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Yonkers, New York
Jersey City, New Jersey
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Yonkers is 60% less densely populated than Jersey City.
People are 3% more likely to be married in Jersey City.
The Median Age is 4.6 years older in Yonkers.

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PEOPLE
 Yonkers, NYJersey City, NJUnited States
 Population201,116264,290321,418,820
 Population - 2010194,880243,257308,745,538
 Population - 2000196,086240,055285,036,114
 Population - 1990188,082228,537251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now6.93%15.64%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now2.57%10.10%12.76%
 Pop. Density11,16617,86691
 Land Area18153,531,905
 Water Area26264,837
 Median Age38.133.537.4
 Female Population52.70%50.58%50.81%
 Male Population47.30%49.42%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Yonkers, NYJersey City, NJUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.79%7.16%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.11%5.63%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.59%4.84%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.76%3.15%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.16%3.41%4.35%
 Age 21 to 244.97%6.28%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.26%22.51%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.26%15.33%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.93%12.47%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.04%5.33%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.79%4.57%5.72%
 Age 65 to 748.25%5.58%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.72%2.82%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.38%0.92%1.85%
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 RACE
 Yonkers, NYJersey City, NJUnited States
 White41.00%21.48%62.77%
 Black14.80%23.64%12.24%
 Asian6.86%24.69%4.95%
 Native American0.10%0.22%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.20%0.48%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.43%2.03%2.13%
 Hispanic35.62%27.44%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic64.39%72.57%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Yonkers, NYJersey City, NJUnited States
 Households73,35796,634116,211,000
 Family Households47,60058,76876,958,100
 Non Family Households25,75737,86639,253,000
 Household Size2.672.622.63
 Married Population46.64%44.00%50.58%
 Single Population53.37%56.00%49.42%
 Now Married43.40%41.06%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.24%2.94%2.17%
 Never Married38.38%43.36%32.55%
 Widowed6.66%4.75%5.95%
 Divorced8.33%7.89%10.92%
 Married, w/children28.34%28.69%31.68%
 Married, no children35.25%32.22%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.56%22.36%16.94%
 Single, no children14.86%16.73%9.95%
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