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The county was named for Chester, England

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Westchester County is one of 62 counties in New York.

The county is in the New York metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 942,444. This was an increase of  2.06% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$63,582
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westchester County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Westchester County was $55,522. This was an increase of 22.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 180% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: White Plains
Public transportation: Metro-North Railroad (See the transit and travel sections below.)


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7% of Westchester County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westchester County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Westchester County include Ackerman Cemetery, All Souls Cemetery, Amawalk Hill Cemetery, Assumption Cemetery, Ayers Cemetery, Banks Cemetery, Barnum Cemetery, Becks Hill Cemetery, Beechwoods Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Westchester County include Amawalk, Ardsley, Ardsley-on-Hudson, Armonk, Banksville, Bedford, Bedford Hills, Briarcliff Manor, Bronxville, Buchanan ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Westchester County include Cochran School of Nursing, College of New Rochelle, Concordia College Bronxville, Iona College, Manhattanville College, Marymount College, Mercy College, New York Medical College, Sarah Lawrence College, SUNY Purchase ... View colleges

School districts in Westchester County include Abbott Union Free Schools District, Ardsley Union Free Schools District, Bedford Central Schools District, Blind Brook-Rye Union Free Schools District, Briarcliff Manor Union Free Schools District, Bronxville Union Free Schools District, Byram Hills Central Schools District, Chappaqua Central Schools District, Croton-Harmon Union Free Schools District, Dobbs Ferry Union Free Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Westchester County include Ardsley Public Library, Bedford Free Library, Bedford Hills Free Library, Briarcliff Manor Public Library, Bronxville Public Library, Chappaqua Central School District Public Library, Crestwood Branch, Croton Free Library, Dobbs Ferry Public Library, Eastchester Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Westchester County include Lewisboro Ledger, Pelham Weekly, White Plains Journal News ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Travel

Airports in Westchester County include Westchester County Airport

Hotels in Westchester County include Ardsley Acres Hotel Westchester, Comfort Inn & Suites, Courtyard by Marriott Rye, Courtyard by Marriott Tarrytown, Crowne Plaza-White Plains, Extended Stay America, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn of Yonkers, Ibm Learning Center, Korman Communities White Plains ... More hotels

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