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Pound Ridge is a town in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for an Indian pound on a nearby ridge. The pound, made of saplings, was used to enclose animals
The latitude of Pound Ridge is 41.208N. The longitude is -73.575W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,726.
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10% of Pound Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pound Ridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pound Ridge was $74,914, compared with $21,587 nationally.
71% of Pound Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Pound Ridge include Pound Ridge Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Pound Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $862. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,361.
Libraries in Pound Ridge include Hiram Halle Memorial Library ... View libraries
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pound Ridge political report.
The average commute time for Pound Ridge workers is 42 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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