Green for Green

Breaking down the county business scene by the numbers.



$1-$5 Million—Total stimulus money applied from a consortium of 14 Northern Westchester towns (along with Binghamton and Tompkins Counties), as part of the Retrofit Ramp-Up Program to increase energy efficiency and renewable energy use around the country .

 

32.4 Million— total square feet of office space in Westchester County

 

14 Million— total square feet of retail floor space in Westchester County. Approximately 73 percent of this space is located in the southern portion of the county.

Our 10 Top Private Employers (by number of employees)

IBM, Armonk 2,500
Morgan Stanley, Harrison 1,800
PepsiCo Inc., Purchase 1,500
Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle 1,400
IBM Watson Research Center, Yorktown 1,310
White Plains Hospital Center, White Plains 1,300
Pepsi Bottling Co., Somers 1,200
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, Sleepy Hollow 1,000
Northern Westchester Hospital, Mount Kisco 1,000
Riverside/St. John’s Hospital, Yonkers 1,000

Hot Jobs: Where Job Growth Is

+13.4%
Construction

+16%
Accomodation and food services

+18.5%
Management of companies and enterprises

Local Diplomacy
How educated are we?

20% Graduate or Professional Degree

 

7% Less Than 9th Grade

 

9% Some High School, No Diploma

 

21% Bachelor's Degree

 

22% High School Graduate or Equivalent

 

6% Associate’s Degree

 

15% Some College, No Degree

 

Largest Average Wage Growth
Over the Last 10 years

+78.2% management of companies and enterpises

 

+56.5% finance and insurance

 

+54.6% transportation and warehousing

 

+47.7% utilities

 

+41.3% real estate and renting and leasing