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Yonkers
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Yonkers is a suburb of New York City with a population of 209,730. Yonkers is in Westchester County. Living in Yonkers offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Yonkers there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Yonkers and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Yonkers are above average.

About

About Yonkers...
Population
209,730

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$420,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,550
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    178.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    10.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    71.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    100.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    630.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    123.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

Working in Yonkers

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$72,403
National
$69,021

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