Stony Point, New York – Featuring Historical Sites

Stony Point, New York – Featuring Historical Sites

Stony Point is considered a hamlet and a census-designated place, and it is located within the town of Stony Point in Rockland County. Occupying a total of 6.8 miles square, 18% of this, or 1.3 square miles, are bodies of water.

Stony Point is situated 35 miles away from New York City and is a 20-minute drive from the Palisades Mall and other major shopping districts. It is a quiet place to raise a family with access to good schools while at the same time being close to urban areas. Known for its historic lighthouse, the oldest on the Hudson River, built in 1926, the area is also where the battle of Stony Point took place in 1779, a pivotal point for the American army who claimed victory over the British.


11,744 people reside in the area of Stony Point, and these are dispersed among 3,991 households at a density of 2,134 persons per square mile. 38% of homes have children below the age of 18 residing therein, and 66% are comprised of married people living together.

17% are individuals who live alone, and in 8% of cases, this person is aged 65 or older. 20% of homes are occupied by nonfamilies, and the average number of people per household is 2.91.

Real Estate

List prices have increased by 24.8% over this past year, but the number of available properties has decreased by 24.6% during this same period. The median list price is $499,000, or $223 per square foot, and the average home will sell after a single offer for 99.9% of the asking price and with a down payment of 5%. 16 houses sold in the past month.

Sokol Group is trained in helping homeowners achieve the lowest possible property assessment and can begin the property tax grievance process for you. Working with residents of the Hudson Valley and Orange, Westchester, and Rockland counties, reach out to us today to see how we can be of assistance to you.

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