White Plains, NY (population: 57,617) has seven plumbing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pennco Tech, the highest ranked school in this group with a plumbing program, has a total student population of 660. It is the 908th highest ranked school in the USA and the 76th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Plumbing students from White Plains schools who go on to become plumbers, journeyman plumbers, plumber gasfitters, residental plumbers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment.
White Plains lies in Westchester county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary.
Of the 7 plumbing schools with a 100-mile radius of White Plains, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Industrial Management Training Institute comes out as the most expensive ($32,595/yr) for plumbing students, with Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences as the lowest, reported at only $13,851/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from White Plains|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||7.0 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||8.4 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||19.4 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||19.8 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||20.8 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||21.1 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||21.3 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||21.3 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||21.4 miles|