"White Plains is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is the county seat and commercial hub of Westchester, an affluent suburban county just north of New York City that is home to almost one million people. White Plains is located in south-central Westchester, with its downtown (Mamaroneck Avenue) 25 miles (40 km) north of Midtown Manhattan.
As of 2013, the city's total population was estimated to be 57,866, up from 56,853 at the 2010 census. According to the city government, the daytime weekday population is estimated at 250,000. The city was ranked third in the top 10 places to live in New York for 2014, according to national online real estate brokerage Movoto.[W]" White Plains is an extremely diverse city in all aspects; from race, to age of population and the abundance of entertainment options. As of 2015 the median cost of a home in White Plains was $519,472.
White Plains is an extremely convenient place to live when it comes to commuting to virtually anywhere. Metro North Trains provide a short, 38 minute, express train commute to New York City and Westchester's Public Transportation System, the Bee-Line Buses, have an extensive amount of stops within the city limits and throughout the county. White Plains is located centrally in White Plains, providing short drive times to The Tappan Zee Bridge, Connecticut, New York City and The Hudson Valley.
There are some major industries located within White Plains, such as Snapple and Heineken. In downtown White Plains, expect to find any type of food you are craving, along with plenty of shopping at two different malls and a variety of boutiques. As far as entertainment goes, White Plains is home to many bars, a nightclub, a pool hall, public pools and everything else in between.