Tappan, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 6,757
Males: 3,286 (48.6%), Females: 3,471 (51.4%)

Rockland County

Zip code: 10983

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $86,435 (year 2000)
Median house value: $273,900 (year 2000)

Races in Tappan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • Asian Indian (3.8%)
  • Korean (3.6%)
  • Chinese (2.9%)
  • Filipino (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (23.8%), Italian (22.7%), German (14.1%), Russian (4.5%), Polish (4.0%), English (3.4%).

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tappan

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 46.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tappan CDP

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

19.3% Foreign born (10.0% Asia, 4.8% Latin America, 4.5% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tappan:

  • ROCKLAND PSYCH CTR (about 2 miles; ORANGEBURG, NY)
  • NYACK HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; NYACK, NY)
  • PASCACK VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WESTWOOD, NJ)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tappan:

  • TETERBORO (about 14 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 18 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 19 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tappan:

  • HAVERSTRAW (about 13 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 13 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • PEEKSKILL (about 15 miles; PEEKSKILL, NY; ID: 7N2)
Amtrak stations near Tappan:

  • 8 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tappan:

  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 6 miles; DOBBS FERRY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,643)
  • MANHATTAN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,769)
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,733)
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 11 miles; TEANECK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • CUNY LEHMAN COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • MONROE COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 12 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 3,063)
  • FORDHAM UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 11,026)
Public primary/middle school in Tappan:

  • WILLIAM O. SCHAEFER ES (Students: 534; Location: 140 LESTER DR; Grades: KG – 01)

Libraries

Library in Tappan:

  • TAPPAN LIBRARY (Operating income: $541,317; Location: 93 MAIN STREET; 38,719 books; 1,020 audio materials; 1,146 video materials; 131 serial subscriptions)