Westchester County NY Information


Westchester County Subdivisions

Westchester County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 985,735
Daytime Population: Workers 460,181
Daytime Population: Residents 504,386
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 964,567
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 957,814
Population in Familes 790,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 27,921
Population Density2 2,290
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $90,497
Average Household Income $141,565
Per Capita Income $52,129


Total Housing Units 383,191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217,309 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 141,162 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,720 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $579,575
Average Home Value $650,975


Total Households 358,471
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 241,239
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 0.52% 0.49%
Households 0.44% 0.43%
Families 0.28% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.11%


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, 2017 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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