Clarkstown – A Growing Area

Clarkstown – A Growing Area

January 13, 2023

Clarkstown, New York is located within Rockland County and is north of Orangetown with the Hudson River to the east. It has a population of 86,855. Workers can commute via several bus routes as well as the trains that run to Hoboken, and New York Penn Station.

The average age for residents in Clarkstown is just 42 years, and 91% will graduate with a high school diploma. 50% will obtain their college degree, and the average household income is $126,000 with just 6% living below the poverty line.

Clarkstown is innovative with regard to going green and has made several initiatives, including passing tree preservation legislation, installing solar fields, and converting streetlights to LEDs. Additionally, Clarkstown has routinely been included near the top of safest city lists in America by a variety of publications since the year 2000.

Real Estate

The median home price in Clarkstown is $594,000 or $300 per square foot. There are currently 85 active listings, and rentals are in the area are a median of $3,100 per month. Total price range for properties is between $150,000 and $5.2 million.

Buyers can also peruse Sotheby’s for a variety of penthouses and luxury retreats, ski chalets, and lake homes. In December, 18 listings sold for above their asking price.

Parents can send their young children to Strawtown Elementary School or Laurel Plains Elementary School which have a rating of 9 and 8 out of 10 on the Great Schools rubric respectively. Felix Festa Determination Middle School ranks 6 out of 10, and Clarkstown South Senior High School and Nanuet Senior High School scored a 9 and an 8 respectively. A number of private schools are available, such as Albertus Magnus High School and St. Anthony School.

Sokol Group specializes in assisting homeowners whose annual assessments are too high by initiating the property tax grievance process. We work with those who live in Orange, Westchester, and Rockland counties as well as the Hudson Valley. Contact us today to find out more, and we look forward to doing business with you.

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