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Westchester County, New York

110 Dr ML King Jr Blvd
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 995-3080

In southwestern NY, north of New York City; original county, organized Nov 1, 1683. Name Origin: For the town and county of Chester in England

Area (sq mi):: 500.08 (land 432.82; water 67.26) Population per square mile: 2173.70
Population 2005: 940,807 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 923,459 (White 64.10%; Black or African American 14.20%; Hispanic or Latino 15.60%; Asian 4.50%; Other 9.90%). Foreign born: 22.20%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $36,726; median household $63,582; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $55,066-$55,557
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 32.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Yonkers (197,126)
  • New Rochelle (72,985)
  • Mount Vernon (68,321)
  • White Plains County seat (56,509)
  • Port Chester (27,902)
  • Harrison (25,553)
  • Peekskill (23,782)
  • Ossining (23,656)
  • Mamaroneck (18,463)
  • Scarsdale (17,888)
  • Rye (15,067)
  • Tarrytown (11,402)
  • Dobbs Ferry (11,136)
  • Mount Kisco (10,057)

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