Bardonia, New York
|Bardonia, New York|
|CDP & New York|
|• Total||2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2)|
|• Land||2.6 sq mi (6.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|Elevation||295 ft (90 m)|
|• Density||1,400/sq mi (550/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0942996|
Bardonia is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Clarkstown, Rockland County, New York, United States. It is located north of Nanuet, east of Spring Valley, south of New City, and west of West Nyack. The population was 4,108 at the 2010 census.
Bardonia is north of the New York State Thruway.
Bardonia is named for the Bardon Brothers - John and the twins Phillip and Conrad - who came from Bavaria in 1849 and opened several businesses. The Bardonia railroad station, which no longer exists, opened there in 1875.
Bardonia is located at (41.114128, -73.983042).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), of which 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km2) (11.42%) is water.
At the 2000 census, there were 4,367 people, 1,450 households and 1,189 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,704.6 per square mile (658.6/km²). There were 1,468 housing units at an average density of 573.0/sq mi (221.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.54% White, 1.53% African American, 0.23% Native American, 7.88% Asian, 1.40% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.15% of the population.
There were 1,450 households of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.37.
Age distribution was 25.2% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.
The median household income was $96,068, and the median family income was $104,415. Males had a median income of $70,060 versus $43,700 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $37,677. About 0.8% of families and 1.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 1.4% of those age 65 or over. Bardonia (within Clarkstown)was the 2nd safest town in the U.S in a recent study.
West Nyack Little League
Bardonia is known in Rockland County for having one of the better baseball leagues. West Nyack Little League located in Bardonia on Germonds Road is home to a league with a rich background and was the league of former Yankees catcher John Flaherty.
Books and publications
- Zimmerman, Linda. Rockland County Scrapbook. Eagle Press, 2004.
- Zimmerman, Linda. Rockland County: Century of History
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Bardonia CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 7, 2012.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 8 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.