Grand View-on-Hudson, New York

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Grand View-on-Hudson (or Grand View) is a village in Rockland County, New York, United States located north of Piermont; east of Orangeburg; south of South Nyack and west of the Hudson River. The population, one of the most affluent incorpated communities in the United States, was 284 at the 2000 census. The name is derived from the scenic view from its location. The Village Government maintains a web site for residents and visitors at gvoh.org.[1].

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History

The community counts many notable residents who take advantage of the scenic views of the Hudson River, Clausland Mountain and the Palisades.

Geography

Grand View-on-Hudson is located at 41°4′6″N 73°55′17″W / 41.06833°N 73.92139°W / 41.06833; -73.92139 (41.068352, -73.921298)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.

The village is on the west bank of the Hudson River.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 284 people, 132 households, and 81 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,699.1 people per square mile (645.0/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 825.6/sq mi (313.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.66% White, 0.35% African American, 3.87% Asian, and 2.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.41% of the population.

There were 132 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.60.

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