Westchester County, New York Population 2018

Westchester County, New York's estimated population is 980,244 with a growth rate of 1.14% 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
2017980,24411,0151.14%
2016969,229-9,375-0.96%
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
White641,027
Black or African American140,015
Some Other Race99,420
Asian55,359
Two or More Races29,338
American Indian and Alaska Native3,863
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander207

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Westchester County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Westchester County, New York Median Age

40.5


Total

38.6


Male

42


Female

Westchester County, New York Adults

There are 747,276 adults, (151,200 of which are seniors) in Westchester County, New York.

Westchester County, New York Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Westchester County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

500,893

51.68%

Male

468,336

48.32%

Westchester County, New York Households and Families

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

Westchester County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Male43.6%56.4%
Female41.9%58.1%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westchester County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All341,7622.7661.4
Married176,1613.4476.2
Non Family105,1181.247.7
Female44,1983.4841.9
Male16,2853.4743.6

3.36

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade44,6786.76%
9th to 12th Grade37,3035.64%
High School Graduate130,37619.72%
Some College95,76414.48%
Associates Degree40,3516.10%
Bachelors Degree157,92923.88%
Graduate Degree154,88223.42%

Westchester County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White386,939364,498224,013
Hispanic136,76693,48130,086
Black92,94880,01327,786
Other Race60,13538,0919,771
Asian40,18537,08528,186
Multiple Races11,9299,9484,946
Native American2,3781,641574
Islander16814298

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 70.14%.

Westchester County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,667$61,301$44,377
Less Than High School$21,988$25,274$16,299
High School Grad$31,744$38,234$25,652
Some College$41,376$48,918$36,105
Bachelors Degree$66,995$83,440$53,985
Graduate Degree$94,057$124,228$74,982

$51,667

Average Earnings

$61,301

Average Male

$44,377

Average Female

Westchester County, New York Language

Westchester County, New York Language by Age

Westchester County, New York Language

66.78% of Westchester County, New York residents speak only English, while 33.22% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.77% of the population.

Westchester County, New York Poverty

Westchester County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic224,35440,71418.15%
White520,40324,9974.80%
Black134,11223,00717.16%
Other98,19219,86320.23%
Asian54,7213,8246.99%
Multiple28,4482,5488.96%
Native3,67956215.28%
Islander1683822.62%

9.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.00%

Male Poverty Rate

10.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westchester County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westchester County, New York is Islander, with 22.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westchester County, New York is White, with 4.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.22%.

Westchester County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.71%
High School12.95%
Some College8.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.10%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.54%
Male Unemployed18.91%
Female Employed4.65%
Male Employed4.01%

Westchester County, New York Income

Westchester County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$86,226$137,881
Families$110,543$166,415
Married Families$136,038$197,056
Non Families$45,691$68,710

Westchester County, New York Marital Status

Westchester County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

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

Westchester County, New York Veterans

Westchester County, New York Veterans by War

32,186

Number of Veterans

30,880

Male Veterans

1,306

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,833
Korea4,989
World War II4,125
First Gulf War2,800
Second Gulf War2,592

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+12,874
65 to 749,604
35 to 544,162
55 to 643,921
18 to 341,625

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White26,0885.17%
Black4,3614.03%
Hispanic3,0581.89%
Other8101.13%
2 or More4442.88%
Asian3780.85%
Indian923.40%
Hawaiian137.03%

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Education

4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westchester County, New York Employment Status

Westchester County, New York Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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