Fastest-growing city in New York: White Plains

Fastest-growing city in New York: White Plains

Number of households: 22,979
Pct. Chg: +1% since 2008 (+10% since 2000)
Average household income: $98,486 (+18% since 2000)
Why: White Plains, in Westchester County, is a residential suburb of New York City but has developed its own commercial base. Companies such as Starwood Hotels, ITT Corp., and Icahn Enterprises have operations here.