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County population in 2012: 961,670 (97% urban, 3% rural); it was 923,459 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 149,162
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 64,726
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 202,765
Renter-occupied apartments: 133,344 (it was 134,377 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

47%

Land area: 433 sq. mi.
Water area: 67.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 2209 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westchester County: 154.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (31.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.7%), Educational,health and social services (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Westchester County, New York:


Median resident age:  40.0 years
New York median age:  38.0 years

Males: 456,661  (46.5%)
Females: 492,452  (53.5%)

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Westchester County,NY real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Westchester County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $77,189 ($63,582 in 1999)
This county:

$77189
New York:

$54659

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,119 (lower quartile is $823, upper quartile is $1,486)
This county:

$1119
State:

$877


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $544,700 (it was $285,800 in 2000)
Westchester County:

$544,700
New York:

$306,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $357,200 - $750,100

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $776,277
Here:

$776,277
State:

$343,827

Townhouses or other attached units: $513,731
Here:

$513,731
State:

$484,742

In 2-unit structures: $467,799
Here:

$467,799
State:

$460,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $337,584
Here:

$337,584
State:

$569,159

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $275,247
Here:

$275,247
State:

$676,553

Mobile homes: $76,859
Here:

$76,859
State:

$40,766
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $3,079
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $1,001

Institutionalized population: 13,258

Westchester County, NY map from a distance

Health of residents in Westchester County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
78.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
86.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
80.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 188 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.
7.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $9,414 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $8,111 (1.6%)


Westchester County household income distribution in 2009 Westchester County home values distribution


Westchester County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.0%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.6% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.0%
Westchester County:

9.0%
New York:

14.2%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.6% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Westchester County is $1132 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1316 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1587 a month.

Cities in this county include: Yonkers, Greenburgh, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, White Plains, Rye, Mount Pleasant, Cortlandt, Ossining, Yorktown.

Westchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Bedford town751.81.2 - 2.71512 - 18
Cortlandt town16565 - 82725 - 30
Eastchester town5122 - 41613 - 19
Greenburgh town2291.41.0 - 1.91211 - 14
Harrison town6732 - 52320 - 27
Lewisboro town6054 - 72824 - 33
Mamaroneck town9643 - 62522 - 29
Mount Kisco town271.91.0 - 3.21612 - 20
Mount Pleasant town1481.71.2 - 2.41412 - 17
Mount Vernon city3731 - 42318 - 27
New Castle town1351.51.0 - 2.11311 - 15
New Rochelle city1301.51.0 - 2.11210 - 14
North Castle town6043 - 62723 - 31
North Salem town5243 - 62622 - 31
Ossining town751.81.1 - 2.61310 - 16
Peekskill city2232 - 52419 - 30
Pelham town2021 - 41813 - 23
Pound Ridge town2964 - 92924 - 35
Rye city3421 - 31714 - 22
Rye town5832 - 41815 - 21
Scarsdale town871.50.8 - 2.21512 - 18
Somers town6332 - 52723 - 32
White Plains city1060.60.3 - 1.2107 - 12
Yonkers city14122 - 31513 - 17
Yorktown town16332 - 42017 - 22
Westchester county21303 17 

2005 air pollution in Westchester County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.123 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.095 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 12.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 33 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.westchester.ny.us

Click to draw/clear Westchester County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Westchester County: Fairview Country Club (A), Elmwood Country Club (B), Bonnie Briar Country Club (C), Bedford Golf and Tennis Club (D), Bedford Village Country Club (E), Bruce Estate (F), Shallow Brook Farm (G), Cortlandt Yacht Club (H), Angevine Corners (I), Seven Springs Farm (J), Waccabuc Country Club (K), Winged Foot Golf Club (L), Westfield State Farm (M), Westchester Penitentiary (N), Foster's Corner (O), Foody's Corners (P), Meads Corner (Q), Brown's Corners (R), Dibbles Log Cabin Corners (S), Grants Corners (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westchester Mall Shopping Center (1), Somerstown Shopping Center (2), Baldwin Place Shopping Center (3), Cross River Shopping Center (4), Cross Roads Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westchester County include: Saint Joseph's Church (A), Croton Falls Baptist Church (B), Church of the Good Shepherd (C), Saint Andrews Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Saint Paul's On-The-Hill Episcopal Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (G), Saint Marys Church (H), Saint Mathews Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mills Road Cemetery (1), Cat Ridge Baptist Cemetery (2), Avery Cemetery (3), Reynolds-Cross River Cemetery (4), Halstead Cemetery (5), Keeler Cemetery (6), South Salem Presbyterian Church Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Journeys End Lake (A), Lake Kitchawan (B), Little Lake (C), Long Pond (D), Lounsbury Pond (E), Lake Marie (F), Mohansic Lake (G), Naumburg Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gedney Brook (A), East Creek (B), Bear Gutter Creek (C), Plum Brook (D), Stone Hill River (E), Broccy Creek (F), Broad Brook (G), Purdy Brook (H), East Branch Croton River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westchester County include: Kensico Dam Plaza (1), Lasdon Park (2), Van Tassel Memorial Park (3), Arthur W Butler Memorial Sanctuary (4), Bailey Park (5), Beaver Dam Park (6), Cat Rocks Park (7), Choate Audubon Sanctuary (8), Croton Gorge County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Fairfield County, Connecticut , Bergen County, New Jersey , Bronx County , Putnam County , Rockland County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 52,847
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 40.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 205,429 (42% naturalized citizens)

Westchester County:

22.2%
Whole state:

20.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.9%

Westchester County marital status for males
Westchester County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Westchester County with a mortgage: 102,480 (8,017 second mortgage, 14,399 home equity loan, 368 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 45,752

Here:

69.1% with mortgage
State:

67.9% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.46%
Here70.5%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 650,631
Total congregations: 479

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents469,670 (72.2%)94,000 (14.4%)14,885 (2.3%)10,790 (1.7%)10,730 (1.6%)
Congregations96 (20.0%)62 (12.9%)49 (10.2%)34 (7.1%)26 (5.4%)
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents6,294 (1.0%)5,773 (0.9%)5,756 (0.9%)4,035 (0.6%)28,698 (4.4%)
Congregations21 (4.4%)4 (0.8%)17 (3.5%)23 (4.8%)147 (30.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Westchester County - Yonkers, Greenburgh, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, White Plains

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 417
This county:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Westchester County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
Westchester County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 904
Westchester County:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.1%
New York:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Westchester County:

17.8%
State:

15.6%


Agriculture in Westchester County:

Average size of farms: 77 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $68,637
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $7019.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 83.21%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $92,095
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,567
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 55.81%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.00
Vegetables: 209 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 241 acres

Tornado activity:

Westchester County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 1.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 14 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/12/2006, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused $12 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westchester County-area historical earthquake activity is above New York state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 11.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from Westchester County center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Westchester County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzards: 2, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Lawyers (3%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Westchester County (%):





Westchester County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 261,742 (62%)
  • Carpooled: 40,384 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21,481 (5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 225 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6,650 (2%)
  • Railroad: 55,587 (13%)
  • Ferryboat: 31 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2,761 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 158 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 472 (0%)
  • Walked: 17,180 (4%)
  • Other means: 2,076 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 16,305 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Westchester County, New York in 2000:

People in group quarters in Westchester County, New York in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $103,490.

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($84,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
New York average:

5.41%


0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,653 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.17%
New York average:

0.24%

3.13% relocated from other counties in New York ($54,741 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($27,316 average AGI)
Westchester County:

1.59%
New York average:

1.94%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bronx County, NY  1.07% ($51,090 average AGI)
from New York County, NY  0.69% ($170,036)
from Queens County, NY  0.29% ($76,988)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.22% ($98,807)
from Kings County, NY  0.21% ($72,684)
from Putnam County, NY  0.20% ($64,810)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.12% ($55,988)


5.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($80,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
New York average:

6.26%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,925 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.10%

2.71% relocated to other counties in New York ($31,127 average AGI)
3.06% relocated to other states ($47,843 average AGI)
Westchester County:

3.06%
New York average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bronx County, NY  0.57% ($40,009 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.56% ($98,757)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.50% ($116,933)
to Putnam County, NY  0.31% ($72,551)
to Dutchess County, NY  0.30% ($65,776)
to Queens County, NY  0.17% ($42,798)
to Kings County, NY  0.15% ($41,913)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Westchester County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Westchester County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Westchester County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 140,083 (126,011 aged, 14,072 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12758.42
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 372.540
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38642.93

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1285.390
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 784.110
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 95.33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81.74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20.62
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 3301.633

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 44.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 13.8
  • Suffocation - 12.9
  • Poisoning - 6.5
  • Fall - 4.1
  • Other - 6.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 920,409

Size of family households: 85,912 2-persons, 55,798 3-persons, 53,637 4-persons, 25,393 5-persons, 9,290 6-persons, 6,389 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 94,614 1-person, 13,136 2-persons, 1,630 3-persons, 759 4-persons, 328 5-persons, 194 6-persons, 152 7-or-more-persons.

71.6% of residents of Westchester County speak English at home.
14.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
9.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $5,331,397,000 ($5657 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $121,092,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,107,534,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,400,548,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $25,124,000
Federal grants: $1,228,072,000
Federal procurement contracts: $207,102,000 ($88,238,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $363,017,000 ($13,336,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $36,356,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $96,803,000
Federal Government insurance: $742,699,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 67,375
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 38,493
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +37,751
Here:

+40 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -47,704
Here -51 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Westchester County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 125.53 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

3.6

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Westchester County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 770
  • 2 rooms: 2,479
  • 3 rooms: 12,293
  • 4 rooms: 17,720
  • 5 rooms: 24,086
  • 6 rooms: 33,816
  • 7 rooms: 34,209
  • 8 rooms: 32,435
  • 9+ rooms: 44,957
  • 1 room: 8,679
  • 2 rooms: 15,053
  • 3 rooms: 37,740
  • 4 rooms: 36,913
  • 5 rooms: 20,371
  • 6 rooms: 8,681
  • 7 rooms: 3,037
  • 8 rooms: 1,780
  • 9+ rooms: 2,123
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Westchester County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,193
  • 1 bedroom: 16,949
  • 2 bedrooms: 36,768
  • 3 bedrooms: 72,771
  • 4 bedrooms: 52,095
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22,989
  • no bedroom: 10,715
  • 1 bedroom: 53,578
  • 2 bedrooms: 45,217
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,377
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,847
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,643
Cars and other vehicles available in Westchester County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 10,595
  • 1 vehicle: 59,515
  • 2 vehicles: 93,272
  • 3 vehicles: 29,041
  • 4 vehicles: 7,816
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,526
  • no vehicle: 40,610
  • 1 vehicle: 61,070
  • 2 vehicles: 26,886
  • 3 vehicles: 4,283
  • 4 vehicles: 839
  • 5+ vehicles: 689

64% of Westchester County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in New York.

Westchester County:

64.2%
State average:

64.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $293,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Westchester County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (47.1%)
  • Utility gas (45.4%)
  • Electricity (5.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46.8%)
  • Utility gas (36.0%)
  • Electricity (12.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16,180
Here:

15.2%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8,237
Here:

16.6%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19,662
Here:

50.9%
New York:

38.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Westchester County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Westchester County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Westchester County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Westchester County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Westchester County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Westchester County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 219 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED783$388,7744,673$376,4008,267$354,292402$246,89393$2,147,430283$400,4593$237,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED79$382,114547$405,2051,368$391,463112$132,87515$1,680,80062$350,5972$325,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED310$378,0031,170$324,8325,300$396,182507$141,47723$747,217361$310,9428$100,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN197$385,574627$365,5122,824$390,109106$265,72616$2,588,250116$417,4482$368,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS45$374,822229$345,0041,121$392,72493$181,6881$242,00054$370,8520$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 194 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED571$273,299111$328,0453$161,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED208$275,32759$366,0173$294,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED205$267,83468$394,2212$330,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN80$236,62527$340,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS31$328,9685$323,8001$338,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Westchester County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8,71681.3 years
John8,50274.7 years
Joseph5,85675.2 years
William5,30874.6 years
Anna3,86782.8 years
James3,86372.6 years
Margaret3,63080.0 years
Helen3,60480.8 years
Frank3,46476.0 years
George3,26775.3 years
Most common last names in Westchester County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,60675.9 years
Brown1,06975.0 years
Johnson1,05475.6 years
Williams93872.6 years
Miller84078.0 years
Jones67774.7 years
Murphy62276.6 years
Kelly51376.8 years
Davis49077.0 years
Anderson47676.1 years
Businesses in Westchester County, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven13Journeys2
ALDO4KFC11
AMF Bowling1Kincaid2
AT&T16Kmart2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kohl's3
Abercrombie Kids1La Quinta2
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy3
Aeropostale4Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters5Lane Furniture2
Ann Taylor8LensCrafters5
Apple Store1Macy's3
Applebee's10Marriott8
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls7
AutoZone5MasterBrand Cabinets52
Avenue2McDonald's24
BMW3Men's Wearhouse3
Bakers3Motherhood Maternity4
Bally Total Fitness1New Balance18
Banana Republic3New York & Co3
Baskin-Robbins13Nike66
Bath & Body Works4Nordstrom2
Bebe2Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond5OfficeMax1
Ben & Jerry's6Old Navy3
Blockbuster5Outback2
Brooks Brothers1Outback Steakhouse2
Brookstone3Pac Sun2
Budget Car Rental2Panera Bread5
Buffalo Wild Wings3Papa John's Pizza3
Burger King11Payless11
Buybuy BABY1Penske5
CVS44PetSmart4
Cache1Pier 1 Imports3
Casual Male XL3Pizza Hut3
Catherines1Quiznos2
Charlotte Russe3RadioShack16
Chico's2Ramada1
Chipotle1Raymour & Flanigan1
Cinnabon 1Red Lobster1
Clarks1Rite Aid9
Cold Stone Creamery5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Coldwater Creek1SAS Shoes4
Comfort Inn1Sam's Club1
Costco3Sears9
Crate & Barrel1Sephora1
Curves7Soma Intimates1
DHL13Spencer Gifts1
Deb1Sprint Nextel19
Decora Cabinetry11Staples10
Domino's Pizza7Starbucks29
DressBarn9Subway27
Dunkin Donuts63T-Mobile7
Express3T.G.I. Driday's3
Extended Stay America1T.J.Maxx5
Famous Footwear2Taco Bell3
FedEx169Talbots4
Finish Line3Target3
Firestone Complete Auto Care1The Athlete's Foot1
Foot Locker6The Cheesecake Factory2
Forever 213The Limited1
GNC18The Room Place3
GameStop14Tim Hortons1
Gap7Torrid1
Goodwill4Toys"R"Us9
Gymboree3Trader Joe's3
H&M3True Value17
H&R Block20U-Haul21
Haagen-Dazs3UPS199
Harmon Face Values3Vans3
Holiday Inn2Verizon Wireless9
Hollister Co.2Victoria's Secret5
Home Depot5Walgreens10
Hot Topic1Walmart2
IHOP3Wendy's6
J. Jill1Wet Seal1
J.Crew2White Castle1
JoS. A. Bank3Whole Foods Market1
Johnny Rockets2YMCA9
Jones New York21
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