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White Plains is a city in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.

It is the county seat.

The name is an English translation of the Indian term for the area, which meant "white marshes."

The latitude of White Plains is 41.033N. The longitude is -73.763W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 213 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 55,900.


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Median household income
Local
$58,545
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our White Plains demographic reports
White Plains is between the Hudson River and Long Island Sound.
George Washington and his bedraggled troops camped here in 1776 on their retreat from Manhattan
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 221. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1991 movie, "Regarding Henry"
· 2002 movie, "Unfaithful"
· 2006 movie, "The Departed"
· 2006 movie, "The Hoax"
Well-known residents have included:
· Alfred G. Gilman, recipient of Nobel Prize in medicine
· James Whitmore, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival - June 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check White Plains web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Westchester Philharmonic
Nearby parks & recreation: Bronx River Parkway Reservation
Historic sites and museums: Washington's Headquarters
Colleges and universities: Berkeley College, Mercy College-White Plains Branch Campus, Pace University-White Plains
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 135

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Sections below provide additional information and links about White Plains demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westchester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10577 ZIP code.

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7% of White Plains residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the White Plains ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in White Plains was $33,825, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of White Plains residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in White Plains, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $828.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,329.


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Libraries in White Plains include White Plains Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in White Plains include White Plains Journal News

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Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our White Plains political report.

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White Plains restaurants taking online reservations include Blue, Mighty Joe Young's, Morton's, the Steakhouse - White Plains, Mulino's, Trotter's ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for White Plains workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in White Plains between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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