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0.15% growth
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3.76% growth
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1.79% growth
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0.73% decline

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The economy of Yonkers, NY employs 91,785 people. The economy of Yonkers, NY is specialized in Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; Transportation & Warehousing; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 1.5; 1.33; and 1.3 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Yonkers, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (16,603), Retail trade (11,319), and Educational Services (10,201), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,208), Finance & Insurance ($63,109), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($59,949).

Median household income in Yonkers, NY is $61,272. Males in Yonkers, NY have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,867. The income inequality of Yonkers, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Yonkers, NY. In Westchester County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 139 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,315. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Yonkers, NY is from the county of Westchester County, NY.

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Yonkers, NY is home to a population of 199,725 people, from which 86.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Yonkers, NY is composed of 79,969 White residents (40%), 71,059 Hispanic residents (35.6%), 31,400 Black residents (15.7%), 13,303 Asian residents (6.66%), and 3,100 Two+ residents (1.55%). The most common foreign languages in Yonkers, NY are Spanish (55,990 speakers), Italian (4,913 speakers), and Arabic (3,173 speakers), but compared to other places, Yonkers, NY has a relative high number of Italian (4,913 speakers), Other Indo-European (2,404 speakers), and Portuguese (2,070 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Yonkers, NY awarded 570 degrees. The student population of Yonkers, NY is skewed towards females, with 153 male students and 417 female students. Most students in Yonkers, NY are White (377 and 66.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (47 and 8.25%), Asian (24 and 4.21%), and Black or African American (24 and 4.21%). The largest universities in Yonkers, NY by number of graduates are Sarah Lawrence College (508 and 89.1%), Cochran School of Nursing (31 and 5.44%), and Saint Vladimirs Orthodox Theological Seminary (31 and 5.44%). The most popular majors in Yonkers, NY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (344 and 60.4%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Yonkers, NY are N/A for private four year colleges, and $51,196 and $51,196 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Yonkers, NY is $379,500, which is 1.85 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $382,300 to $379,500, a 0.73% increase. The homeownership rate of Yonkers, NY is 47.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Yonkers, NY have an average commute time of 33.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Yonkers, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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