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-Weak future job growth

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New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


Quick Facts About Yonkers

    The unemployment rate in Yonkers is 5.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Yonkers jobs have Decreased by 0.14 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Yonkers's cost of living is 50.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Yonkers's population is 196,459 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.18 percent.
    Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Yonkers is $381,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.90 percent.
    Yonkers public schools spend $24,858 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Yonkers.

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