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Population (year 2000): 53,077. Estimated population in July 2005: 56,733 (+6.9% change)
Males: 25,110 (47.3%), Females: 27,967 (52.7%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $58,545 (year 2000)
Median house value: $344,100 (year 2000)

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Races in White Plains:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.2%)
  • Hispanic (23.5%)
  • Black (15.9%)
  • Other race (10.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (15.2%), Irish (11.5%), German (6.9%), Russian (4.1%), English (3.7%), Polish (3.6%).

New! Plains, New York forum

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 9.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in White Plains

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Plains city

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

29.3% Foreign born (18.8% Latin America, 5.6% Europe, 4.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,321 (+8.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (19.1 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (24.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY (1.4 miles Ridgeway, NY Scarsdale, (2.8 miles NY (2.8 miles Fairview, NY (3.0 miles Hartsdale, NY Harrison, (3.2 miles NY (4.3 miles Elmsford,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 54 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 1997: 61 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $257,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $256,900
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $272,300

Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 73.76 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.6%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +29,889 (+56.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,348 (32.1%)


 

Crime in White Plains by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 3 2 0
    per 100,000 1.9 1.9 1.9 5.7 3.8 0.0
Rapes 6 8 13 5 9 6
    per 100,000 11.3 15.1 24.5 9.4 17.0 11.3
Robberies 77 67 67 71 81 69
    per 100,000 145.1 126.2 126.2 133.8 152.6 130.0
Assaults 106 117 133 119 129 138
    per 100,000 199.7 220.4 250.6 224.2 243.0 260.0
Burglaries 82 212 112 158 134 86
    per 100,000 154.5 399.4 211.0 297.7 252.5 162.0
Thefts 2,076 1,854 1,915 1,564 1,452 1,288
    per 100,000 3911.3 3493.0 3608.0 2946.7 2735.6 2426.7
Auto thefts 137 121 133 113 83 65
    per 100,000 258.1 228.0 250.6 212.9 156.4 122.5
277.8 275.8 278.8 250.1 244.6 213.7


Average climate in White Plains, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

White

White Plains-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/15/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the White Plains city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Channing Frye - NBA player (New York Knicks, born: May 17, 1983), Kevin Hyland - College basketball player (Holy Cross Crusaders), Markus Austin - College basketball player (Eastern Michigan Eagles), Rashad Bilal - College basketball player (MD Baltimore Co Retreivers), Torey Thomas - College basketball player (Holy Cross Crusaders).


Main business address for: U S ENERGY SYSTEMS INC (ELECTRIC, GAS & SANITARY SERVICES), GP STRATEGIES CORP (SERVICES-EDUCATIONAL SERVICES), PRESIDENTIAL REALTY CORP/DE/ (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), NATIONAL PATENT DEVELOPMENT CORP (MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES), DREW INDUSTRIES INC (METAL DOORS, SASH, FRAMES, MOLDING & TRIM), STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), HAIGHTS CROSS COMMUNICATIONS INC (MISCELLANEOUS PUBLISHING), BUNGE LTD (FATS & OILS) and 7 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in White Plains:
  • BURKE REHAB HOSPITAL, THE (785 MAMARONECK AVE)
  • ST AGNES HOSPITAL (305 NORTH ST)
  • WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (DAVIS AVE AT EAST POST RD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to White Plains:
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 6 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 20 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • TETERBORO (about 24 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to White Plains:
  • EVERS (about 14 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)
  • SANDS POINT (about 14 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • FLUSHING (about 19 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)

Amtrak stations near White Plains:
  • 8 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 30 $177,166 $70,866 4 $9,290
Other Government Administration 48 $267,469 $66,867 15 $5,238
Sewerage 10 $49,259 $59,110 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 31 $136,770 $52,943 76 $44,632
Housing and Community Development(Local) 65 $259,133 $47,839 2 $1,246
Water Supply 26 $122,107 $56,357 0 $0
Local Libraries 39 $161,390 $49,658 54 $26,953
Police Protection - Officers 210 $1,368,985 $78,227 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 9 $70,877 $94,502 0 $0
Police - Other 38 $140,605 $44,401 22 $10,129
Firefighters 165 $979,582 $71,242 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,715 $44,580 0 $0
Streets and Highways 116 $517,476 $53,532 0 $0
Welfare 4 $16,342 $49,026 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 74 $316,265 $51,286 1 $1,286
Other and Unallocable 125 $592,362 $56,866 156 $62,213
Totals for Government 991 $5,179,502 $62,718 330 $160,989


Colleges/Universities in White Plains:
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-WHITE PLAINS (Full-time enrollment: 1,208; Location: 78 N BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pace.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • THE WESTCHESTER BUSINESS INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 1,068; Location: 325 CENTRAL AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wbi.org)
  • BERKELEY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 554; Location: 99 CHURCH STREET; Private, for-profit; Website: www.BerkeleyCollege.edu)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-WHITE PLAINS BRANCH CAMPUS (Location: MARTINE AVE AND S BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mercynet.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • DRAKE SCHOOL OF WESTCHESTER (Location: 4 LYON PL; Private, for-profit)
  • BERLITZ LANGUAGE CENTERS (Location: ONE N BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Plains:
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 4 miles; PURCHASE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,517)
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; VALHALLA, NY; FT enrollment: 6,730)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; DOBBS FERRY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,643)
  • IONA COLLEGE (about 8 miles; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,532)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 8 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • THE COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE (about 9 miles; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; FT enrollment: 5,414)
  • MANHATTAN COLLEGE (about 13 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,769)
Public high school in White Plains:
  • WHITE PLAINS SHS (Students: 2,025; Location: 550 NORTH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in White Plains:
  • ARCHBISHOP STEPINAC HIGH SCH (Students: 699; Location: 950 MAMARONECK AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • ACAD OUR LADY GOOD COUNSEL (Students: 380; Location: 52 NORTH BROADWAY; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • GERMAN SCHOOL NEW YORK (Students: 354; Location: 50 PARTRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WINDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: WINDWOOD AVENUE; Grades: 1 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in White Plains:
  • WHITE PLAINS MS (Students: 1,736; Location: 128 GRANDVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 646; Location: 100 ORCHARD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MAMARONECK AVE SCHOOL (Students: 638; Location: 7 NOSBAND AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIDGEWAY SCHOOL (Students: 626; Location: 225 RIDGEWAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHURCH STREET SCHOOL (Students: 620; Location: 295 CHURCH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • POST ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 175 W POST RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RICHARD J. BAILEY SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 33 HILLSIDE AVE S; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • VIRGINIA ROAD ES (Students: 367; Location: 86 VIRGINIA RD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • LEE F. JACKSON SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: SARATOGA RD; Grades: KG - 01)
  • NY HOSPITAL ANNEX (Students: 58; Location: 21 BLOOMINGDALE RD; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in White Plains:
  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 888 MAMARONECK AVENUE; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ST ANTHONYS SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 45 E GAINSBORG AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN EVANGELIST SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 146 HAMILTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL ELEME (Students: 187; Location: 52 NORTH BROADWAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MOHAWK COUNTRY HOME SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: OLD TARRYTOWN ROAD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • KODOMONO KUNI (Students: 104; Location: 252 SOUNDVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • RIDGEWAY NURSERY SCHOOL KINDER (Students: 87; Location: 465 RIDGEWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST AGNES HOSPITAL-EARLY CHLDHD (Students: 72; Location: 305 NORTH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in White Plains:
  • WHITE PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,560,698; Location: 100 MARTINE AVENUE; 317,516 books; 13,318 audio materials; 13,970 video materials; 524 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in White Plains: Maplemoor Golf Club (A), North White Plains Station (B), Ridgeway Country Club (C), Westchester Hills Golf Club (D), White Plains Transcenter (E), White Plains Public Library (F), White Plains City Hall (G), Westchester County Courthouse (H).

Shopping Centers: White Plains Mall Shopping Center (1), The Galleria at White Plains Shopping Center (2), Westchester Pavilion Mall Shopping Center (3), Westchester Mall Shopping Center (4).

Churches in White Plains include: Chatterton Hill United Church of Christ (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Grace Episcopal Church (C), Full Gospel Tabernacle (D), Saint Bartholomews Church (E), Ridgeview Congregational Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G), Bethel Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rural Cemetery (1), Presbyterian Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Silver Lake (A), Todds Pond (B), Bloomingdale Pond (C), White Plains Reservoir Number Two (D), White Plains Reservoir Number One (E).

River: West Branch Mamaroneck River (A).

Parks in White Plains include: West Street Park (1), Westwood Park (2), Delfino Park (3), Gardella Park (4), Gedney Field (5), Silver Lake Park (6), Tibbets Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


White Plains compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in White Plains:
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WFAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Plains:
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WARY (88.1 FM; VALHALLA, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRTN (93.5 FM; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; Owner: HUDSON-WESTCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around White Plains:
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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