Econimic Facts and Stats for Westchester County



1954 The median year that currently occupied residential structures (houses, apartment buildings, etc.) were built

Housing in Westchester
Total Housing Units: 370,821

23,589 (6.4%)
Total Vacant Units
For rent: 7,813
For sale: 3,757
Sold: 837
Seasonal/vacation home: 3,355
Vacant/other: 7,827

347,232 (93.6%)

Total Occupied Units
Owner-occupied: 213,888
Renter-occupied: 133,344

Percentage of residents who work in same municipality as they live
    White Plains    36%
    New Rochelle    33%
    Yonkers    32%
    Mount Vernon    27%
    Peekskill    25%
    Rye    21%
    Scarsdale    16%
    Elmsford    13%
    Tuckahoe    9%

Number of Selected Recreational Businesses in Westchester
51 Golf Courses and Country Clubs
12 Museums
9 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
6 Bowling Aleys
 

Number of Businesses by Number Employed
All Businesses: 31,590
    Total Number of Employees    Number of Businesses
    1-4                       20,463     
    5-9                      4,899     
    10-19                  3,014     
    20-49                  1,975     
    50-99                  657     
    100-249              400     
    250-499               119     
    500-999               45     
    1000+                  18

 

Sources of Personal Income
Westchester residents
11%: Government payments (e.g., unemployment, Social Security, veterans’ benefits, etc.)
64%: Earnings
24%: Dividends, interest, and rent:

US Residents
18%: Government payments (e.g., unemployment, Social Security, veterans’ benefits, etc.)
65%: Earnings:
17%: Dividends, interest, and rent:
 

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