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

The latitude of Briarcliff Manor is 41.145N. The longitude is -73.824W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 249 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,906.


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$133,272
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Briarcliff Manor is on the Hudson River.
Former and merged names include:
· Whitson
Once part of the vast landholdings of Frederick Philipse. The Philipses, loyal to the crown, lost their land after the Revolution.

New York City businessman Walter Law bought land here in the 1890s, calling it "Briarcliff Farms." His friend, industrialist Andrew Carnegie, dubbed him "Laird of Briarcliff Manor" and the name stuck.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, Rockefeller State Preserve
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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9% of Briarcliff Manor residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Briarcliff Manor ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Briarcliff Manor was $58,646, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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72% of Briarcliff Manor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Briarcliff Manor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,057.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,027.


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

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The average commute time for Briarcliff Manor workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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