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Mount Kisco is a village in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.

One tradition says the name derives from Algonquian for "edge of creekland" or "muddy place"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Mount Kisco. For links to other places called Mount Kisco, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Mount Kisco is 41.204N. The longitude is -73.727W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 302 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,035.


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Median household income
Local
$55,420
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Kisco demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Kisco Plain
Founded by Quakers in the 17th century
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1987 movie, "Fatal Attraction"
· 1981 movie, "Ragtime"
· 1997 movie, "In & Out"
Well-known residents have included:
· Michael Eisner, chairman and CEO of Walt Disney
· Bruce Jenner, Olympic athlete
· Bennett Cerf, author, TV panelist and president of Random House
· John Schneider, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Marsh Sanctuary, Leonard Park
Wildlife: Butler Memorial Sanctuary

Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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7% of Mount Kisco residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Kisco ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Kisco was $32,424, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% of Mount Kisco residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mount Kisco, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $846.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,108.


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Libraries in Mount Kisco include Mount Kisco Public Library ... View libraries

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Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Kisco political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Kisco workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Mount Kisco include Holiday Inn.

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