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Westchester County, New York (NY)

County population in 2019: 967,506 (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: 2235 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Westchester County: 149.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Westchester County, NY (2019)
    • 506,24654.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 247,16926.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 128,94914.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 58,1156.3%Asian alone
    • 16,6691.8%Two or more races
    • 8,1580.9%Some other race alone
    • 2,1590.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.0 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Males: 468,412  (48.4%)
Females: 499,094  (51.6%)
Average household size:
Westchester County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $101,908 ($63,582 in 1999)
This county:

$101,908
New York:

$72,108

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,476 (lower quartile is $1,053, upper quartile is $1,914)
This county:

$1476
State:

$1190


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $559,400 (it was $285,800 in 2000)
Westchester:

$559,400
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $367,200 - $803,400

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $820,934
Here:

$820,934
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $509,282
Here:

$509,282
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $521,470
Here:

$521,470
State:

$650,471

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $418,733
Here:

$418,733
State:

$808,879

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $299,089
Here:

$299,089
State:

$916,967

Mobile homes: $493,686
Here:

$493,686
State:

$82,547

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $3,465
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $1,419

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 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is significantly better than average.
78.5% 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.
88.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
80.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 188 pounds. This is less than average.
Average weight of females is 156 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:

  • 1997: 992 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 1998: 1342 buildings, average cost: $233,500
  • 1999: 1360 buildings, average cost: $264,800
  • 2000: 1287 buildings, average cost: $271,300
  • 2001: 1090 buildings, average cost: $285,800
  • 2002: 1049 buildings, average cost: $282,500
  • 2003: 826 buildings, average cost: $295,500
  • 2004: 898 buildings, average cost: $331,300
  • 2005: 780 buildings, average cost: $338,200
  • 2006: 434 buildings, average cost: $493,000
  • 2007: 464 buildings, average cost: $446,300
  • 2008: 321 buildings, average cost: $485,400
  • 2009: 177 buildings, average cost: $517,500
  • 2010: 175 buildings, average cost: $544,800
  • 2011: 192 buildings, average cost: $790,400
  • 2012: 189 buildings, average cost: $429,100
  • 2013: 264 buildings, average cost: $500,200
  • 2014: 296 buildings, average cost: $656,700
  • 2015: 315 buildings, average cost: $522,900
  • 2016: 291 buildings, average cost: $524,000
  • 2017: 346 buildings, average cost: $520,100
  • 2018: 322 buildings, average cost: $556,100
  • 2019: 397 buildings, average cost: $463,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Westchester, NY residents
Average permit cost in Westchester, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $10,001 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $10,001 (2.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Westchester, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Westchester, NY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Westchester, NY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.2%
Westchester County:

8.2%
New York:

13.0%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.8% for American Indian residents, 11.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.6% for other race residents, 7.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.0 years old
(Males: 39.8 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.4 years old, Black residents: 38.8 years old, American Indian residents: 32.4 years old, Asian residents: 41.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.1 years old, Other race residents: 32.0 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, Mount Pleasant, Cortlandt, Yorktown, Port Chester, Harrison.

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 

2018 air pollution in Westchester County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Duchesne County, Utah , Union County, New Jersey , Mahoning County, Ohio , Lee County, Iowa , Wells County, Indiana .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
New York:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in Westchester, NY
County total employment by year in Westchester, NY
County average yearly wages by year in Westchester, NY

Current college students: 52,847
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 51.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 247,140 (61.5% naturalized citizens)

Westchester County:

25.5%
Whole state:

22.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 45,9352010 or later
  • 58,5812000 to 2009
  • 52,0101990 to 1999
  • 54,1471980 to 1989
  • 28,6341970 to 1979
  • 43,464Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 165,792
  • One, attached: 23,376
  • Two: 31,050
  • 3 or 4: 33,012
  • 5 to 9: 19,450
  • 10 to 19: 14,874
  • 20 to 49: 29,167
  • 50 or more: 59,795
  • Mobile homes: 747

Housing units in Westchester County with a mortgage: 142,058 (2,078 second mortgage, 17,504 home equity loan, 380 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 79,083

Here:

64.3% with mortgage
State:

59.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Westchester County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic435,590100
Other75,029114
Mainline Protestant46,854176
Evangelical Protestant28,915209
Black Protestant17,81438
Orthodox5,45816
None339,453-
Westchester County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 417
Westchester County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Westchester County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 904
This county:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Westchester County:

7.6%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Westchester County:

19.1%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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

Earthquake activity:

Westchester County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 202.2 miles away from Westchester County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 310.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.9 miles away from Westchester County center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Tropical Storm Isaias, Incident Period: August 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4567, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4085: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4085, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4020: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4020, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3328: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3328, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2010 to March 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1899: April 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1899, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1692: April 24, 2007, FEMA Id: 1692, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1650: July 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 1650, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 16 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Westchester County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Westchester

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 314,083 (70.0%)
  • Carpooled: 35,842 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 20,224 (4.5%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 10,377 (2.3%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 12,629 (2.8%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 182 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 207 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5,665 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 335 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 22,055 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 27,062 (6.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Dominican Republic (9%)
  • Jamaica (9%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Ecuador (5%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Westchester County


  • Italian (13%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • American (5%)
  • Jamaican (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Eastern European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 6,911 people in nursing homes
  • 5,145 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4,923 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,494 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,032 people in religious group quarters
  • 831 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 564 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 564 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 516 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 376 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 337 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 243 people in other group homes
  • 226 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 148 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 96 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 92 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 45 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 37 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 29 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 16 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 15 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 9 people in halfway houses
  • 3 people in institutions for the blind

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

  • 10,113 people in college/university student housing
  • 6,643 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,813 people in state prisons
  • 1,947 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,515 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,336 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,164 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,120 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 537 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 447 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 250 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 243 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 230 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 170 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 151 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 25 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $171,694.

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($125,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
New York average:

4.90%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,937 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

3.16% relocated from other counties in New York ($82,512 average AGI)
1.58% relocated from other states ($39,650 average AGI)
Westchester County:

1.58%
New York average:

1.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bronx County, NY  1.06% ($59,595 average AGI)
from New York County, NY  0.73% ($264,722)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($142,178)
from Queens County, NY  0.31% ($102,725)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.25% ($144,605)
from Putnam County, NY  0.15% ($73,041)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.12% ($72,478)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($154,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
New York average:

5.85%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,279 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.10%

2.52% relocated to other counties in New York ($81,770 average AGI)
2.83% relocated to other states ($68,228 average AGI)
Westchester County:

2.83%
New York average:

2.73%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New York County, NY  0.59% ($476,992 average AGI)
to Bronx County, NY  0.57% ($43,856)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.51% ($142,930)
to Putnam County, NY  0.24% ($73,973)
to Kings County, NY  0.20% ($74,114)
to Queens County, NY  0.20% ($65,255)
to Dutchess County, NY  0.18% ($173,508)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.2

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 from 2007 to 2019: 7.3

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 from 2007 to 2018: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Westchester County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Westchester County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Westchester County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Westchester County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Westchester County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Westchester County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Westchester County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 142,159 (126,953 aged, 15,206 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 17,006 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Westchester County, New York in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (20,967)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (8,128)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (8,125)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (4,758)
  • Unspecified dementia (4,472)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (3,915)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (3,329)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (3,323)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (3,257)
  • Congestive heart failure (3,182)

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: 12,758
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 373
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,643

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,285
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 784
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 95
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 3,302

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: 967,506
  • Male householders: 170,472 (35,385 living alone), Female householders: 184,664 (59,790 living alone)
  • 185,476 spouses (183,716 opposite-sex spouses), 15,342 unmarried partners, (14,779 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 299,798 children (289,943 natural, 4,927 adopted, 4,928 stepchildren), 15,430 grandchildren, 11,241 brothers or sisters, 14,524 parents, 34 foster children, 19,143 other relatives, 27,308 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 24,074

Size of family households: 97,500 2-persons, 58,008 3-persons, 52,126 4-persons, 23,495 5-persons, 8,418 6-persons, 5,467 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 95,175 1-person, 13,166 2-persons, 910 3-persons, 722 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 102 6-persons.

145,107 married couples with children.
43,639 single-parent households (8,209 men, 35,430 women).

65.9% of residents of Westchester speak English at home.
20.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
8.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
3.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $5,331,397,000 ($5,657 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:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.8

Year house built in Westchester County, New York
  • Year house built in Westchester County, New York
  • 7,3572014 or later
  • 3,6572010 to 2013
  • 17,3762000 to 2009
  • 17,8271990 to 1999
  • 31,4511980 to 1989
  • 36,8471970 to 1979
  • 48,5541960 to 1969
  • 70,8231950 to 1959
  • 28,3721940 to 1949
  • 114,9991939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Westchester County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westchester County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westchester County, New York
  • 1,6801 room
  • 2,5492 rooms
  • 14,1863 rooms
  • 22,0604 rooms
  • 27,4065 rooms
  • 32,5796 rooms
  • 31,3157 rooms
  • 30,1398 rooms
  • 59,2279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westchester County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westchester County, New York
  • 10,3521 room
  • 9,3722 rooms
  • 30,5973 rooms
  • 42,6364 rooms
  • 22,3595 rooms
  • 9,7146 rooms
  • 3,1907 rooms
  • 3,0538 rooms
  • 2,7229+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Westchester County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Westchester County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Westchester County, New York
  • 2,922no bedroom
  • 17,7031 bedroom
  • 39,7172 bedrooms
  • 79,4773 bedrooms
  • 54,6584 bedrooms
  • 26,6645+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westchester County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westchester County, New York
  • 16,695no bedroom
  • 39,8521 bedroom
  • 48,9522 bedrooms
  • 21,7793 bedrooms
  • 4,9164 bedrooms
  • 1,8015+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Westchester County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Westchester County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Westchester County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 9,014no vehicle
  • 64,9951 vehicle
  • 94,5072 vehicles
  • 36,1573 vehicles
  • 11,9124 vehicles
  • 4,5565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Westchester County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Westchester County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 39,398no vehicle
  • 58,6951 vehicle
  • 28,4152 vehicles
  • 5,9093 vehicles
  • 1,2354 vehicles
  • 3435+ vehicles

89.9% of Westchester County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in New York.

Westchester County:

89.9%
State average:

89.5%

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

  • This state: 571,546
  • Other state: 127,623
  • Northeast: 62,499
  • Midwest: 19,552
  • South: 31,192
  • West: 14,380
Year householders moved into unit in Westchester County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Westchester County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.9%Utility gas
  • 35.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.8%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12,901
Here:

14.3%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8,758
Here:

15.6%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23,446
Here:

45.8%
New York:

37.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Westchester County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $48,188,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $32,558,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,778,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,442,553,000
    Other: $75,796,000
    Air Transportation: $46,242,000
    Higher Education - Other: $34,832,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,888,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,386,000
    Sewerage: $4,922,000
    Parking Facilities: $481,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $43,923,000
    Regular Highways: $41,312,000
    General - Other: $39,229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,718,000
    Water Utilities: $8,394,000
    Air Transportation: $5,370,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,288,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,091,000
    Health - Other: $549,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,445,699,000
    General - Other: $596,255,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $161,345,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,407,000
    Health - Other: $156,177,000
    Sewerage: $140,688,000
    Correctional Institutions: $131,401,000
    Other Higher Education: $124,626,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,729,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,560,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,767,000
    Air Transportation: $39,795,000
    Police Protection: $38,254,000
    Water Utilities: $29,054,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,029,000
    Corrections - Other: $25,853,000
    Financial Administration: $8,844,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,500,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,415,000
    Libraries: $1,050,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,634,000
    Other: $1,482,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,170,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $197,512,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,615,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $260,043,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $38,544,000
    Other: $12,742,000
    Highways: $141,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,374,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,201,529,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $231,011,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $195,208,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,595,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,803,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,526,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,060,000
    Rents: $551,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $1,516,000
    Sewerage: $576,000
    Other Higher Education: $478,000
    Water Utilities: $192,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    Correctional Institutions: $155,000
    General - Other: $141,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $261,140,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $48,707,000
    Water Utilities: $27,737,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $75,555,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $75,162,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $256,650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $238,663,000
    Other: $152,106,000
    Health and Hospitals: $67,119,000
    Transit Utilities: $57,759,000
    Education: $42,377,000
    Highways: $3,512,000
  • Tax - Property: $694,597,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $608,284,000
    Other License: $22,780,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,622,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,142,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $368,660,000

Westchester County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $48,188,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $32,558,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,778,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,442,553,000
    Other: $75,796,000
    Air Transportation: $46,242,000
    Higher Education - Other: $34,832,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,888,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,386,000
    Sewerage: $4,922,000
    Parking Facilities: $481,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $43,923,000
    Regular Highways: $41,312,000
    General - Other: $39,229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,718,000
    Water Utilities: $8,394,000
    Air Transportation: $5,370,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,288,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,091,000
    Health - Other: $549,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,445,699,000
    General - Other: $596,255,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $161,345,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,407,000
    Health - Other: $156,177,000
    Sewerage: $140,688,000
    Correctional Institutions: $131,401,000
    Other Higher Education: $124,626,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,729,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,560,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,767,000
    Air Transportation: $39,795,000
    Police Protection: $38,254,000
    Water Utilities: $29,054,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,029,000
    Corrections - Other: $25,853,000
    Financial Administration: $8,844,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,500,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,415,000
    Libraries: $1,050,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,634,000
    Other: $1,482,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,170,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $197,512,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,615,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $260,043,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $38,544,000
    Other: $12,742,000
    Highways: $141,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,374,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,201,529,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $231,011,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $195,208,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,595,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,803,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,526,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,060,000
    Rents: $551,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $1,516,000
    Sewerage: $576,000
    Other Higher Education: $478,000
    Water Utilities: $192,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    Correctional Institutions: $155,000
    General - Other: $141,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $261,140,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $48,707,000
    Water Utilities: $27,737,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $75,555,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $75,162,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $256,650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $238,663,000
    Other: $152,106,000
    Health and Hospitals: $67,119,000
    Transit Utilities: $57,759,000
    Education: $42,377,000
    Highways: $3,512,000
  • Tax - Property: $694,597,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $608,284,000
    Other License: $22,780,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,622,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,142,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $368,660,000

Westchester County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $48,188,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $32,558,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,778,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,442,553,000
    Other: $75,796,000
    Air Transportation: $46,242,000
    Higher Education - Other: $34,832,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,888,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,386,000
    Sewerage: $4,922,000
    Parking Facilities: $481,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $43,923,000
    Regular Highways: $41,312,000
    General - Other: $39,229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,718,000
    Water Utilities: $8,394,000
    Air Transportation: $5,370,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,288,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,091,000
    Health - Other: $549,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,445,699,000
    General - Other: $596,255,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $161,345,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,407,000
    Health - Other: $156,177,000
    Sewerage: $140,688,000
    Correctional Institutions: $131,401,000
    Other Higher Education: $124,626,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,729,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,560,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,767,000
    Air Transportation: $39,795,000
    Police Protection: $38,254,000
    Water Utilities: $29,054,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,029,000
    Corrections - Other: $25,853,000
    Financial Administration: $8,844,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,500,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,415,000
    Libraries: $1,050,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,634,000
    Other: $1,482,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,170,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $197,512,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,615,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $260,043,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $38,544,000
    Other: $12,742,000
    Highways: $141,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,374,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,201,529,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $231,011,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $195,208,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,595,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,803,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,526,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,060,000
    Rents: $551,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $1,516,000
    Sewerage: $576,000
    Other Higher Education: $478,000
    Water Utilities: $192,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    Correctional Institutions: $155,000
    General - Other: $141,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $261,140,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $48,707,000
    Water Utilities: $27,737,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $75,555,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $75,162,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $256,650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $238,663,000
    Other: $152,106,000
    Health and Hospitals: $67,119,000
    Transit Utilities: $57,759,000
    Education: $42,377,000
    Highways: $3,512,000
  • Tax - Property: $694,597,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $608,284,000
    Other License: $22,780,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,622,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,142,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $368,660,000

Westchester County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $48,188,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $32,558,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,778,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,442,553,000
    Other: $75,796,000
    Air Transportation: $46,242,000
    Higher Education - Other: $34,832,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,888,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,386,000
    Sewerage: $4,922,000
    Parking Facilities: $481,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $43,923,000
    Regular Highways: $41,312,000
    General - Other: $39,229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,718,000
    Water Utilities: $8,394,000
    Air Transportation: $5,370,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,288,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,091,000
    Health - Other: $549,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,445,699,000
    General - Other: $596,255,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $161,345,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,407,000
    Health - Other: $156,177,000
    Sewerage: $140,688,000
    Correctional Institutions: $131,401,000
    Other Higher Education: $124,626,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,729,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,560,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,767,000
    Air Transportation: $39,795,000
    Police Protection: $38,254,000
    Water Utilities: $29,054,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,029,000
    Corrections - Other: $25,853,000
    Financial Administration: $8,844,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,500,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,415,000
    Libraries: $1,050,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,634,000
    Other: $1,482,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,170,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $197,512,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,615,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $260,043,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $38,544,000
    Other: $12,742,000
    Highways: $141,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,374,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,201,529,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $231,011,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $195,208,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,595,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,803,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,526,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,060,000
    Rents: $551,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $1,516,000
    Sewerage: $576,000
    Other Higher Education: $478,000
    Water Utilities: $192,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    Correctional Institutions: $155,000
    General - Other: $141,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $261,140,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $48,707,000
    Water Utilities: $27,737,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $75,555,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $75,162,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $256,650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $238,663,000
    Other: $152,106,000
    Health and Hospitals: $67,119,000
    Transit Utilities: $57,759,000
    Education: $42,377,000
    Highways: $3,512,000
  • Tax - Property: $694,597,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $608,284,000
    Other License: $22,780,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,622,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,142,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $368,660,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 15,952
  • Number of aged recipients: 3,731
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 12,221
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,808
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 8,481
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 5,663
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 5,746
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 7,590
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
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
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westchester, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westchester, NY - 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-Eleven13Jones New York21
A&P21Journeys2
ALDO4Justice3
AMF Bowling1KFC11
AT&T13Kincaid2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kmart2
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's4
Ace Hardware2La Quinta2
Advance Auto Parts3La-Z-Boy3
Aeropostale4Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters5Lane Furniture2
Ann Taylor8LensCrafters5
Apple Store1Macy's3
Applebee's10Marriott7
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls8
Audi2MasterBrand Cabinets52
AutoZone5McDonald's25
Avenue2Men's Wearhouse3
BMW3Motherhood Maternity4
Bakers3New Balance18
Bally Total Fitness1New York & Co3
Banana Republic3Nike66
Barnes & Noble3Nissan6
Baskin-Robbins12Nordstrom2
Bath & Body Works4Office Depot1
Bebe2OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond5Old Navy3
Ben & Jerry's6Outback2
Blockbuster5Outback Steakhouse2
Brooks Brothers1Pac Sun2
Brookstone3Panera Bread6
Budget Car Rental1Papa John's Pizza3
Buffalo Wild Wings3Pathmark3
Burger King11Payless11
Buybuy BABY1Penske5
CVS42PetSmart4
Cache1Pier 1 Imports4
Casual Male XL3Pizza Hut3
Catherines1Pottery Barn1
Charlotte Russe3Pottery Barn Kids1
Chevrolet4Quiznos1
Chico's2RadioShack17
Chipotle1Ramada1
Cinnabon 1Raymour & Flanigan1
Clarks1Red Lobster1
Cold Stone Creamery5Rite Aid9
Coldwater Creek1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Comfort Inn1SAS Shoes4
Costco3Sam's Club1
Crate & Barrel1Sears9
Curves7Sephora1
DHL13Sheraton1
Deb1Soma Intimates1
Decora Cabinetry11Spencer Gifts1
Domino's Pizza7Sprint Nextel20
DressBarn9Staples10
Dressbarn9Starbucks28
Dunkin Donuts59Stop & Shop12
Express3Subaru5
Extended Stay America1Subway26
Famous Footwear2T-Mobile8
FedEx150T.G.I. Driday's3
Finish Line3T.J.Maxx5
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell3
Foot Locker6Talbots4
Ford4Target3
Forever 213The Athlete's Foot1
GNC18The Cheesecake Factory2
GameStop14The Limited1
Gap7The Room Place3
Goodwill4Torrid1
Gymboree3Toyota5
H&M3Toys"R"Us9
H&R Block20Trader Joe's3
Haagen-Dazs3True Value17
Harmon Face Values3U-Haul20
Haworth1UPS182
Hilton3Vans3
Holiday Inn2Verizon Wireless9
Hollister Co.2Victoria's Secret5
Home Depot5Volkswagen3
Honda4Walgreens9
Hot Topic1Walmart2
Hyundai3Wendy's6
IHOP3Wet Seal1
J. Jill1White Castle1
J.Crew2Whole Foods Market1
JoS. A. Bank3YMCA9
Johnny Rockets2

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