Best Places to Live: Our Hottest 'Hoods

A dozen Westchester neighborhoods where real estate is selling (or is about to) like hotcakes.



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Our Towns: The Numbers You Need 

Research by Aimee Hirsch

Population: www.city-data.com; Median Household Income: based on 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates on www.factfinder.census.gov; Median Home Sale Price: Houlihan Lawrence; Median Property Taxes: Mary Beth Murphy, Westchester County Tax Commission; # of Houses Sold, Average # of Days on Market: Houlihan Lawrence; Property and Violent Crime Rate: www.bestplaces.net; Average Commute to Grand Central and Train Stations: Metropolitan Transit Authority; Main School District and Public High Schools: www.trulia.com

* There are multiple numbers in certain columns because of Cortlandt’s two school districts. *In cases where a town is served by multiple school districts, the district tax rates were averaged.
**Property crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100. Offenses include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The US average is 43.5.
***Violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100. Composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter; forcible rape; robbery; and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.


 

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