Port Chester, New York – Enjoying Close Access to Connecticut and Manhattan

Port Chester, New York – Enjoying Close Access to Connecticut and Manhattan

Port Chester, New York shares its eastern border with the state of Connecticut, and it is a village located within the town of Rye. Situated in Westchester County, it is incorporated under a charter, and it is home to a number of historical sites, such as the Capitol Theater and Putnam and Mellor Engine and Hose Company Firehouse.

The National Collector’s Mint has its headquarters in Port Chester, and commuters have access to the Bee-Line Bus System, and the Metro-North Railroad that provides transportation to Grand Central Terminal. Its school district is the oldest in Westchester County, established in 1884.


28967 people live within the village of Port Chester, and these are disbursed among 9,240 households. A total of 6,348 families live in the area, and the population density is 11,722 people per square mile.

A third of homes have children under the age of 18 living therein, and 46% are married couples. 14% are headed by a single female householder, and 31% are nonfamilies. 24% of people live alone, and in 10% of cases, these are aged 65 or older.

Real Estate

Houses in Port Chester stay on the market for an average of 85 days, selling for about 3% less than their list price, with some receiving several offers before selling. The average sale price is $369,000 or $239 per square foot. This figure is 25.7% less than this time last year, and 10 homes sold last month.

Sokol Group helps clients living in Westchester, Rockland, and Orange counties as well as those living the Hudson Valley. If you believe you are paying too much in real estate taxes, contact us, and we’ll be happy to begin the property tax assessment grievance process for you. In addition, we’d be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

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