Westchester residents spend an average of 34 minutes commuting each way. 23.9% of county residents use transit to get to work, while 60.7% drive alone, 8.6% carpool, and 5.1% walk to their job. Transit use varies widely by municipality with 50.9% of Bronxville residents and 49.2% of Larchmont residents using transit (chiefly rail), while only 7.4% of Yorktown residents and 8.5% of Somers residents use transit to get to work. Commuting by bus is most heavily concentrated in Mount Vernon with 13.3% of workers, while in many of the county’s northern reaches, bus use for commuting is negligible. Walking to work is heavily concentrated in Port Chester (9.2%), Harrison (8.8%), and White Plains (8.3%).

Just under half (46.1%) of Westchester residents work in the county, while 22% work in Manhattan and 6.9% work in the Bronx. After Westchester, the counties of residence with the largest shares of those commuting into Westchester to work are the Bronx (9.8%), Fairfield (4.6%), Queens (3.9%), and Putnam (3.7%).

The County Department of Public Works and Transportation released a report based on 2010 on-board surveys of the Bee-Line bus system in Westchester. Click here to view that report, which contains additional statistics and information on bus ridership.

Commute Modes and Times of Westchester Workers by Municipality, 2013‐2017
County of Employment for Westchester Residents, 2002‐2015
County of Residence for Westchester Workers, 2002‐2015
Commute by Train (American Community Survey - ACS) 2013-2017
Commute by Bus (ACS) 2013-2017
Commute by Bicycle (ACS) 2013-2017
Carpool to Work (ACS) 2013-2017
In-Commutation - County of Residence for Westchester Workers, 2010
Out-Commutation - County of Work for Westchester Residents, 2010