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Westchester County
  • County in New York

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

editorial

Westchester County is located in New York with a population of 968,738. Westchester County is one of the best places to live in New York. In Westchester County, most residents own their homes. In Westchester County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Westchester County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Westchester County are highly rated.

About

Population
968,738

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$544,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,599
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Westchester County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    131.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    70.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    111.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    864.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    66.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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