Statewide Claims to Fame

Yonkers is 2nd in New York out of 154 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Yonkers is 2nd in New York out of 163 other cities in Retail sales

Yonkers is 4th in New York out of 171 other cities in Current population (2012)

Yonkers is 4th in New York out of 346 other cities in Households

Yonkers is 4th in New York out of 346 other cities in Housing units

Yonkers is 8th in New York out of 155 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Yonkers is 13th in New York out of 345 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Yonkers is 14th in New York out of 346 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Yonkers is 15th in New York out of 346 other cities in Size in square miles

Yonkers is 20th in New York out of 346 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Yonkers, New York Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Yonkers Rank New York US
Current population (2012) 198,449 4th 19,570,261 313,914,040
Size in square miles 18.0 15th 47,126.4 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 10,880.3 14th 411.2 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Yonkers Rank New York US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 63rd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.8% 195th 21.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.7% 174th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Yonkers Rank New York US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 80.7% 315th 84.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 29.2% 199th 32.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Yonkers Rank New York US
Race - White 55.8% 314th 71.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 18.7% 41st 17.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 33rd 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.9% 78th 8.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 63rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.1% 43rd 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 34.7% 20th 18.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 41.4% 315th 57.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Yonkers Rank New York US
Female residents 52.6% 68th 51.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 31.1% 31st 21.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Yonkers Rank New York US
Housing units 80,389 4th 8,119,364 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 71.5% 13th 50.5% 25.9%
Households 74,242 4th 7,215,687 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 46.9% 305th 54.8% 66.1%
Home median value $418,400 148th $301,000 $186,200
People per household 2.6 196th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Yonkers Rank New York US
Income per capita $29,382 205th $31,796 $27,915
Income per household $56,816 229th $56,951 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.9% 82nd 14.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Yonkers Rank New York US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 17,513 2nd 1,956,733 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,591,145 2nd $230,718,065 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,103 75th $11,879 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $175,904 8th $39,813,499 $613,795,732

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