Official Zip Code NameMount Vernon
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code914
Current Population:10170
Racial Majority:African American 83.91%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 82.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.75%
Median Household Income$60283
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46500
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27.1 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Westchester
Elevation Range108 - 108 ft.
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.90935135, -73.82135010

Zip Code 10553 Description

Zip Code 10553 is located in the state of New York in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 10553 is primarily located in Westchester County. The official US Postal Service name for 10553 is MOUNT VERNON, New York. Portions of zip code 10553 are contained within or border the city limits of Mount Vernon, NY, Pelham, NY, . The area code for zip code 10553 is 914. 10553 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 10553 is 4.75% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 10553 increased to 10170 from 10102 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 10553 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 10553 public schools is Black. 57.4% of students in 10553 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 342 3.41% 370 -8%
 Black Or African American 8418 83.91% 8567 -2%
 Hispanic 961 9.58% 861 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.79% 32 +147%
 Asian 156 1.56% 61 +156%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 59 0.02% 59 -97%
 Two Or More Races 220 0.74% 220 -66%

Zip Code 10553 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.1%
 Black Or African American 82.3%
 Hispanic 14.1%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 10553 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1017010102
Male Population44.80%
Female Population55.20%
Total Households3499
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$60283
Income Under $50K Per Year41.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.60%
114 US Congressional DistrictNew York 16
RepresentativeEliot Engel
Average Real Estate Asking Price$336857
Average Real Estate Sale Price$285000
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.75%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.08%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.31%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59g - Long Island Sound Coastal Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 10553 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22243140505964635644362743
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415061728085837665544362
Avg Precip (In.)3.893.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type10553
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
North Side
South Side