acre woodland preserve.[2]

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Postal Address

Greenville is divided between two ZIP codes: 10530 (Hartsdale, New York) and 10583 (Scarsdale, New York). Both ZIP codes encompass significant area outside of Greenville as well. While the bulk of Greenville lies within the Scarsdale zip code, none of Greenville is part of the village of Scarsdale. According to a local real estate broker, "Edgemont is smaller and more intimate than Scarsdale".[3] Mr. ... Hartsdale is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York. ... Scarsdale redirects here. ...


Schools

Greenville is known for its public schools, the Edgemont Union Free School District. The Edgemont School District consists of three schools: Edgemont Junior/Senior High School, Greenville Elementary School and Seely Place Elementary School. Each elementary school has students from kindergarten through 6th grade. Edgemont Junior/Senior High School, which sits on an 80-acre campus, contains students from grades 7 through 12. Edgemont High School is a high school in Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York. ...


In Newsweek magazine's 2007 ranking of public high schools nationwide, Edgemont was ranked first in Westchester County and 41st nationwide.[4][5] Similarly, in Newsweek's 2006 public high school listings Edgemont was ranked second in Westchester County and 56th nationwide. The magazine's 2005 listings ranked Edgemont first in Westchester County and 26th in the nation.[6] Similarly, in Westchester Magazine's 2005 rankings of public schools (the most recent time the magazine ranked schools on any criteria other than income), Edgemont was ranked first of 44 public schools in the county.[7] In addition, in 1999, U.S. News & World Report named Edgemont as one of its "examples of excellence" for a suburban public school.[8]. The Newsweek logo Newsweek is a weekly news magazine published in New York City and distributed throughout the United States and internationally. ... U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...


Notable People

People associated with Edgemont:

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Geography

Greenville is located at 40°59′56″N, 73°49′13″W (40.998977, -73.820147),GR1 in the southeast corner of the Town of Greenburgh.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.6 km² (2.9 mi²). 7.6 km² (2.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.34% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Greenville is bordered to the east by the Bronx River (which separates it from Scarsdale Village), to the south by Yonkers, to the west by Ardsley, and to the north by the rest of unincorporated Greenburgh. Bronx River in Westchester County, NY The Bronx River is a river, approximately 24 mi (38 km) long, in southeast New York in the United States. ... Yonkers, just north of New York City in Westchester County, is the fourth largest city in the U.S. state of New York, with a population of 196,086 (according to the 2000 census). ... Map of Ardsley, New York Ardsley is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 8,648 people, 3,368 households, and 2,377 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,143.5/km² (2,964.1/mi²). There were 3,490 housing units at an average density of 461.5/km² (1,196.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.71% White, 2.41% African American, 0.07% Native American, 19.75% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.22% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 3,368 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.08. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $93,421, and the median income for a family was $133,108. Males had a median income of $89,226 versus $50,155 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $61,785. About 1.2% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

Coordinates: 40.998977° N 73.820147° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

References

  1. ^ "If You're Thinking of Living In/Edgemont; Like Neighboring Scarsdale, but Different", New York Times, November 23, 2003
  2. ^ Greenburgh Nature Center web site
  3. ^ "If You're Thinking of Living In Edgemont; Like Neighboring Scarsdale, but Different", New York Times, November 23, 2003
  4. ^ "Edgemont tops local high schools in Newsweek rankings", The Journal News, May 27, 2007
  5. ^ "Ratings Diss for City HS's" by Eric Lendowitz, New York Post, May 21, 2007
  6. ^ "The Complete List of the 1,200 Top U.S. Schools", Newsweek Magazine, May 2007
  7. ^ "2005 High School Report Card", Westchester Magazine
  8. ^ " If You're Thinking of Living In Edgemont; Like Neighboring Scarsdale, but Different", p. 2, New York Times, November 23, 2003
  9. ^ Profile of Burson from Burson-Marsteller
  10. ^ "Bruce Lefkowitz: Still the guy with big numbers", The Journal News, Aug. 1, 2006, by Joe Lombardi.
  11. ^ Profile of Markowitz on Vermont Secretary of State web site. (Note: this contains no reference to Edgemont.)

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