Located in New York, United States, the village of Croton-on-Hudson is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Croton-on-Hudson. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite calm - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to access parks in the village, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, such as Salt Hill State Forest and Oscawana Park.
About two thirds of the population of this village own their home and one third are renters. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most of buildings in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This village experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This village has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
High schools and primary schools are not particularly abundant in Croton-on-Hudson, and accordingly not always within walking distance. Residents have the choice between public and private elementary schools. With regards to food, some home buyers in Croton-on-Hudson may be able to reach one of around 20 supermarkets on foot, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few choices for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Croton-on-Hudson is especially car friendly. It is very easy to park. In contrast, Croton-on-Hudson is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there is the Cortlandt Station and Croton-Harmon Station on the Hudson Station. The village is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not particularly far-removed from most properties. Croton-on-Hudson is not very convenient for traveling on foot because meeting daily needs is inconvenient. Although some pleasant areas for bicycling can be found, it is also occasionally difficult to get around by bike in this village since there are quite a few elevation changes, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed.