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Yorktown is a suburb of New York City with a population of 36,538. Yorktown is in Westchester County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Yorktown offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Yorktown and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Yorktown are highly rated.

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About Yorktown...
Population
36,538

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$432,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,625
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    11
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    2.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    54.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    510.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    22
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Yorktown

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$127,763
National
$62,843

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