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White Plains
  • Town in New York

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

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White Plains is a town in New York with a population of 59,421. White Plains is in Westchester County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in White Plains offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In White Plains there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in White Plains and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in White Plains are highly rated.

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About White Plains...
Population
59,421

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$612,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,047
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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White Plains Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    79
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    11.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    23.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    62.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,178.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    31.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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