Tuckahoe, Westchester County, New York

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Tuckahoe is a village in the town of Eastchester which is in Westchester County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 census, the village's population was 6,211.

The Village of Tuckahoe can be reached by the Metro North railroad system. The Tuckahoe and Crestwood stations are 32 minutes and 34 minutes from New York City's Grand Central Terminal, respectively. The 1970s sitcom Maude was set in Tuckahoe.

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Geography

Tuckahoe village is located at 40°57′11″N 73°49′25″W / 40.95306°N 73.82361°W / 40.95306; -73.82361 (40.953110, -73.823609)[1], which is the lower, central section of Westchester County. Tuckahoe is bordered by the village of Bronxville to its South and the unincorporated portion of the town of Eastchester to the North and East. The Bronx River separates it from the Crestwood section of Yonkers to its West. Easily accessible roadways include the Bronx River Parkway, White Plains Road (Route 22), the Major Deegan Expressway, the Hutchinson River Parkway, and the Cross County Parkway.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,211 people, 2,627 households, and 1,626 families residing in the village. The population density was 10,188.8 people per square mile (3,931.3/km²). There were 2,729 housing units at an average density of 4,476.8/sq mi (1,727.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 73.98% White, 10.11% African American, 0.10% Native American, 9.76% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.48% from other races, and 2.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.84% of the population.

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