Dobbs Ferry has the 2428th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Dobbs Ferry is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Dobbs Ferry is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Dobbs Ferry is $586,400, which is above the national average. 58% of workers in Dobbs Ferry hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Dobbs Ferry. 59% of Dobbs Ferry workers drive to work alone, 21% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 12% walk. People in Dobbs Ferry spend an average of 32 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.