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From Southern Westchester’s urban hotspots and the leafy enclaves north of I-287 to picturesque Rivertown charmers — these 13 Westchester locations boast everything the modern suburbanite could want.

By Joe Cesarano

 


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Population: most recent data provided by City-data.com; Median Household Income based on 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates from factfinder.census.gov; Median Home Sale Price: Houlihan Lawrence; Estimated Average Property Taxes: calculated by Westchester Magazine based on effective tax rates from 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; most recent data; Average Commute to Grand Central and Train Stations: Metropolitan Transit Authority; Main School District and Public High Schools: www.trulia.com

*Bedford’s population represents Bedford town; sourced from factfinder.census.gov. **Scarsdale median household income sourced from www.datausa.io. ***In instances where areas are served by multiple school districts, the main school district provided is used in the calculation of estimated average property taxes; In instances where towns have villages, the non-village area is the area used in the calculation of estimated average property taxes; In instances where a school district serves multiple, non-village areas, the tax rates are averaged to calculate estimated average property taxes.

****Property crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime).  Offenses include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The US average is 38.1.

*****Violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime). Composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 31.1.

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