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Study Finds Eastchester Among Best N.Y. Towns For Job Seekers

Eastchester, Harrison, Mamaroneck, White Plains and Ossining are among the best towns in N.Y. to look for a job.
Eastchester, Harrison, Mamaroneck, White Plains and Ossining are among the best towns in N.Y. to look for a job. Photo Credit: Flickr user Victor1588

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Five towns in Westchester County have been named among the best in New York State for job seekers, according to a study conducted by NerdWallet.

Eastchester, Harrison, Mamaroneck, White Plains and Ossining each made the cut based on a score derived from median household income, population change from 2008 to 2011 and the unemployment rate from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Eastchester ranked second in the state with a "job seeker score" of 62.8. Eastchester has a median household income of $99,157, saw its population rise 4.4-percent in the time span examined and has 5.5-percent unemployment rate.

The national unemployment rate is currently 7.6-percent.

Rockville Center on Long Island was found to be the best town to look for a job in New York.

Read the full NerdWallet study here .

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