Westchester County NY Information

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  1. Westchester County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forWestchester County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Westchester County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 969,443
Population in Households 941,731
Population in Familes 777,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 27,712
Population Density2 2,252
Diversity Index3 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $94,045
Average Household Income $148,367
Per Capita Income $54,256

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 380,840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203,489 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 150,532 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,819 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $637,741
Average Home Value $768,421
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 354,021
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 238,143
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.23% 0.22%
Households 0.21% 0.2%
Families 0.08% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

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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, 2019 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 # 4 95th
Per Capita Income # 2 98th

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