Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Population

11,141

0.751% growth

Median Age

40.2


Median Household Income

$126,988

5.27% growth

Poverty Rate

2.94%


Number of Employees

6,073

1.91% growth

Median Property Value

$617,700

0.0809% decline

About

In 2017, Dobbs Ferry, NY had a population of 11.1k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $126,988. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dobbs Ferry, NY grew from 11,058 to 11,141, a 0.751% increase and its median household income grew from $120,631 to $126,988, a 5.27% increase.

The population of Dobbs Ferry, NY is 72.5% White Alone, 11.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.62% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Dobbs Ferry, NY speak a non-English language, and 93.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dobbs Ferry, NY are Mercy College (2,618 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Dobbs Ferry, NY is $617,700, and the homeownership rate is 60.6%. Most people in Dobbs Ferry, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Dobbs Ferry, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Dobbs Ferry, NY employs 6.07k people. The largest industries in Dobbs Ferry, NY are Educational Services (1,001 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (917 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (758 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($206,107), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($202,708), and Public Administration ($90,284).

Median household income in Dobbs Ferry, NY is $126,988. Males in Dobbs Ferry, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Dobbs Ferry, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$126,988

2017 value

± $15,890

5.27%

1 Year Growth

± 13.1%

Households in Dobbs Ferry, NY have a median annual income of $126,988, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $120,631 in 2016, which represents a 5.27% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dobbs Ferry, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 105

  2. Census Tract 104

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dobbs Ferry, NY was Census Tract 105 with a value of $124,583, followed by Census Tract 104 and N/A, with respective values of $96,250 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

2.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dobbs Ferry, NY (298 out of 10.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    177 ± 110

  2. Other

    114 ± 148

  3. Hispanic

    114 ± 148

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dobbs Ferry, NY is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.07k

2017 Value

± 589

1.91%

1 Year growth

± 13.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dobbs Ferry, NY grew at a rate of 1.91%, from 5.96k employees to 6.07k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dobbs Ferry, NY, are Management Occupations (840 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (747 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (688 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dobbs Ferry, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dobbs Ferry, NY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (840 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (747 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (688 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Dobbs Ferry, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.84 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.33 times), and Legal Occupations (2.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dobbs Ferry, NY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($228,095), Management Occupations ($128,476), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($117,163).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.07k

2017 Value

± 589

1.91%

1 Year growth

± 13.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dobbs Ferry, NY grew at a rate of 1.91%, from 5.96k employees to 6.07k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dobbs Ferry, NY, are Educational Services (1,001 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (917 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (758 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dobbs Ferry, NY, though some of these residents may live in Dobbs Ferry, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Dobbs Ferry, NY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,001 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (917 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (758 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Dobbs Ferry, NY has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.16 times higher than expected), Information (1.94 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dobbs Ferry, NY, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($206,107), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($202,708), and Public Administration ($90,284).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.7% of the population of Dobbs Ferry, NY has health coverage, with 68% on employee plans, 7.49% on Medicaid, 9.6% on Medicare, 9.28% on non-group plans, and 0.373% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Dobbs Ferry, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Dobbs Ferry, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.25%

Uninsured

68%

Employer Coverage

7.49%

Medicaid

9.6%

Medicare

9.28%

Non-Group

0.373%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dobbs Ferry, NY declined by 17.8% from 6.39% to 5.25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dobbs Ferry, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Dobbs Ferry, NY is home to a population of 11.1k people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 17.3% of Dobbs Ferry, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.92k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Dobbs Ferry, NY is composed of 8.08k White Alone residents (72.5%), 1.24k Hispanic or Latino residents (11.1%), 737 Asian Alone residents (6.62%), 670 Black or African American Alone residents (6.01%), 336 Two or More Races residents (3.02%), 52 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.467%), 29 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.26%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Dobbs Ferry, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.5

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Dobbs Ferry, NY was 40.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Dobbs Ferry, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Dobbs Ferry, NY residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.92k people

18%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.99k people

As of 2017, 17.3% of Dobbs Ferry, NY residents (1.92k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dobbs Ferry, NY was 18%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

93.3%

2017 Citizenship

92.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.3% of Dobbs Ferry, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dobbs Ferry, NY was 92.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.08k ± 512

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.24k ± 381

  3. Asian Alone

    737 ± 312

In 2017, there were 6.52 times more White Alone residents (8.08k people) in Dobbs Ferry, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.24k Hispanic or Latino and 737 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Dobbs Ferry, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Dobbs Ferry, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Dobbs Ferry, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Dobbs Ferry, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    99 ± 63

  2. Korea

    81 ± 59

  3. World War II

    66 ± 53

Dobbs Ferry, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Dobbs Ferry, NY awarded 2,618 degrees. The student population of Dobbs Ferry, NY is skewed towards women, with 2,934 male students and 7,165 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dobbs Ferry, NY are White (1,063 and 40.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (648 and 24.9%), Black or African American (631 and 24.2%), and Unknown (112 and 4.3%).

The largest universities in Dobbs Ferry, NY by number of degrees awarded are Mercy College (2,618 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Dobbs Ferry, NY are Behavioral Sciences (366 and 14%), General Business Administration & Management (313 and 12%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (228 and 8.71%).

The median tuition costs in Dobbs Ferry, NY are $17,772 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 172 degrees awarded

  2. 366 degrees awarded

  3. 204 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Dobbs Ferry, NY was General Psychology with 172 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Dobbs Ferry, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,618 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$17,772

Median Private

In 2016, the Dobbs Ferry, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mercy College with 2,618 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

638

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,980

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 638 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dobbs Ferry, NY, which is 0.322 times less than the 1,980 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,063 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    648 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    631 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Dobbs Ferry, NY were to White students. These 1,063 degrees mean that there were 1.64 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 648 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dobbs Ferry, NY was $617,700 in 2017, which is 2.84 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $618,200 to $617,700, a 0.0809% decrease. The homeownership rate in Dobbs Ferry, NY is 60.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dobbs Ferry, NY have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dobbs Ferry, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$126,988

Median Household Income

± $15,890

3.68k

Number of Households

± 409

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.68k households in Dobbs Ferry, NY grew to $126,988 from the previous year's value of $120,631.

The following chart displays the households in Dobbs Ferry, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$617,700

2017 Median

± $27,435

$618,200

2016 Median

± $28,913

In 2017, the median property value in Dobbs Ferry, NY declined from to $617,700 from the previous year's value of $618,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dobbs Ferry, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dobbs Ferry, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dobbs Ferry, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dobbs Ferry, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60.6%

2017 Homeownership

59.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.6% of the housing units in Dobbs Ferry, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dobbs Ferry, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dobbs Ferry, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dobbs Ferry, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

29.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dobbs Ferry, NY have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.36% of the workforce in Dobbs Ferry, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    54%

  2. Public Transit

    24.7%

  3. Carpooled

    9.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dobbs Ferry, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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