About Mamaroneck, NY

 

Mamaroneck is a medium-sized coastal town located in Westchester County, New York. There are two villages within the town: Larchmont and the village of Mamaroneck (part of which is located in Rye, NY). The town has a total area of 14 square miles, of which 52.8% is water.

Much of the housing stock in Mamaroneck was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.


Demographics

Mamaroneck has a population of around 30,000 as of 2017. Within the 10,669 households in the town, an estimated 26.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them and a little over half have females living in the household.

Over 80% of Mamaroneck residents are white. The second largest racial makeup is Hispanic/Latino at around 17%, third is Asian at around 5% and fourth is African-American at around 4%. However, Mamaroneck is an extremely ethnically-diverse village with people of Italian, Irish, German, French, and English origin. Twenty-three percent of people within Mamaroneck are foreign-born and over 28% speak a language other than English in the home.

The citizens of Mamaroneck are among the most well-educated in the nation. Over 67% of Mamaroneck residents have at least a Bachelor’s degree, compared to 30.9% of United States residents. The median household income is $121,261 - over double the national average income of around $60,000.

Close to 70% of Mamaroneck residents are employed, mostly with white-collar jobs in management, sales, and administrative support. It is important to note that Mamaroneck is also a village of artists. Mamaroneck has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities across the nation- adding to the town’s character.


Commuting from Mamaroneck to NYC

Mamaroneck is located approximately 23-25 miles from New York City. The mean commute time to travel to work in Mamaroneck is 37.5 minutes.

By car, it takes about 27 minutes depending on the route, traffic conditions and destination within Manhattan.

Commuting by Metro-North Railroad train from Mamaroneck Station is a popular way to commute to Manhattan. The train departs every 30 minutes from Mamaroneck Station to Grand Central terminal. The travel time is approximately 36 minutes.


Restaurants

Over 350 Italian restaurants and pizzerias make up the majority of the restaurants available in the town. Examples of popular Italian restaurants in the area include Il Castello, 25 North, Sal’s Pizzeria, Piccolo Mulino Italian Restaurant, Lusardi’s Restaurant, and Modern on the Rails.

Outside of Italian, there are over 110 Chinese and Japanese restaurants - including Pan-Asian restaurant Red Plum Chinese restaurant Mister Chen - and more than 40 Mexican establishments - including DonJito and Rio Bravo Tacos & Tequila.

Feel like take-out tonight? Food delivery services, including Postmates, DoorDash, UberEats, Seamless and GrubHub, service Mamaroneck.

Standout Restaurants


Real Estate

The Mamaroneck real estate market is not only among the most expensive in New York, but consistently ranks among the most expensive in all of America. Mamaroneck has a median home value of $707,719. Of the 7,110 homes and apartments in Mamaroneck, single-family homes account for close to 40% of the village’s housing units, around 30% are apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, 26% are small apartment buildings and 3.5% are townhomes.  Mamaroneck has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

Over 40% of the housing stock in Mamaroneck was built prior to 1939, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country. However, the age of the housing stock in Mamaroneck varies - with 40% of housing built between 1940-1969, 14.6% between 1970-1999, and a growing 5% built between 2000 and today.

Average Price Per Square Feet: $446

Median Sales/Listing Price: $849K - $1.17M

Median Home Value: $707,719

Number of Homes/Apartments: 7,110 (39.4% are single family homes; 3.5% are townhomes; 26.6% are small apartment buildings; 30.1% are apartment complexes)

Average Market Rent: $2,592/month

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Schools

Mamaroneck Union Free School District operates six public schools in Mamaroneck, including Chatsworth Avenue School (Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 5), Murray Avenue School (Kindergarten - Grade 5), Central School (Kindergarten - Grade 5), Mamaroneck Avenue School (Kindergarten - Grade 5), Hommocks Middle School (Grades 6-8), and Mamaroneck High School (Grades 9-12).

Private schools in Mamaroneck include international and bilingual day school French-American School of New York (Age 3 - Grade 12) and private Jewish high school Westchester Hebrew High School (Grade 9-12).


Kids Activities

Mamaroneck Public Library offers youth-oriented programming in its Children’s Room for children and preschoolers including story hours, craft sessions, summer reading programs, ‘toddler time’ and play activities. STEM Alliance of Larchmont and Mamaroneck, a non-profit dedicated to enhancing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) education, offers various clubs and programs for students in Grades K-12. After school program KeepsAfterSchool provides a wide variety of enrichment activities, indoor and outdoor recreation, as well as homework assistance for youth in Mamaroneck.

For younger children interested in the arts, performing arts center Artistree Performing Arts offers classes in acting, singing, dancing, music and film. Young children, toddlers and babies can enroll in music and movement classes at Shake, Rattle and Roll. Dance classes are available for youth through Danse Class Elite and Dance Cavise.

Mamaroneck Public Library offers youth-oriented programming in its Children’s Room for children and preschoolers including story hours, craft sessions, summer reading programs, ‘toddler time’ and play activities. STEM Alliance of Larchmont and Mamaroneck, a non-profit dedicated to enhancing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) education, offers various clubs and programs for students in Grades K-12. After school program KeepsAfterSchool provides a wide variety of enrichment activities, indoor and outdoor recreation, as well as homework assistance for youth in Mamaroneck.

For younger children interested in the arts, performing arts center Artistree Performing Arts offers classes in acting, singing, dancing, music and film. Young children, toddlers and babies can enroll in music and movement classes at Shake, Rattle and Roll. Dance classes are available for youth through Danse Class Elite and Dance Cavise.

Mamaroneck Recreation Department offers Hommocks Park Ice Rink, Hommocks Outdoor Swimming Pool Complex, Memorial Park, and the Carpino-Steffens Fields. Some leisure activities, like the aquatic programs at the Hommocks Pool, are available year-around - while others are offered seasonally. During the summer, the Recreation Department operates day camp programs, including two pre-school camps a full-day camp and a teen travel camp. In addition to the ice rink and outdoor swimming pool complex, there are four tennis courts/Pickleball court and two playgrounds at Memorial Park on Myrtle Blvd, which is supervised by the Recreation Department.

Local athletic programs that children can get involved in include Larchmont-Mamaroneck Basketball Association, Larchmont-Mamaroneck Little League, Larchmont-Mamaroneck Youth Lacrosse, Mamaroneck Junior Soccer League, and Mamaroneck Youth Football League.


Things to Do


Shopping and Groceries

Within the town, Mamaroneck Avenue offers eateries, such as Smokehouse Tailgate Grill and Green Life, and mom-and-pop shops, including jewelry and accessories store Siren and art gallery/gift shop The Bott Shoppe.

Mamaroneck is also located less than a 20-minute drive away from shopping malls The Westchester, Galleria at White Plains and or The Mall at Bay Plaza.

If you need to go grocery shopping, both Stop & Shop and Trader Joe’s have locations in Mamaroneck. If you are looking for a more local experience, Harvest Market, Lord’s Farm, Lulo Grocery, Tejada Grocery II and Larchmont Meateria are all located within Mamaroneck.


Articles About Living in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Village, N.Y.: A Low-Key Vibe on the Long Island Sound (2018) In this 2018 article, New York Times’ “Living In” section profiles the Village of Mamaroneck, focusing primarily on the real estate available. The article also features a slideshow of photographs taken in the village.

These Are The 10 Best Places In New York (2014) Mamaroneck is ranked #1 in the list of top 10 places to live in New York according to national real estate brokerage Movoto’s blog.

Mamaroneck, NY (2010) New York Times’ “Living In” section also featured Mamaroneck in 2010.


Videos About Mamaroneck

Silversons Realty, LLC provides scenic visual overview of Mamaroneck and Larchmont.

Educator Mike Sammartano, who has over 28,000 subscribers, profiles Mamaroneck High School. The video is narrated by principal Elizabeth Clain.

Real estate company Houlihan Lawrence, which serves Westchester, Fairfield, Putnam and Dutchess counties in New York, provides visual overviews of Mamaroneck. States the video description, “A friendly suburb known for its popular harbor, Mamaroneck is host to a diverse array of homes, from condominiums and historic houses to mansions on the Long Island Sound. Residents are keen to point out the town's community spirit and commitment to recreation not to mention the short commute to NYC.”

In its exclusive segment entitled “Our Town,” Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westchester features a brief overview of Mamaroneck.

Youtuber Charrura New York, who has over 12,000 subscribers, films himself driving through Mamaroneck. This video is one of several that he has filmed throughout New York.

Real estate broker Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty provides a community profile of Mamaroneck. The profile interviews current residents, former Mayor Norman Rosenblum and local store owners about the town and what it has to offer.

Real estate company Houlihan Lawrence, which serves Westchester, Fairfield, Putnam and Dutchess counties in New York, interviews residents and local government officials about Mamaroneck.