Econimic Facts and Stats for Westchester County



20,497: Number of Westchester residents who work at home

Work and Marriage
183,965 number of married couples in Westchester
12.3% neither husband nor wife in labor force
7.1% wife only in labor force
23.7% husband only in labor force
56.8% both husband and wife in labor force

The five industries in Westchester with the highest employment growth between Q3 2010 and Q3 2011
Warehousing and Storage: 58.0%
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores: 47.8%
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles: 21.5%
Waste Management and Remediation Services: 21.5 %
Broadcasting (Except Internet): 17.5 %

UNEMPLOYED: 79,100
Number of local beneficiaries of unemployment insurance in Westchester between July 13, 2008 and May 31, 2012: $1,272,540,000
$1,272,540,000: Cumulative benefits given out

Crunching the Numbers on our Number-Crunchers
16.82% female, minority workers
43.31% male, non-minority workers
28.29% female, non-minority workers
11.62% male, minority workers:
10,020 Total Number of Accountants and Auditors in Westchester

Early bird or late riser?
77.37%: percentage of Westchester commuters who leave between 5 and 9 am
22% leave between 7 and 7:29 am.

Will Work for Corner Office
25.9: Number of Weschesterites seeking a job as chief executive—per each opening(!)
70: Number of expected annual openings for chief executives in the entire Hudson Valley Region

Long Live Digital
Number of photo-film development centers in Westchester
35 in 2002
15 in 2009

It Pays to Pray
Number of religious organizations in Westchester: 398
Number of employees: 5,639
Total combined wages: $145 million