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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education

Cons

-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River See Local Real Estate
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City: Yonkers
Zip Codes: 10701, 10705, ... 6 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Yonkers


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Yonkers is 4.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Yonkers jobs have Increased by 2.23 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Yonkers's cost of living is 46.70% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Yonkers's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Yonkers's population is 201,116 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.93 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Yonkers is $414,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.08%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Yonkers public schools spend $20,358 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Yonkers. Learn more...

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  8/30/2015
Great to raise kids but it is time to leave (San D

My family and I have lived in northeast Yonkers for 18 years after leaving the grime and crime of Manhattan (my home). I bought a cute colonial on a quiet street 11... (Read More)

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  6/28/2014
Taxes, Taxes, Taxes

Here in Westchester County, New York...local taxes; especially school taxes, are among the highest in the nation...which is why people usually move out at retirement. In... (Read More)

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  3/23/2010
Easy access into the city

If you work in NYC, Yonkers provides easy and affordable access by train and... (Read More)

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