Westchester County

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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    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and Westchester County celebrated the height of construction on the health network's new Ambulatory Care Pavilion adjacent to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla--the largest healthcare construction project in Westchester County in decades--with a ceremony recognizing the construction milestone.
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    McCarthy has received several professional accolades in his career, including the Westchester County Association's "Young Professional of the Year" award in 2010 and Westchester County Business Journal's "Young Male Executive" award in 2008.
    The Westchester County office market has held steady for quite a while, with little fluctuation in market indicators," said Chris O'Callaghan, managing director and Westchester County market lead for JLL.
    Houlihan of Houlihan-Parnes Realtors was honored as the recipient of Westchester County Parks 2010 Best Friends Award.
    Overall leasing activity during the third quarter of 2008 in Westchester County climbed by more than 200,000 s/f over the previous quarter, despite the current turmoil in the nation's economy.

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