White Plains Statistics
White Plains, situated just 25 miles north of Manhattan, has impressive credentials as one of the top suburban office and retail centers in the nation. White Plains is the Westchester County Seat and the center for corporate, retail, and Federal, State and County courts and offices. It offers a comprehensive, efficient, multi-modal public transportation system and is the gateway to both metropolitan and upstate New York, New England and other major northeast markets. It combines all the conveniences and quality of life of suburbia with success. The city is strategically located less than a 1 hour drive from four major metropolitan airports (JFK, Laguardia, Newark, and Westchester County Airport). White Plains is a suburban city with a full accompaniment of urban amenities.
A residential community of nearly 56,000, the population triples during the day as workers, shoppers, and visitors arrive by car, rail, bus and plane. White Plains is Westchester’s premier business market and is home to the county’s largest concentration of retail activity. With three major malls and a dynamic, revitalized downtown featuring outstanding restaurants, boutiques and nightlife, White Plains is thriving. Downtown White Plains has become a corporate hub attracting high technology firms, major corporations, and three colleges/universities (Pace University, Berkeley College, and Mercy College). With more than 3000 units of residential housing built or currently in the approval process in the downtown, it will soon become a major residential neighborhood as well. White Plains is viewed by residents and visitors alike as one of the most attractive and desirable cities in the state in which to live, work, shop and play.
White Plains BID Retail Market Data