Yonkers, New York

Population 198,457

Yonkers is located in Westchester County, NY. The population is 198,457, making Yonkers the largest city in Westchester County and the 4th largest city in the state of New York.

There are 41 public schools in Yonkers with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Yonkers is low , and there are 123 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Yonkers is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Yonkers property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Yonkers include Bronxville, Tuckahoe and Eastchester.

Yonkers Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 17.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 48.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.2%

Crime Rate

49.14% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 76
  • Violent Crimes: 354
  • Robbery: 112
  • Burglary: 104
  • Property Crime: 913
  • Larceny Theft: 733

Registered Offenders

65.33% Lower than national avg.
  • 123 offenders in Yonkers
  • 6.20 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

71 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 15
  • Registered Polluters: 13
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 39

Unemployment

Moderate 8.0%
  • New York unemployment average: 8.1%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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41 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 41 K-12 public schools in Yonkers, NY and 21 private schools. Homefacts rates Yonkers's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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123 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Yonkers, NY

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$589,000 compared to December 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9.2%
  • Rented
    48.4%
  • Owned
    42.4%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

81 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Yonkers, NY issued 81 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 81 permits, 23 were issued for single family homes and 58 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Yonkers, NY issued 147 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 147 permits, 16 were issued for single family homes and 131 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,558
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,717
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,035
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,611
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,898

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Environmental Hazards

71 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1123/1149)
    Yonkers, NY has 97.74% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Yonkers, NY is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Yonkers, NY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 34.13°
  • February 36.67°
  • March 44.75°
  • April 54.65°
  • May 64.24°
  • June 72.97°
  • July 79.9°
  • August 77.24°
  • September 70.88°
  • October 59.67°
  • November 48.8°
  • December 34.72°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Yonkers, NY

Earthquakes
Yonkers, NY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Yonkers, NY has a high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Yonkers, NY has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Yonkers, NY has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Yonkers, NY: $62,049

Unemployment

Unemployment in Yonkers is 8.0%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 8.1% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.44%
White Collar - 60.56%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo
  • Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
  • Sen. Charles E. Schumer

City Representatives

  • Eliot Engel

Neighborhood Info

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