Westchester County

Employment

Employment

stafftable2Unemployment and Size of Labor Force

Between 2005 and 20009, unemployment rates in Westchester varied by municipality, with a range from 3.2% to 11.2%. Note that unemployment rate estimates are released at the county level on a monthly basis by the New York State Department of Labor. The Census Bureau's estimates for municipalities may substantially deviate from the most recent estimates at the county level due to fluctuations in the economy.

Workers who Work in Municipality

Most Westchester County workers are employed outside the municipality where they live. Buchanan has the smallest proportion of locally-employed residents at 8%, while White Plains has the highest percentage at 36%. 

Tables 
Workers by Occupation, 2005-2009
Workers by Industry, 2005-2009
Distribution of Workers who Work In or Outside of their Municipality, 2005-2009
Labor Force and Unemployment Rate, 2005-2009
Maps
Unemployment Rate by Census Block Group (American Community Survey - ACS) 2007-2011
Work at Home (ACS) 2007-2011
Reports
Businesses and Major Employers 2004
This report provides an analysis of over 1500 major Westchester companies that employ more than 50 people. View the Major Employers 2004 sorted by Municipality with web-site links. View the Major Employers 2004 sorted by Industry (SIC).