Edgemont, New York – Home To Many Notables

Edgemont, New York – Home To Many Notables

Edgemont, New York is a CDP, or census-designed place, in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County and covers an area of 2.6 square miles. It is a suburb of New York City, 22 miles away from the heavily trafficked Columbus Circle. Commuters can readily access Manhattan and all its work opportunities via public transportation and the metro.

Many famous people have resided in Edgemont, including Matt Bernstein, former football player, Billy Collins, poet laureate, Adam Gaynor, guitarist with Matchbox 20, Larry Johnson, basketball player, Steve Liesman, journalist and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Dana Reeve, wife of Christopher Reeve, and many others in the arts and entertainment.

Edgemont offers a bucolic environment for young professionals and their families, and it is home to sprawling forests and recreational parks. Dining and shopping are available in the area’s bustling downtown region, and a variety of outdoor experiences await in the nearly 18,000 acres of managed parkland, including hiking, jogging, biking, swimming, and fishing.


Edgemont has 8,648 people living within its limits, and these are dispersed among 3,368 households at a density of 2,964 people located within each square mile. 35% of homes have children below the age of 18 living therein, and 62% of homes are headed by married couples.

29% of households are occupied by non-families, and 25% are owned by single people living alone. Of the total population 6% are single female householders, and 9% are people above the age of 65. The median age is just 41 years.

Real Estate

Homes in Edgemont sell for a median price of $1,165,000, or $414 per square foot, after spending an average of 88 days on the market. Prices are up 13% compared to one year ago, and there are currently 44 properties available for purchase. Demand continues to be high, and homes are expected to sell quickly. 13 houses sold last month.

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