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

The community was named for a large elm tree growing here.

The latitude of Elmsford is 41.055N. The longitude is -73.82W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 177 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,723.


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Median household income
Local
$61,685
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elmsford demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Hall's Corners
· Storm's Bridge
Elmsford lays claim to being the birthplace of the cocktail. During the 18th century, a barmaid at a local tavern is said to have garnished drinks with the tail feathers of chickens.
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "8MM"
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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6% of Elmsford residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elmsford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elmsford was $28,791, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Elmsford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Elmsford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $966.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,115.


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Libraries in Elmsford include Greenburgh Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Elmsford workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Elmsford include Extended Stay America, Wellesley Inn.

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