White Plains, New York Population 2021

58,045
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White Plains is a city located in Westchester County New York. With a 2020 population of 58,045, it is the 11th largest city in New York and the 672nd largest city in the United States . White Plains is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 2.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,853 in 2010. White Plains reached it's highest population of 58,388 in 2017. Spanning over 10 miles, White Plains has a population density of 5,928 people per square mile.

The average household income in White Plains is $131,783 with a poverty rate of 12.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,701 per month, and the median house value is $568,400. The median age in White Plains is 40 years, 37.6 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

White Plains Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of White Plains was:

  • White: 59.95%
  • Other race: 17.33%
  • Black or African American: 11.85%
  • Asian: 8.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of White Plains, New York is 58,045 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 58,141.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 56,853.

White Plains, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,85159.95%
Some Other Race10,07817.33%
Black or African American6,89211.85%
Asian4,6638.02%
Two or More Races1,5482.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.04%
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White Plains Population by Race

White Plains Population Pyramid $2021

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White Plains Median Age

40


Total

37.6


Male

42.1


Female

White Plains Adults

There are 47,191 adults, (10,096 of whom are seniors) in White Plains.

White Plains Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

White Plains Sex Ratio

Female

29,737

51.15%

Male

28,400

48.85%

White Plains Population by Age

White Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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White Plains Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.9%36.1%
All51.8%48.2%
Non Family44%56%
Female41.9%58.1%
Male27.6%72.4%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

White Plains Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,6692.5151.8
Married10,0343.3363.9
Non Family8,9351.2344
Female2,6333.3341.9
Male1,0673.4227.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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White Plains Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1007.37%
9th to 12th Grade2,0054.77%
High School Graduate7,69318.28%
Some College5,85213.91%
Associates Degree2,5916.16%
Bachelors Degree9,95623.66%
Graduate Degree10,87825.85%
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White Plains Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

White Plains Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,92720,08513,630
Hispanic12,1828,9062,447
Other Race6,1954,170893
Black5,1184,3431,809
Asian3,6933,3402,721
2+ Races580479244
Native American8074
Islander2525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.68%.

White Plains Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,613$60,572$47,009
Less Than 9th Grade$19,782$22,155$17,593
High School Graduate$31,580$40,112$20,816
Some College$42,004$46,636$30,700
Bachelors Degree$75,393$84,384$60,793
Graduate Degree$92,861$111,610$76,998

$52,613

Average Earnings

$60,572

Average Male

$47,009

Average Female

White Plains Earnings by Educational Attainment

White Plains Language by Age

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White Plains Language

58.52% of White Plains residents speak only English, while 41.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.03% of the population.

White Plains Language

White Plains Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,6453,78620.31%
Other10,0422,28022.70%
White26,5691,5335.77%
Black6,69996814.45%
Asian4,62475816.39%
Multiple1,530724.71%
Native743040.54%

12.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.35%

Male Poverty Rate

14.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White Plains

The race most likely to be in poverty in White Plains is Native, with 40.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White Plains is Multiple, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.00%.

White Plains Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.11%
High School16.64%
Some College8.08%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%

White Plains Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.12%
Female Unemployed14.56%
Female Employed7.57%
Male Employed5.31%

White Plains Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

White Plains Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,427$131,783
Families$115,875$155,116
Married Families$144,079-
Non Families$55,841$90,811
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Income by Household Type

White Plains Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

White Plains Married by Age and Sex

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White Plains Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

White Plains Marital Status by Race

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White Plains Marital Status

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1,557

Number of Veterans

1,492

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam478
Korea209
World War II202
Second Gulf War167
First Gulf War103

White Plains Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+688
55 to 64300
65 to 74292
35 to 54183
18 to 3494

White Plains Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2634.35%
Hispanic2801.99%
Black1742.90%
Other Race710.97%
Asian380.93%
2+ Races111.64%

White Plains Veterans by Race

White Plains Veterans by Education

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10.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

White Plains Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

White Plains Employment by Age

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White Plains Employment by Race

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White Plains Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.89%

Born in White Plains

69.26%

Native Born

30.74%

Foreign Born

16.31%

Non Citizen

14.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.26% of White Plains residents were born in the United States, with 54.89% having been born in New York. 16.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

White Plains Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202158,045-32-0.06%
202058,077-32-0.06%
201958,109-32-0.06%
201858,141-247-0.42%
201758,3883880.67%
201658,000-20-0.03%
201558,0202870.50%
201457,733860.15%
201357,6473920.68%
201257,255720.13%
201157,1832370.42%
201056,9463,8690.71%
200053,0774,3590.86%
199048,7181,7190.36%
198046,999-3,347-0.69%
197050,346-139-0.03%
196050,4857,0191.51%
195043,4663,1390.75%
194040,3274,4971.19%
193035,83014,7995.47%
192021,0315,0822.80%
191015,9498,0507.28%
19007,8993,8576.93%
18904,0420.00%

White Plains Population by Year