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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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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.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Yonkers's cost of living is 46.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Yonkers's population is 201,116 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.93 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Yonkers is $414,300. Home appreciation the last year has been -5.08 percent.
    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.

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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)
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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Im trying to find out how this area is? Is there public transportation, supermarkets, parks, etc? Is it a high crime... (read more)
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