Westchester County NY Information


Westchester County Subdivisions

Westchester County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 977,073
Population in Households 949,152
Population in Familes 787,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 27,921
Population Density2 2,270
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $95,623
Average Household Income $146,887
Per Capita Income $54,087


Total Housing Units 381,214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 209,823 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 145,611 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25,780 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $609,124
Average Home Value $752,190


Total Households 355,434
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 238,997
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.41%
Households 0.28% 0.36%
Families 0.13% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


Westchester County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westchester County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 90th
Population Density # 7 90th
Diversity Index # 5 94th
Median Household Income # 5 94th
Per Capita Income # 2 98th

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