Nassau County vs. Westchester County

Nassau County (NY)Westchester County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)1,358,343967,612
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)1.4%1.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)1,339,885949,220
Population, Census, April 1, 20101,339,532949,113
Persons under 5 years, percent5.5%5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.5%21.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.8%17.1%
Female persons, percent51.3%51.6%
White alone, percent74.0%73.4%
Black or African American alone, percent13.0%16.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%1.0%
Asian alone, percent10.5%6.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent1.9%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent17.2%25.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent59.3%53.1%
Veterans, 2014-201845,51329,185
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201822.2%25.6%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)473,496375,852
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201880.6%61.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$474,800$528,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$3,193$3,398
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,360$1,426
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,738$1,493
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201321.3%49.1%
Building permits, 20189841,672
Households, 2014-2018445,517347,332
Persons per household, 2014-20183.002.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201893.3%89.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201828.3%33.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201892.6%91.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201888.9%85.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201891.2%87.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201845.2%48.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20184.6%5.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent5.3%6.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201865.1%65.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.2%59.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,938,8302,020,014
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)13,166,2069,638,221
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)5,196,6984,492,932
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)27,959,05420,313,949
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)24,105,61014,514,240
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$17,866$15,093
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201836.234.6
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$111,240$92,758
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$49,211$54,572
Persons in poverty, percent5.8%8.3%
Total employer establishments, 201748,60831,885
Total employment, 2017566,051387,302
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)30,922,16925,783,121
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.6%-0.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017144,28299,777
All firms, 2012162,528114,575
Men-owned firms, 2012100,75164,997
Women-owned firms, 201248,48939,870
Minority-owned firms, 201244,39233,391
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012113,96677,686
Veteran-owned firms, 201211,7758,037
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012145,682102,812
Black-owned firms, percent, 20076.4%8.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.4%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20078.0%5.5%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20077.1%10.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.9%29.6%
Population per square mile, 20104,704.82,204.7
Land area in square miles, 2010284.72430.50

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Nassau county (NY) and Westchester county (NY) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.