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

The community was named after Jeremiah (or Jan) Dobbs, who began operating a ferry here in 1698.

The latitude of Dobbs Ferry is 41.014N. The longitude is -73.873W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 210 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,041.


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Median household income
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$70,333
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dobbs Ferry demographic reports
Dobbs Ferry is on the Hudson River.
Former and merged names include:
· Livingston's Landing
· Greenburgh
Older homes are known for their Vermont slate roofs.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Unfaithful"
Nearby parks & recreation: Old Croton Aqueduct Trailway
Historic sites and museums: Estherwood Mansion
Colleges and universities: Mercy College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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8% of Dobbs Ferry residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dobbs Ferry ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dobbs Ferry was $35,090, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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51% of Dobbs Ferry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dobbs Ferry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $843.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,449.


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Libraries in Dobbs Ferry include Dobbs Ferry Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Dobbs Ferry workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dobbs Ferry between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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