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Mapping Segregation in Westchester

Westchester County recently settled a lawsuit over its failure to promote integration under the 1968 Fair Housing Act. The split map below shows two Westchesters. Slide the handle to the right to see African-American households as they are today, and to the left to see where they'd be if African-American households were located near white households of the same income. Related Story »

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African Americans are 60 percent of Mount Vernon’s households. If African Americans lived in areas with whites of the same income, they would makeup just six percent.
Scarsdale was to build 160 affordable housing units by 2015 according to a countywide plan unrelated to the housing settlement. It has built zero.

African American Households

0 - 353
354 - 818
819 - 1805
1806 - 4170
4170+

Affordable housing units

0 - 30
31 - 60
61 - 90
90+
Show completed affordable housing units since 1992
Show units developed under the settlement
Place African American Households African Americans Households based on income
Mount Vernon 15617 (±505) 1696 (±885)
Yonkers 13986 (±701) 9646 (±869)
Harrison 29 (±33) 1805 (±461)
Eastchester 43 (±42) 1788 (±446)
Rye 11 (±19) 1233 (±477)
New Rochelle 5368 (±485) 4170 (±547)
Scarsdale 65 (±39) 1149 (±428)
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown 174 (±102) 1226 (±383)
Mamaroneck 426 (±168) 1310 (±354)
Dobbs Ferry 89 (±59) 818 (±394)
Rye Brook 56 (±35) 758 (±428)
Hastings-on-Hudson 31 (±26) 678 (±427)
Pleasantville 24 (±42) 657 (±462)
Croton-on-Hudson 49 (±37) 675 (±428)
Heritage Hills 27 (±30) 595 (±461)
Bronxville 0 (±123) 547 (±492)
Peekskill 1654 (±255) 1115 (±293)
Irvington 54 (±68) 578 (±465)
Mount Kisco 223 (±115) 747 (±410)
Briarcliff Manor 64 (±43) 582 (±391)
Fairview 505 (±113) 23 (±112)
Larchmont 0 (±123) 466 (±443)
Tarrytown 338 (±139) 771 (±351)
Lake Mohegan 45 (±54) 476 (±447)
Port Chester 800 (±187) 1226 (±328)
Greenville 45 (±70) 448 (±449)
Pelham Manor 0 (±123) 394 (±443)
Hartsdale 187 (±111) 507 (±403)
Ardsley 24 (±23) 307 (±444)
Armonk 9 (±16) 285 (±461)
Sleepy Hollow 157 (±79) 418 (±337)
Hawthorne 96 (±93) 353 (±454)
Thornwood 0 (±123) 241 (±476)
Elmsford 410 (±105) 188 (±291)
Valhalla 20 (±24) 238 (±444)
Pelham 239 (±92) 456 (±421)
Montrose 23 (±35) 237 (±445)
Ossining 952 (±197) 1160 (±230)
Buchanan 27 (±29) 188 (±445)
Peach Lake 0 (±123) 160 (±460)
Shenorock 14 (±23) 173 (±461)
Bedford Hills 82 (±57) 230 (±413)
Crompond 14 (±21) 160 (±427)
Tuckahoe 291 (±166) 434 (±455)
Crugers 20 (±23) 160 (±460)
Yorktown Heights 0 (±123) 136 (±408)
Bedford 0 (±123) 136 (±369)
Shrub Oak 27 (±31) 150 (±390)
Lincolndale 0 (±123) 117 (±389)
Golden's Bridge 25 (±29) 141 (±390)
White Plains 3463 (±351) 3370 (±432)
Chappaqua 0 (±123) 87 (±369)
Katonah 24 (±33) 101 (±390)
Verplanck 0 (±123) 65 (±348)
Scotts Corners 0 (±123) 56 (±275)

(Source: ACS 5-year estimates, Census Designated Places)