What Things Cost in Westchester

County prices, from milk to movies.

Median home values in 2012

  • Westchester: $516,600
  • New Rochelle: $553,400
  • White Plains: $517,000
  • Port Chester: $437,000
  • Cortlandt: $428,000
  • Yonkers: $411,800

Median rent

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  • Westchester: $1,302
  • New Rochelle: $1,303
  • White Plains: $1,412
  • Port Chester: $1,402
  • Cortlandt: $1,325
  • Yonkers: $1,161

Cost Per Pupil In:

  • Scarsdale Union Free School District: $27,219
  • Katonah-Lewisboro School District: $27,876
  • Yonkers Public Schools: $19,604 
  • White Plains Public School District: $25,466

Movies/Entertainment

  • City Center 15: Cinema de Lux (White Plains): $12.25 (general admission), $16.25 (IMAX), $16.75 (3D), $17.25 (IMAX 3D) 
  • Greenburgh Multiplex Cinemas (Elmsford): $12 (GA), $16.50 (3D)
  • Cross County Multiplex (Yonkers): $12.25 (GA), $16.75 (3D)
  • Jacob Burns Film Center (Pleasantville): $12 (adult, non-member); $7.50 (child, non-member)
  • Westchester Broadway Theatre (Elmsford): Dinner and a show ranges between $54 and $80; weekday matinees $64

Dinner at Blue Hill at Stone Barns (Pocantico Hills)

  • $208 for the “grazing, pecking, rooting” pairing
  • $148 for the “farmer’s feast” pairing 

Haircuts, etc., at Vasken Demirjian Salon (White Plains) 

  • Women’s haircuts begin at $85
  • Men’s begin at $60
  • A blow-dry begins at $40
  • Styling begins at $70
  • Updos begin at $125

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A round of golf at a County-owned club

  • Greens fees for an 18-hole weekend round without a park pass, $45; weekdays, with a park pass, $31
  • Cart rentals: $18 for 18 holes

Haircuts at Supercuts (White Plains)

  • Unisex haircut: $15.95
  • Seniors and children under 10: $13.95

Piano lessons

  • Forbes Music Company (White Plains): $20-$90 for a one-hour, private session (914-607-2605)
  • Harrison School of Music: $102 per hour (914-698-1500)
  • Westchester Home Music: $90-$110 per hour (914-262-5474)

Organic food (at Whole Foods Market in Port Chester) 

  • 1 gallon organic milk: $3.79
  • 1 gallon Organic Valley (Local) milk: $6.99
  • Large brown eggs:  $3.99
  • Vermont Bread Company whole-wheat bread: $4.50

Commuting to Grand Central from (monthly/weekly/one way, peak/one way, off-peak) 

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  • New Rochelle: $222/$71/$10/$7.50 
  • North White Plains: $249, $79.75/$11.25/$8.50
  • Croton-Harmon: $289/$92.50/$13/$9.75
  • Yonkers: $222/$71/$10/$7.50

SAT tutor/prep course

  • Kaplan Test Prep: from $299 for the online course to $1,099 unlimited prep for all tests (SAT, ACT, PSAT)
  • The Princeton Review: from $299 for “self-paced” online prep to $1,699 for an unlimited, 30-hour, small-group course 

 

Our Best of Westchester Party is July 24!

Our Westchester Home Design Awards event is June 26!

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

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