What Westchester Really Thinks About Family

We asked—you answered.



Bundles of Joy—and Pains in the Butt

Okay, so the married-with-children crowd boasts the highest percentage
of happy folks—but how many kids are ideal?

0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.9%
1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.2%
2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51.0%
3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.6%
4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.6%
4+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.7%
 

Household Harmony—and Discord

What do you and your spouse/partner argue about the most?

21% - Money/finances 
14.7% - Housework
7.7% - The kids
4.5% - The in-laws 
4.5% - Sex/intimacy issues
25.5% - Other
22% - N/A
 


 

Is a BA a Bunch of BS?

A college diploma is increasingly important in today’s job market—but it can also have an awful return on
investment. Would you be upset if your children didn’t attend four-year colleges?

Yes, very . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32.8%
Yes, somewhat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.5%
No, somewhat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.8%
Not at all. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.4%
N/A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.5%
 

Birds of a Feather, Flocking Together?

Would you leave a neighborhood or school district if your family became
a minority in terms of race or religion?

24.9% Yes.
39.7% No.
35.4% I don’t know.
 


 

What is your family status?​

Single, no children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.1%
Single with children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1%
Married, no children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.2%
Married with children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44.3%
Divorced, no children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.4%
Divorced with children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.9%
 

 

 

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