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Eastchester is a town in Westchester County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Eastchester. For links to other places called Eastchester, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Eastchester is 40.887N. The longitude is -73.833W.

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

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 31,318.


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Median household income
Local
$78,224
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Eastchester demographic reports
Eastchester is on the Bronx and Hutchinson rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Ost Dorp
Marble quarries were an important industry in the early 1800s.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Isle Park
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Eastchester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westchester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10709 ZIP code.

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8% of Eastchester residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eastchester ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eastchester was $49,941, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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52% of Eastchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Eastchester include Bronx River Parkway Reservation, Lawrence Park Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Eastchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $988.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,857.


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Libraries in Eastchester include Bronxville Public Library, Eastchester Public Library, Tuckahoe Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Eastchester workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Eastchester between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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