Mount Vernon, NY

Overview

Mount Vernon is an ideal community for New York City commuters looking to save money on living arrangements-- historic houses and apartments rent for much less here than closer to Manhattan, and it’s only 30 minutes from Grand Central Terminal by rail. However, the city of Mount Vernon has been developing its own local economy for many years, with a strong commercial district on the south side of town. Nearby attractions include Pelham Bay and Split Rock golf Courses to the southeast and the Bronx Zoo and Yankee Stadium to the southwest.

2 Neighborhoods in Mount Vernon, NY

  • North Side

    The North Side area - which includes Mount Vernon - lies just north of the Bronx and several miles east of Yonkers and the Hudson River. This district has the reputation of being the most ethnically diverse in Westchester County, with over 98 different nationalities calling it home. Mount Vernon's proximity to the greater New York metropolitan area makes it a desirable location to live for commuters and those who like to take frequent jaunts into the city.

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  • South Side

    South Side Mount Vernon comes with a more urban feel than its northern residential counterpart. The city's diverse population lives in multi-family homes and apartment buildings in architecturally historic neighborhoods. With a thriving downtown business district, delectable five-star dining, and a robust arts scene, Mount Vernon remains one of the fastest-growing cities in the New York metropolitan area.

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