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

The community was named after the Manor of Scarsdale, established by Caleb Heathcote, who came from Scarsdale, Derbyshire, England
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Scarsdale. For links to other places called Scarsdale, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Scarsdale is 41.005N. The longitude is -73.785W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,929.


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Median household income
Local
$182,792
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Scarsdale demographic reports
Sir William Howe, British general, set up headquarters here during the Revolutionary War

Transformation from an agricultural community to a metropolitan suburb began with development by the Arthur Suburban Home Company in 1891

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
Scarsdale received national attention for 1980 murder of Herman Tarnower, the "Scarsdale diet doctor," by Jean Harris, former headmistress of the Madeira School for Girls
Well-known residents have included:
· Susan Lucci, soap opera star
· Linda McCartney, photographer and wife of Beatle Paul McCartney
· James Fenimore Cooper, writer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Greenburgh Nature Center, Saxon Woods County Park, Saxon Woods Park
Historic sites and museums: Cudner-Hyatt House
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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10% of Scarsdale residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scarsdale ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scarsdale was $89,907, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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80% of Scarsdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Scarsdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $2,001.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,939.


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Libraries in Scarsdale include Scarsdale Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Scarsdale workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Scarsdale between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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