Westchester County By the Numbers

Statistics, facts and figures regarding Westchester’s residents, their income, ages, health and more.



Spend Wisely
The mean individual retirement income for
County residents, not including Social Security (2011): 

 

$32,195
 

The Gender Gap
Number of males per 100
females in...

Driven to Succeed
Percentage of County
residents who...

For Better Or For Worse
Percentage of married
residents in...

92.7   Westchester

90    Yonkers

93.6     New Rochelle

82.7    Mount Vernon

96.2     White Plains

99.3     Peekskill

91.9     Rye

106.9    Port Chester

94.1    Scarsdale


 

4.5 

work at home

7.7 

carpool

60.5

drive alone to work

51.7   Westchester

44.2   Yonkers

45.4    New Rochelle

37.0    Mount Vernon

48.0   White Plains

47.0   Peekskill

63.4   Rye

45.4   Port Chester

74.0   Scarsdale

Middle Age
Median age of residents
(in years) in...

A Matter of Degrees
Percentage of first
bachelor’s degree by 

Road
Scholar

39.9   Westchester

37.2   Yonkers

38.8   New Rochelle

37.2   Mount Vernon

39.6   White Plains

36.2   Peekskill

41.1   Rye

35.0   Port Chester

41.3   Scarsdale




 

24.35 - Science,
engineering &
related fields

22.0 - Social sciences
(including psychology
& communications)


21.24 - Business

18.49 - Arts & Humanities

9.94 - Education

3.80 - Other

Total miles of roads
in Westchester: 
3,418.1

Hours it would take to
drive  along all of
Westchester’s roads while
averaging 35 mph: 
98

Percentage of roads
owned by...

Town, village, or city: 81.29
County: 3.95
NYS Dept. of Transportation: 12.98
Other: 1.78

Green Acres in Westchester
500 - Number of cows (2012)

1,900 - Tons of hay
harvested (2011)

105 - Farms (2010)

8,300 - Farmland
in acres (2010)

194 - Number of
farm workers (2011)

Safety First

Work-related hospitalizations per 100,000
employed persons in...

12.0 - Westchester
18.1 - Nassau
17.4 - Rockland
19.8 - Putnam
5.3 - Manhattan

Fatal work-related events per 100,000 employed
persons in Westchester: 2.3


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