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Pound Ridge, New York
The Town of Pound Ridge is in the eastern corner of the county.
The east and south town lines are the border of Connecticut.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,726 people, 1,699 households, and 1,406 families residing in the town. The population density is 80.0/km² (207.3/mi²). There are 1,868 housing units at an average density of 31.6/km² (81.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.54% White, 1.21% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.65% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. 2.45% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,699 households out of which 38.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.4% are married couples living together, 4.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 17.2% are non-families. 13.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.77 and the average family size is 3.03.
In the town the population is spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 32.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $153,208, and the median income for a family is $168,040. Males have a median income of $100,000 versus $50,553 for females. The per capita income for the town is $74,914. 1.7% of the population and 0.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.6% of those under the age of 18 and 2.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Communities and locations in Pound Ridge
- East Woods -- A hamlet in the east part of the town.
- Horseshoe Hill -- A hamlet northwest of Scotts Corners.
- Lewisboro -- A hamlet in the eastern part of the town on Route 123.
- Pound Ridge -- The hamlet of Pound Ridge in the center of the town.
- Sarles Corners -- A hamlet west of Scotts Corners.
- Scotts Corners -- A hamlet in the south part of the town.
- Vista -- A hamlet in the southeast part of the town on Route 123.
Vista is in the town of Lewisboro, not in the town of Pound Ridge.
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