Yonkers, New York 

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Population

200,040

+3.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$61,132

Median Home Price

$583,400

Median Age

38.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.2

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Yonkers, New York

Yonkers, New York is a vibrant city with plenty of attractions for everyone. Nature lovers can explore the scenic Hudson River, or take a hike at Untermyer Park & Gardens. History buffs should check out sites like Philipse Manor Hall or Carpet Mills to learn more about the area's past. Sports fans can catch a game at Ridge Hill Stadium, while foodies can sample all kinds of delicious eats throughout town. Shopping lovers should visit Cross County Center or McLean Avenue for good deals on all kinds of items. With its unique charm and exciting activities, Yonkers is an incredible place to visit! National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River.
Zip Codes: 10701 10705 10704 10710 10708 10703
Cost of Living: 47.2% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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Yonkers, Ny Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Yonkers is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Yonkers jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Yonkers's cost of living is 47.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Yonkers's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Yonkers, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Westchester county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 67.6% to 31.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Yonkers's population is 200,040 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Yonkers is Real Estate: $583,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Yonkers

It's a good time to buy in Yonkers. Home Appreciation is up 11.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Yonkers is $583,400.
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Reviews for Yonkers   6 Reviews
Very pleased with my location - 9/5/2021
I've lived in this city for over 20 years in the Bryn Mawr section and I love it. We are the closest suburb to NYC. I can go and watch a broadway show and be back at... Read More

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

Taxes, Taxes, Taxes - 6/28/2014
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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ZIP CODES IN YONKERS, NEW YORK
10701 10705 10704 10710 10708 10703

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