Consider a family friendly, high-quality town in Westchester

Finding a family-friendly town is a priority for many potential homebuyers with children. As a result, it often behooves these individuals to research the community and available services in the area to determine if everyone’s needs can be met. 

Potential buyers may want to look at the houses for sale in Westchester, especially in the town of Bedford because of its family-friendly culture.

There are about 5,763 households in Bedford with an average size of 2.8 people. Families make up the majority of the town with 4,314 families averaging about 3.3 people a home, according to the Westchester County website. In addition, a large percentage of those households (2,398) have children under 18 years old.

According to the county’s employment data, 57 percent of Bedford residents are in management, 25 percent are in sales and office work and 11 percent are in miscellaneous services.

The quaint, quiet town of Bedford offers its residents the opportunity to live in an active, small community, while still allows for a reasonable commute to New York City if needed. The town is about 46 miles from the city.