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Yonkers INFORMATION

Population: 199,354

Male 47% Female 52%
Married 50%
Single 49%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

8/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

8/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Yonkers has a low population density. Yonkers is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

11,028 Yonkers
27,441 New York

City Info

Yonkers, NY is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Yonkers has a population density of 11,028, with 199,354 current residents.

Out of the 199,354 current residents, 47% are male and 52% are female. 50% of the residents are married and 49% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Average air quality

Weather

  • 54% Sun
  • 46% Rain
  • 33% Snow

Condition

53°F average temperature

  • 53 years Median home age
  • $449,060 Median home price
  • -6.17% Home appreciation rate
  • 20.95% Annual property tax
  • 41.8%
    Homes owned
  • 53.1%
    Homes rented
  • 5.1%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Yonkers, the air quality is 35% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 46% rainy, and 33% snowy. The average temperature is 53°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Yonkers, you should know that 41.8% of homes are owned while 53.1% of homes are rented, and 5.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $449,060, the median age of homes is 53 years, the annual home appreciation is -6.17% and the annual property tax is 20.95%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    5
  • Average age

    38
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Yonkers, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Yonkers’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Yonkers is 38 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 63.39% Democratic, 35.79% Republican, and 0.83% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

9%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:15

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    13.4%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    29.8%
  • Service Occupations
    17.2%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    10.1%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    8.8%
  • 77%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 14%
    Bachelors degree
  • 10%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Yonkers, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.80% of residents are unemployed in Yonkers (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Yonkers residents: 13.4% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 20.66% are in the arts and sciences field, 17.2% are in the customer service field, 29.8% are in the sales field, 0.09% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 76.58%, 5.47% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.46% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.31% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Yonkers, you should be aware that the average commute time is 35 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Yonkers have a few different options. 58% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 23% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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