Yonkers, New York

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Population in 2017: 202,019 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 98,352  (48.7%)
Females: 103,667  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 10703, 10704, 10705, 10710.

Yonkers Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,846 (it was $44,663 in 2000)
Yonkers:

$59,846
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,753 (it was $22,793 in 2000)

Yonkers city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $429,300 (it was $214,100 in 2000)
Yonkers:

$429,300
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $443,205; detached houses: $556,111; townhouses or other attached units: $510,586; in 2-unit structures: $541,027; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $336,964; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,499; mobile homes: $119,001

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,384.

March 2019 cost of living index in Yonkers: 156.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.5% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Yonkers, NY (2017)
    • 77,90538.6%Hispanic
    • 75,17937.2%White alone
    • 30,19914.9%Black alone
    • 14,6257.2%Asian alone
    • 2,2751.1%Two or more races
    • 1,4000.7%Other race alone
    • 2470.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1780.09%American Indian alone

Races in Yonkers detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 130 registered sex offenders living in Yonkers, New York as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Yonkers is 1,545 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Yonkers by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
9
(4.6)
8
(4.1)
10
(5.0)
9
(4.5)
8
(4.0)
9
(4.5)
7
(3.6)
4
(2.0)
6
(3.0)
3
(1.5)
6
(3.0)
8
(4.0)
8
(4.0)
1
(0.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(10.6)
31
(15.7)
44
(22.2)
42
(21.0)
36
(17.8)
29
(14.6)
35
(17.8)
28
(14.1)
25
(12.6)
33
(16.4)
54
(26.8)
34
(16.8)
36
(17.9)
31
(15.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
518
(262.4)
498
(252.9)
424
(214.1)
447
(223.9)
475
(234.9)
455
(228.3)
463
(235.2)
422
(212.6)
390
(195.8)
358
(178.4)
361
(178.9)
408
(201.9)
271
(134.5)
213
(105.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
422
(213.8)
441
(223.9)
400
(201.9)
416
(208.4)
446
(220.6)
402
(201.7)
487
(247.4)
679
(342.1)
615
(308.8)
580
(289.1)
529
(262.2)
492
(243.5)
495
(245.6)
461
(227.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
641
(324.7)
651
(330.5)
642
(324.1)
653
(327.1)
620
(306.6)
521
(261.4)
753
(382.5)
535
(269.6)
470
(236.0)
414
(206.4)
378
(187.4)
422
(208.8)
360
(178.6)
270
(133.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,277
(1,153)
2,400
(1,219)
1,994
(1,007)
2,121
(1,063)
2,182
(1,079)
2,086
(1,047)
2,017
(1,025)
1,799
(906.5)
1,662
(834.6)
1,395
(695.3)
1,357
(672.6)
1,518
(751.2)
1,481
(734.8)
1,344
(662.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
488
(247.2)
451
(229.0)
376
(189.8)
352
(176.3)
343
(169.6)
244
(122.4)
298
(151.4)
231
(116.4)
236
(118.5)
200
(99.7)
273
(135.3)
250
(123.7)
182
(90.3)
157
(77.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
34
(17.2)
33
(16.8)
35
(17.7)
40
(20.0)
35
(17.3)
27
(13.5)
15
(7.6)
14
(7.1)
10
(5.0)
15
(7.5)
11
(5.5)
15
(7.4)
15
(7.4)
6
(3.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)227.7231.6210.6214.2215.0199.5221.2212.0196.0177.7184.3185.2160.8132.2

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City-data.com crime index in Yonkers, NY

Crime rate in Yonkers detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 669 (587 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Italian (12.1%), Irish (7.8%), American (2.8%), Jamaican (2.0%), Polish (1.3%), Jordanian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/12/1855

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 18.1 square miles.

Population density: 11,176 people per square mile   (high).

Yonkers, New York map

63,045 residents are foreign born (17.4% Latin America, 6.0% Europe, 4.6% Asia).

This city:

31.2%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,992 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,312 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (6.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Bronxville, NY (1.4 miles ),
Tuckahoe, NY (1.5 miles ),
Mount Vernon, NY (1.6 miles ),
Eastchester, NY (1.8 miles ),
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY (1.9 miles ),
Alpine borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Pelham, NY (1.9 miles ),
New Rochelle, NY (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.94 N, Longitude: 73.86 W

Yonkers nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Terrace City, Junkers, Yonk-a-tonk

Daytime population change due to commuting: -25,701 (-12.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 28,926 (29.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Yonkers, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Yonkers, NY in 2017
Yonkers satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2004: 92 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2005: 38 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $237,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $317,300
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $259,900
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $279,500
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $215,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Yonkers, NY residents
Average permit cost in Yonkers, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Yonkers, NY
Historical housing units in Yonkers, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +7,824 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in Yonkers, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Private households (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Yonkers, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (2.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
  • Engineers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Yonkers, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Yonkers, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.564. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.564
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.53
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Yonkers-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/15/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Yonkers city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Yonkers-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.6 miles away from Yonkers center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 245.3 miles away from Yonkers center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from Yonkers center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from Yonkers center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.2 miles away from Yonkers center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Westchester County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Yonkers topographic map

Main business address for: HUDSON VALLEY HOLDING CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), EVCI Career Colleges Holding Corp (SERVICES-EDUCATIONAL SERVICES), COMPREHENSIVE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS INC (MEN'S & BOYS' FURNISHINGS, WORK CLOTHING, AND ALLIED GARMENTS), ADVANCED VIRAL RESEARCH CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals in Yonkers:

  • RICHMOND CHILDREN'S CENTER (43 LAKE AVE)
  • RICHMOND CHILDREN'S CENTER (18 COOK AVE)
  • RICHMOND CHILDREN'S CENTER (919 N BROADWAY)
  • ST JOHN'S RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 976 NORTH BROADWAY)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 127 SOUTH BROADWAY)
  • YONKERS GENERAL HOSPITAL (TWO PARK AVE)
  • YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE (1 ROSE LANE)

Nursing Homes in Yonkers:

  • ELIZABETH SETON PEDIATRIC CENTER (300 CORPORATE BLVD SOUTH)
  • GUILD HOME FOR AGED BLIND (75 STRATTON STREET)
  • MICHAEL MALOTZ SKILLED NURSING PAVILLION (120 ODELL AVENUE)
  • REGENCY EXTENDED CARE CENTER (65 ASHBURTON AVENUE)
  • SANS SOUCI REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (115 PARK AVENUE)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSP HRF (127 SOUTH BROADWAY)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSP NURSING HOME OF YONKERS N Y (127 SOUTH BROADWAY)

Dialysis Facilities in Yonkers:

  • SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER DIALYSIS CTR (44 VARK STREET)
  • ST. JOSEPHS HOSP. HLTH CTR-YONKERS (127 SOUTH BROADWAY)
  • YONKERS DIALYSIS CENTER (575 YONKERS AVENUE)
  • YONKERS EAST DIALYSIS CENTER (5 ODELL PLAZA)

Home Health Centers in Yonkers:

  • ELDERSERVE LONG TERM HEALTH CARE (6 EXECUTIVE PLAZA)
  • OLOM HOME CARE/ST MARYS METRO HOME CARE FOR KIDS (ONE EXECUTIVE BOULEVARD)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSP YONKERS LTHHCP (81 SOUTH BROADWAY)

Amtrak station:

YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Yonkers:

  • Cochran School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 51; Location: 967 North Broadway-Andrus Pavillion-Saint John's Riverside, HOSP; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cochranschoolofnursing.us)
  • St Joseph's Medical Center School of Radiography (Full-time enrollment: 23; Location: 127 S Broadway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.saintjosephs.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yonkers:

  • Manhattan College (about 5 miles; Riverdale, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,508)
  • Iona College (about 5 miles; New Rochelle, NY; FT enrollment: 3,775)
  • CUNY Lehman College (about 5 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 8,769)
  • The College of New Rochelle (about 6 miles; New Rochelle, NY; FT enrollment: 3,635)
  • Mercy College (about 6 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; FT enrollment: 8,602)
  • Monroe College (about 6 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 10,073)
  • Fordham University (about 6 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 13,441)

Public high schools in Yonkers:

Private high schools in Yonkers:

  • SACRED HEART HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 401, Location: 34 CONVENT AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ANDALUSIA SCHOOL (Students: 308, Location: 380 WALNUT ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • THE BIONDI SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 463 HAWTHORNE AVE, Grades: 7-12)
  • THE ORCHARD SCHOOL (Students: 145, Location: 1156 N BROADWAY, Grades: 1-10)
  • HUDSON VIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 41, Location: 170 HUDSON TER, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Yonkers:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Yonkers:

  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (Students: 328, Location: 670 YONKERS AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST EUGENE SCHOOL (Students: 315, Location: 707 TUCKAHOE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 288, Location: 1395 NEPPERHAN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • SACRED HEART GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 254, Location: 34 CONVENT AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST CASIMIR SCHOOL (Students: 235, Location: 259 NEPPERHAN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • OAKVIEW PREP SCHOOL OF SDA (Students: 230, Location: 29 CHESTNUT ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PETER'S SCHOOL (Students: 217, Location: 204 HAWTHORNE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PAUL THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 199, Location: 77 LEE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANN SCHOOL (Students: 188, Location: 40 BREWSTER AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • YONKERS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 151, Location: 229 N BROADWAY, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Yonkers

Library in Yonkers:

  • YONKERS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,349,074; Location: ONE LARKIN CENTER; 348,480 books; 767 e-books; 39,851 audio materials; 32,221 video materials; 47 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 756 print serial subscriptions)

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Yonkers: Getty Square (A), Corinthian Yacht Club (B), Yonkers Raceway (C), Greystone Station (D), Sprain Lake Golf Course (E), Hudson River Country Club (F), Yonkers Tennis Center (G), Yonkers Toll Bridge (H), Yonkers Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant (I), Dunwoodie Golf Course (J), Yonkers Yacht Club (K), Yonkers Station (L), South Westchester Executive Park (M), Ludlow Station (N), J F Kennedy Memorial Marina (O), Glenwood Station (P), Sprain Ridge House of Rest (Q), Robert W Cacace Justice Center (R), Saint Mary's Hall (S), Yonkers City Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Waldbaums Shopping Center (1), Greenway Shopping Center (2), Cross Country Shopping Center (3), Central Plaza Shopping Center (4), High Ridge Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Yonkers include: EVCI Career Colleges Holding Corp (A), COMPREHENSIVE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS INC (B), ADVANCED VIRAL RESEARCH CORP (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Yonkers include: Temple Emanu-el (A), Asbury Crestwood United Methodist Church (B), Calvary Evangelistic Assembly (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Church of Our Saviour (E), Community Baptist Church (F), Community Memorial Baptist Church (G), Dixon African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (H), Our Lady of Fatima Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Sherwood Park Cemetery (4), Oakland Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Crestwood Lake (A), Grassy Sprain Reservoir (B), Hillview Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sprain Brook (A), Saw Mill River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Yonkers include: Clemens Memorial Park (1), Leslie Sutherland Park (2), Sullivan Oval (3), Sprain Ridge Park (4), Smith Memorial Park (5), E Wetmore Kinsley Park (6), Columbus Park (7), Larkin Plaza (8), Washington Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: A-1 Amusmnt CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 301 Walnut Street) (1), Cross County Children's Entertainment Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6 Upper Mall Walk) (2), Empire Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 15 Lockwood Avenue) (3), Batson Communications and Entertainment Company (Arcades & Amusements; 66 Caryl Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Dunwoodie Motor Inn (300 Yonkers Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: Eastchester Town - Justice Court- Court Clerk (40 Mill Road) (1), Coutinho Joe (257 Valentine) (2), Hudson Court Owners Corporation (679 Warburton) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bill Tytla - Animator, Tommy Dreamer - Professional wrestler, John B. Taylor - Economist, James Cagney - (1899-1986), actor, Eddie Kingston - Professional wrestler, Joe Avezzano - Football player and coach, Jadakiss - Rapper, George Wright (sportsman) - Major League Baseball player, Carlos Alazraqui - Comedian, Michael Fox (American actor) - Television actor.

Westchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Yonkers and their reported violations in the past:

RAMBLERS REST BAR & RESTAURANT (Address: 30 OUTLOOK AVENUE , Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Yonkers in 2010:

  • 1,247 people in college/university student housing
  • 864 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 391 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 319 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 185 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 106 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 58 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 41 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Yonkers in 2000:

  • 801 people in nursing homes
  • 707 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 171 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 170 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 130 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 125 people in religious group quarters
  • 73 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 56 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 40 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 35 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with most branches in Yonkers (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Centuck Branch, Getty Square Branch, Bryn Mawr Branch, Yonkers Avenue Branch, Odell Branch, Cross County Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Hudson Valley Bank, National Association: Rockledge Branch, Scarsdale Road Branch, Mclean Avenue Branch, Lake Avenue Branch, Getty Square Branch, Grassy Sprain Branch. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $2,794.2 mil, Deposits: $2,433.4 mil, headquarters in Stamford, CT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Hudson Valley Holding Corp.
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: East Yonkers Branch, Getty Square Branch, Woodlawn Branch, Central Park Avenue Branch, North Yonkers Branch, South Yonkers Branch. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Grey Stone Branch, Cross County Center Branch, Getty Square Branch, Mclean Avenue Branch, Central Plaza Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • New York Commercial Bank: 2320 Central Park Ave Branch, Yonkers Branch, The Yonkers Savings And Loan Assoc., Fa Branch, 1759 Central Park Avenue Branch. Info updated 2010/12/14: Bank assets: $2,585.3 mil, Deposits: $1,896.7 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Yonkers Branch at 2143 Central Park Avenue, branch established on 2004/09/30; Yonkers Branch at 760 Mclean Ave, branch established on 2006/03/31. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Yonkers Waterfrint Branch at 66 Main Street, branch established on 2010/04/26; 2500 Central Park Ave. Branch at 2500 Central Park Ave., branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Yonkers Branch at 2371 Central Park Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/31; Yonkers S And S Branch at 111 Vredenberg Avenue, branch established on 2006/01/12. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • 7 other banks with 8 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Yonkers:

Marital status in Yonkers, NY
  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Yonkers:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Yonkers
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Yonkers:

(Yonkers, New York Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Yonkers, NY (based on Westchester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic435,590100
Other75,029114
Mainline Protestant46,854176
Evangelical Protestant28,915209
Black Protestant17,81438
Orthodox5,45816
None339,453-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 417
This county:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
Westchester County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Westchester County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 904
This county:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Westchester County:

19.1%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Westchester County:

17.8%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Yonkers:

49.7%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.1%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Yonkers:

28.5
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Yonkers:

11.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Yonkers:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Yonkers:

56.1%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.2%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Yonkers, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 2,054$18,117,332$105,8461,043$2,740,586
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 1,475$5,344,234$43,479617$1,018,102
Police Protection - Officers 613$6,648,838$130,1570$0
Firefighters 450$4,555,999$121,4930$0
Solid Waste Management 174$1,185,735$81,7750$0
Other Government Administration 123$850,766$83,0029$16,713
Financial Administration 118$852,602$86,70520$22,085
Police - Other 103$732,419$85,33033$35,743
Parks and Recreation 92$634,331$82,739135$71,597
Housing and Community Development (Local) 91$621,396$81,9422$11,395
Local Libraries 89$496,791$66,98369$40,477
Other and Unallocable 69$467,614$81,3240$0
Welfare 66$477,958$86,90129$28,781
Water Supply 61$473,277$93,1042$1,435
Streets and Highways 58$434,580$89,9130$0
Judicial and Legal 26$213,222$98,4100$0
Correction 25$226,442$108,6920$0
Sewerage 20$169,535$101,7210$0
Natural Resources 15$108,354$86,6830$0
Fire - Other 6$44,270$88,5402$4,012
Totals for Government 5,728$42,655,695$89,3621,961$3,990,926

Yonkers government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $27,369,000 ($135.48)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,241,000 ($75.44)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $561,252,000 ($2778.21)
    General - Other: $202,574,000 ($1002.75)
    Police Protection: $91,352,000 ($452.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,774,000 ($285.98)
    Water Utilities: $24,832,000 ($122.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,852,000 ($98.27)
    Financial Administration: $13,649,000 ($67.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,689,000 ($43.01)
    Central Staff Services: $8,241,000 ($40.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,074,000 ($39.97)
    Libraries: $7,964,000 ($39.42)
    General Public Buildings: $7,323,000 ($36.25)
    Parking Facilities: $6,333,000 ($31.35)
    Regular Highways: $5,421,000 ($26.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,751,000 ($13.62)
    Sewerage: $1,701,000 ($8.42)
    Health - Other: $773,000 ($3.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,694,000 ($171.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,957,000 ($29.49)
    Other - Financial Administration: $4,873,000 ($24.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,442,000 ($51.69)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,933,000 ($34.32)
    Parking Facilities: $489,000 ($2.42)
    Sewerage: $116,000 ($0.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $308,363,000 ($1526.41)

Yonkers government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $10,029,000 ($49.64)
    Sewerage: $6,055,000 ($29.97)
    Parking Facilities: $5,696,000 ($28.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,467,000 ($12.21)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,607,000 ($7.95)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,109,000 ($5.49)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $49,000 ($0.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,782,000 ($28.62)
    Other: $1,151,000 ($5.70)
    Education: $21,000 ($0.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $787,000 ($3.90)
    Highways: $477,000 ($2.36)
    Education: $418,000 ($2.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,287,000 ($174.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,095,000 ($89.57)
    Special Assessments: $4,096,000 ($20.28)
    Sale of Property: $730,000 ($3.61)
    Rents: $455,000 ($2.25)
    Interest Earnings: $148,000 ($0.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $29,219,000 ($144.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $390,436,000 ($1932.67)
    General Local Government Support: $108,215,000 ($535.67)
    Other: $11,450,000 ($56.68)
  • Tax - Property: $212,600,000 ($1052.38)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $72,829,000 ($360.51)
    Individual Income: $47,650,000 ($235.87)
    Other License: $12,775,000 ($63.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,764,000 ($58.23)
    Other: $10,370,000 ($51.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000 ($0.14)

Yonkers government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $742,911,000 ($3677.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,189,000 ($3119.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,082,000 ($1178.51)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $226,458,000 ($1120.97)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $220,022,000 ($1089.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,360,000 ($620.54)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,436,000 ($31.86)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $11,751,000 ($58.17)

Yonkers government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $74,253,000 ($367.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,787,000 ($409.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,776,000 ($1335.40)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($125,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
New York average:

4.90%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,937 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bronx County, NY  1.06% ($59,595 average AGI)
from New York County, NY  0.73% ($264,722)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($142,178)


5.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($154,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
New York average:

5.85%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,279 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New York County, NY  0.59% ($476,992 average AGI)
to Bronx County, NY  0.57% ($43,856)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.51% ($142,930)
Businesses in Yonkers, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kohl's1
A&P2La-Z-Boy1
ALDO2LensCrafters1
AT&T1Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marshalls1
Aeropostale2MasterBrand Cabinets6
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's8
Applebee's2Motherhood Maternity1
AutoZone1New York & Co2
Avenue1Nike12
Bakers1Nissan1
Bally Total Fitness1Old Navy1
Barnes & Noble1Outback1
Baskin-Robbins4Outback Steakhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Papa John's Pizza1
Bebe1Pathmark2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Payless3
Ben & Jerry's2Penske1
Burger King2PetSmart1
Burlington Coat Factory1RadioShack2
CVS4Ramada1
Casual Male XL1Raymour & Flanigan1
Charlotte Russe1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Cinnabon 1SAS Shoes1
Costco1Sears1
Curves1Sprint Nextel6
DHL3Staples2
Decora Cabinetry1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza2Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts12Subaru1
Express1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx11T.J.Maxx1
Finish Line1Taco Bell1
Foot Locker2The Cheesecake Factory1
Ford1The Room Place2
Forever 211Toyota1
GNC3Toys"R"Us3
GameStop2True Value2
Gap2U-Haul4
H&M1UPS14
H&R Block6Verizon Wireless2
Haagen-Dazs1Victoria's Secret1
Harmon Face Values1Walgreens3
Home Depot1Wendy's1
IHOP1Wet Seal1
Jones New York4White Castle1
Justice1YMCA1
KFC3

Strongest AM radio stations in Yonkers:

  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yonkers:

  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTN (93.5 FM; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; Owner: HUDSON-WESTCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFUV (90.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FORDHAM UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Yonkers:

  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Yonkers fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 162Number of bridges
  • 1,371ft / 418mTotal length
  • $640,667,000Total costs
  • 3,291,780Total average daily traffic
  • 89,004Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Yonkers, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 51900-1909
  • 61910-1919
  • 191920-1929
  • 191930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 391950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 291970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Yonkers, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Westchester Towers, 1841 Central Ave (Lat: 40.962500 Lon: -73.841667), Type: 73.0, Structure height: 36119 m, Overall height: 72 m, Registrant: Westchester Towers Owners Corp, Westchestertowers@yahoo.Com, , Yonke-rs, Phone: (914) 793-0891
  • Westchester Towers, 1841 Central Ave (Lat: 40.962500 Lon: -73.841667), Type: 73.0, Structure height: 36119 m, Overall height: 72 m, Registrant: Westchester Towers Owners Corp, Info@gramatanmanagement.Com, , Yonke-rs, Phone: (914) 793-0891
  • 215 Seminary Ave (Lat: 40.931944 Lon: -73.862500), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Archdiocese Of New York Dba , Adnyitv@connectinc.Com, , Yonke-rs, Phone: (914) 968-7800
  • 730 E Grassy Sprain Rd (Lat: 40.973056 Lon: -73.844722), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: City Of Yonkers, Yonke-rs, Phone: (914) 377-7317
  • 1841 Central Ave (Lat: 40.962500 Lon: -73.841667), Type: 73.0, Overall height: 72 m, Registrant: Hudson Westchester Inc Dba , New R-ochelle, Phone: (914) 636-1460

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Yonkers, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

352 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yonkers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Yonkers)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 52 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED151$371,834803$231,0421,085$267,24871$145,31025$1,097,88041$237,0730$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$357,72770$226,843159$316,95017$73,9412$193,5006$270,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED81$378,136271$192,284847$311,504101$68,1299$410,88976$231,9341$3,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN41$361,634105$268,057438$305,92718$236,8336$4,896,16721$314,0001$437,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$363,12556$210,536184$288,69613$110,8460$09$268,4440$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 52 tracts in Yonkers, NY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 43 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED148$202,16217$222,0591$61,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED55$225,5092$176,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED47$152,29812$323,5001$61,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN26$157,2315$279,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$310,6360$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Yonkers, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Yonkers, NY - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 644. The highest number of reported fires - 1,387 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Yonkers, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (78.7%), and Outside Fires (13.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Yonkers, NY
    • 8,10778.7%Structure Fires
    • 1,34613.1%Outside Fires
    • 6476.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1991.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Yonkers, NY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Yonkers, New York:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 160 Corporate Blvd, Yonkers, New York 10701 , Phone: (914) 377-1144, Fax: (914) 377-1142
  • Residence Inn Yonkers Weschester County, 7 Executive Blvd, Yonkers, New York 10701 , Phone: (914) 476-4600, Fax: (914) 476-4606
  • Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers, 7000 Mall Walk, Yonkers, New York 10704 , Phone: (914) 377-1400
  • Courtyard Yonkers Westchester County, 5 Executive Blvd, Yonkers, New York 10701 , Phone: (914) 476-2400
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Yonkers, New York
Most common first names in Yonkers, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,24674.4 years
Mary2,17580.7 years
Joseph1,56974.8 years
William1,10373.6 years
Anna1,06081.3 years
Frank85075.3 years
Helen81179.4 years
James80771.7 years
Margaret78879.0 years
Michael70673.0 years
Most common last names in Yonkers, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27473.8 years
Brown16473.3 years
Johnson14872.6 years
Williams14570.4 years
Murphy13876.3 years
Kelly11675.1 years
Miller11576.5 years
Sullivan11274.5 years
Cohen10177.4 years
Davis10076.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Yonkers, NY
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 27.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Yonkers, NY
  • 49.6%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Yonkers compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Yonkers on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #34 (10704) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 (10710) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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