Larchmont NY Homes for Sale:
Westchester County Unemployment Rate One of State’s Lowest
Westchester County’s February 2012 unemployment rate ranked as one of the lowest in the state, according to New York State Labor Department statistics. This confirms what we already knew: Larchmont NY is a great place to buy a home!
If you’re shopping for Larchmont NY homes for sale, you’ll be glad to know Westchester County’s rate is at 7.4 percent compared to the United States’ average rate of 8.7 percent in February 2012 (down slightly from the country’s rate of 9.5 percent in February 2011).
In March the State Labor Department announced the addition of 21,300 private sector jobs added to New York’s job pool. This was great news considering the fact that New York saw a slight increase in the entire state’s unemployment rate from 8.6 percent in 2011 to 9.2 percent in 2012. (These rates are not seasonally adjusted.)
Westchester County’s low unemployment rate means you can be confident in our local economy when shopping for Larchmont NY homes for sale.
According to a Larchmont economic report published by Sperling’s Best Places, www.bestplaces.net, Larchmont enjoys a per capita income of $75,598 compared to the United States’ average of $27,067. The median household income in Larchmont is reported at $152,601 compared to the United States’ average of $52,954.
Larchmont is a great place to live if you are thinking of commuting to New York City to work. However, keep in mind there are many great jobs right here in Larchmont. Consider this very viable option while shopping for Larchmont NY homes for sale. The majority of employed individuals work in professional and related occupations, according to a Sperling’s Best Places report (39.29 percent). About 28.27 percent work in management, business, and financial operations.
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