Westchester County, New York Population 2019

Westchester County, New York's estimated population is 980,244 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westchester County, New York is the 7th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017980,2441,6400.17%
2016978,6042,5010.26%
2015976,1033,3610.35%
2014972,7423,8320.40%
2013968,9106,7200.70%
2012962,1904,4970.47%
2011957,6936,7290.71%
2010950,96476,0988.70%
1990874,8668,2670.95%
1980866,599-27,505-3.08%
1970894,10485,21310.53%
1960808,891183,07529.25%
1950625,81652,2589.11%
1940573,55852,61110.10%
1930520,947176,51151.25%
1920344,43661,38121.69%
1910283,05598,79853.62%
1900184,25737,48525.54%
1890146,77237,78434.67%
1880108,988-22,360-17.02%
1870131,34831,85132.01%
186099,49741,23470.77%
185058,2639,57719.67%
184048,68612,23033.55%
183036,4563,81811.70%
182032,6382,3667.82%
181030,2722,89910.59%
180027,3733,37014.04%
179024,0030.00%

Westchester County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White637,798
Black or African American142,677
Some Other Race104,147
Asian57,584
Two or More Races28,833
American Indian and Alaska Native4,098
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander184

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Westchester County, New York Population Pyramid 2019

10,00020,00030,00040,000 Male Population10,00020,00030,00040,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Westchester County, New York Median Age

40.6


Total

38.8


Male

42.2


Female

Westchester County, New York Adults

There are 754,447 adults, (156,260 of whom are seniors) in Westchester County, New York.

Westchester County, New York Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Westchester County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

503,447

51.62%

Male

471,874

48.38%

Westchester County, New York Households and Families

Westchester County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Westchester County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All61.5%38.5%
Non Family47.8%52.2%
Male41.7%58.3%
Female41.4%58.6%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westchester County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All345,8852.7461.5
Married180,3663.4376.1
Non Family105,9891.247.8
Female42,9863.4241.4
Male16,5443.4141.7

3.33

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westchester County, New York Households

Westchester County, New York Education

Westchester County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade44,4616.65%
9th to 12th Grade38,4685.76%
High School Graduate130,49319.53%
Some College94,50914.15%
Associates Degree41,2986.18%
Bachelors Degree159,65623.90%
Graduate Degree159,21723.83%

Westchester County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White386,400364,129226,030
Hispanic140,95696,76231,864
Black95,54082,18629,176
Other Race63,34540,84410,355
Asian41,68238,44629,302
Multiple Races11,7869,8335,005
Native American2,5941,758529
Islander14411348

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 70.30%.

Westchester County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,551$62,397$45,664
Less Than High School$22,639$25,989$16,763
High School Grad$32,348$40,038$26,109
Some College$41,637$50,223$36,009
Bachelors Degree$70,044$87,114$56,209
Graduate Degree$95,944$126,656$76,329

$52,551

Average Earnings

$62,397

Average Male

$45,664

Average Female

Westchester County, New York Language

Westchester County, New York Language by Age

Westchester County, New York Language

66.69% of Westchester County, New York residents speak only English, while 33.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.82% of the population.

Westchester County, New York Poverty

Westchester County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic229,46839,25417.11%
White518,48724,5164.73%
Black136,34222,13716.24%
Other102,92618,82218.29%
Asian56,9743,9957.01%
Multiple27,8892,2187.95%
Native3,93969317.59%
Islander1442618.06%

9.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westchester County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westchester County, New York is Other, with 18.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westchester County, New York is White, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.80%.

Westchester County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.09%
High School12.63%
Some College8.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%

Westchester County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.75%
Male Unemployed19.73%
Female Employed4.56%
Male Employed3.69%

Westchester County, New York Income

Westchester County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$89,968$143,304
Families$114,923$173,360
Married Families$141,064$204,413
Non Families$47,495$70,393

Westchester County, New York Marital Status

Westchester County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Westchester County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Westchester County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Westchester County, New York Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Westchester County, New York Veterans

Westchester County, New York Veterans by War

30,444

Number of Veterans

29,313

Male Veterans

1,131

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,313
Korea4,660
World War II3,648
First Gulf War2,774
Second Gulf War2,667

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+12,632
65 to 748,745
35 to 544,010
55 to 643,393
18 to 341,664

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White24,8754.93%
Black3,7833.41%
Hispanic3,2161.93%
Other8011.07%
2 or More4843.19%
Asian3710.81%
Indian1224.17%
Hawaiian84.91%

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Education

5.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westchester County, New York Employment Status

Westchester County, New York Employment by Age

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Westchester County, New York Employment by Race

Westchester County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Westchester County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Yonkers19597920080748282.46%
New Rochelle770617955724963.24%
Mount Vernon672906834410541.57%
White Plains568535824113882.44%
Port Chester28946295245782.00%
Harrison27471283408693.16%
Ossining25069253602911.16%
Peekskill23583240534701.99%
Mamaroneck18930193564262.25%
Scarsdale17166179097434.33%
Rye15720159802601.65%
Tarrytown11248115322842.52%
Mount Kisco10877111032262.08%
Dobbs Ferry10875110932182.00%
Sleepy Hollow9870101983283.32%
Rye Brook934795752282.44%
Croton-on-Hudson807082431732.14%
Briarcliff Manor783680321962.50%
Hastings-on-Hudson784979691201.53%
Pleasantville700771501432.04%
Pelham691070201101.59%
Tuckahoe648566151302.00%
Irvington642065871672.60%
Bronxville63236407841.33%
Larchmont586461182544.33%
Pelham Manor54865565791.44%
Elmsford466050123527.55%
Ardsley445446341804.04%
Buchanan22242265411.84%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990