Yonkers, New York 

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Population

201,116

7% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$61,132

Avg. Home Price

$414,300

Best Places to Live in Yonkers, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

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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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Yonkers
Zip Codes: 10701 10705 10704 10710 10708 10703
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Yonkers is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Yonkers jobs have increased by 2.23%. 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%. 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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Housing Market in Yonkers

It's a good time to buy in Yonkers. Home Appreciation is up 3.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Yonkers Real Estate.

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Reviews for Yonkers    5 Reviews
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)

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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)

Easy access into the city - 3/23/2010
If you work in NYC, Yonkers provides easy and affordable access by train and... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN YONKERS, NEW YORK
10701 10705 10704 10710 10708 10703