Westchester County, New York Population 2021

Westchester County, New York's estimated population is 966,092 with a growth rate of -0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westchester County, New York is the null largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 950,601 and has seen a growth of 1.63% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021966,092-707-0.07%
2020966,799-707-0.07%
2019967,506-707-0.07%
2018968,213-1,476-0.15%
2017969,689-578-0.06%
2016970,2671,4940.15%
2015968,7731,7290.18%
2014967,0442,4770.26%
2013964,5674,9820.52%
2012959,5853,3230.35%
2011956,2625,6610.60%
2010950,60175,7358.66%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.07%
County Website
Founded
1683
County Seat
2010 Population
950,601
Growth Since 2010
1.63%
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Westchester County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White622,85564.29%
Black or African American144,05314.87%
Some Other Race110,02911.36%
Asian58,1406.00%
Two or More Races29,9683.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,5940.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2510.03%
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Westchester County, New York Population By Race

Westchester County, New York Population Pyramid 2021

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Westchester County, New York Median Age

40.9


Total

39.2


Male

42.6


Female

Westchester County, New York Adults

There are 753,789 adults, (162,211 of whom are seniors) in Westchester County, New York.

Westchester County, New York Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Westchester County, New York Sex Ratio

Mujer

499,721

51.58%

Masculino

469,169

48.42%

Westchester County, New York Population by Age

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

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Westchester County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Masculino42.6%57.4%
Mujer40.3%59.7%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westchester County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All349,2922.761.4
Married179,9853.476.1
Non Family109,4841.248.5
Mujer43,4253.3340.3
Masculino16,3983.3842.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Westchester County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41,2486.17%
9th to 12th Grade38,5145.76%
High School Graduate128,49219.23%
Some College90,40613.53%
Associates Degree42,6976.39%
Bachelors Degree161,99624.24%
Graduate Degree164,93724.68%
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Westchester County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westchester County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White379,044357,961227,629
Hispanic145,993103,48834,666
Black98,62984,74631,785
Other Race67,16644,60611,414
Asian42,57539,45330,640
2+ Races12,50610,6305,295
Native American2,3881,724617
Islander21218047

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.97%.

Westchester County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$56,826$67,631$48,779
Less Than 9th Grade$25,072$28,718$18,883
High School Graduate$34,226$41,166$26,414
Some College$44,380$53,258$36,777
Bachelors Degree$75,190$92,063$61,670
Graduate Degree$101,486$135,346$79,941

$56,826

Average Earnings

$67,631

Average Male

$48,779

Average Female

Westchester County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westchester County, New York Language by Age

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Westchester County, New York Language

66.47% of Westchester County, New York residents speak only English, while 33.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.00% of the population.

Westchester County, New York Language

Westchester County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic233,88635,67815.25%
White507,16022,9454.52%
Black137,71520,47414.87%
Other108,09618,05816.71%
Asian57,5054,7848.32%
Multiple29,0972,4928.56%
Native3,4123389.91%
Islander2262912.83%

8.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.74%

Male Poverty Rate

9.87%

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 16.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westchester County, New York is White, with 4.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.06%.

Westchester County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.53%
High School12.05%
Some College7.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%

Westchester County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.73%
Male Unemployed19.34%
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed3.34%

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

Westchester County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,610$154,513
Families$124,670$188,790
Married Families$153,642$223,145
Non Families$49,911$74,609
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Income by Household Type

Westchester County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Westchester County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Westchester County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Westchester County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Westchester County, New York Marital Status

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28,127

Number of Veterans

26,756

Male Veterans

1,371

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,104
Korea4,240
First Gulf War3,167
Second Gulf War3,113
World War II2,601

Westchester County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12,004
65 to 746,821
35 to 544,390
55 to 643,281
18 to 341,631

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22,2584.49%
Black3,9943.53%
Hispanic3,2161.89%
Other Race8111.03%
Asian4961.06%
2+ Races4412.85%
Native American1184.36%
Islander93.91%

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Race

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westchester County, New York Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Westchester County, New York Employment by Age

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Westchester County, New York Employment by Race

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Westchester County, New York 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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59.31%

Born in Westchester County, New York

74.46%

Native Born

25.54%

Foreign Born

11.26%

Non Citizen

14.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.46% of Westchester County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 59.31% having been born in New York. 11.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Westchester County, New York Place of Birth

  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

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