Between the Hudson River and Long Island Sound is the affluent region of Westchester County, New York. If you have some deep pockets and want to live in near the waters of the historic east coast of the United States, this place deserves your attention. Houses here are almost all somewhat unique in their design, with everything from old-fashioned brick facades to multi-storied estates with massive grounds and styles similar to those found on the west coast.
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There are a slew of densely populated cities in Westchester County. Yonkers has by far the most people with around 200,000 inhabitants, followed by Greenburgh, New Rochelle and Mount Vernon. No matter where you choose to live in the region, you are going to be in for a treat if you are a lover of the great outdoors. If you're not on the water, then you are more than likely in close proximity to a few of the many country clubs and parks that dot the area. Popular attractions in the area include tours of the famous Kykuit and Lyndhurst grounds as well as the Rockefeller State Park Preserve and the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
From an economic point of view, there are few locations in the state of New York that are better than Westchester County as long as you can afford the steep price of admission, since the median home price in the area is over half a million dollars. The unemployment rate is a fair bit below the national average while the income per capita is nearly double the figure for the rest of the country. Like many highly populated areas of the United States, the largest portions of Westchester jobs are in the fields of sales, office work, administrative support, business, finance and management. If you have the financial means to pay for a home here, Westchester, New York, should be at the top of your list of places to visit.