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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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White Plains is a town in New York with a population of 58,137. 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
58,137

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$568,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,701
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    116.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    44.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    58.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,566.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    54.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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