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An Look Into Dunwoodie, NY

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This article is presented by the personal injury attorneys in Dunwoodie, NY, who would like to share some interesting information about the area.

Dunwoodie is a neighborhood in Yonkers, New York, belonging to Westchester County. The area is located in ZIP code 10704 and has a population of approximately 10,917 with a population density of 8,727 per square mile.

History in Dunwoodie, NY

Dunwoodie, New York, is home to the St. Joseph's Seminary and College, a major seminary of the Archdiocese of New York. The seminary is so closely tied to the area that it is often referred to as Dunwoodie.

The Archdiocese of New York operated seminaries at Fordham, once affiliated with what is now Fordham University. The seminary was staffed originally by Sulpician and Diocesan priests and, later, Jesuit priests. In 1896, under Archbishop Michael Corrigan, the seminary was transferred to Yonkers under the charge of the Sulpicians, a society of apostolic life of Pontifical Right.

The Seminary hosted Pope John Paul II in 1995 and Pope Benedict XVI on April 19, 2008. They each led an afternoon prayer service and visited with the seminarians.

The seminary's mission is to educate men studying for priesthood in the Catholic Church and still operates today.


As of 2019 the racial demographic of Dunwoodie, NY, is as follows:

  • 52.8% White - 6,272
  • 6.3% Black - 746
  • 25.0% Hispanic - 2,970
  • 10.4% Asian - 1,234
  • 1.6% Native Hawaiian - 186
  • 1.2 % American Indian - 139
  • 0.9% 2+ Races - 108
  • 1.9% Other - 230

With a median household income of $78,462USD in 2019 and median rent at $1,429USD, the neighborhood is considered relatively high income.

The average household size in Dunwoodie is relatively high at 6.4 compared to the Yonkers median at 2.6.

Local Gems

Every neighborhood in New York offers its share of local favorites; however, in Dunwoodie, you will find some of the best, most underrated places for you and the entire family.

Louie & Johnnie's

  • Located just across the street from Empire City Yonkers Raceway & Casino, Louie & Johnnie’s is a casual family restaurant owned by John Greco. With a beautiful martini bar and cozy dining room, the atmosphere is warm and inviting. The restaurant serves traditional regional Italian cuisine and a delicious dessert menu with various homemade desserts and coffee choices. This town favorite is a must-see.

Midland Pizzeria and Restaurant

  • Located at 853 Midland Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704, is a Classic Italian Cusine Restaurant owned by Stephen Macri. The family business established in 1974 is a welcoming restaurant serving quality recipes and flavors that uphold the family legacy. With a kind and accommodating staff, this restaurant is a great spot to bring the family to.

Dunwoodie Pizza

  • Located at 683 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704, is a local favorite pizzeria. Established in 1970, the restaurant has been named "Westchester's Best Pizza" by the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce. Known for its delicious pizza and quick service, Dunwoodie Pizza is the town's best go-to spot for a quick bite.

If you're looking for local charm in a beautifully landscaped area, make sure to visit Dunwoodie, NY.

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Laurence P. Banville
Date Published: May 5, 2021
Laurence P. Banville is the managing partner of Banville Law. As an experienced personal injury attorney, Mr. Banville helps clients recover compensation from those responsible for his clients' injuries. Our firm is located in New York City, serving clients from the five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
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