Yorktown Heights, NY

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Population

1,623

5.58% decline

Median Age

46.7


Median Household Income

$75,634

20.8% decline

Poverty Rate

6.35%


Number of Employees

828

4.28% decline

Median Property Value

$369,200

6.86% decline

About

In 2017, Yorktown Heights, NY had a population of 1.62k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $75,634. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Yorktown Heights, NY declined from 1,719 to 1,623, a -5.58% decrease and its median household income declined from $95,523 to $75,634, a -208% decrease.

The population of Yorktown Heights, NY is 90.3% White Alone, 4.62% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.34% Asian Alone. 11.1% of the people in Yorktown Heights, NY speak a non-English language, and 94.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Yorktown Heights, NY is $369,200, and the homeownership rate is 83.3%. Most people in Yorktown Heights, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Yorktown Heights, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Yorktown Heights, NY employs 828 people. The largest industries in Yorktown Heights, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (131 people), Retail Trade (119 people), and Educational Services (118 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($166,932), Finance & Insurance ($166,932), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($75,025).

Median household income in Yorktown Heights, NY is $75,634. Males in Yorktown Heights, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Yorktown Heights, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,634

2017 value

± $19,404

-208%

1 Year Growth

± 52.8%

Households in Yorktown Heights, NY have a median annual income of $75,634, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $95,523 in 2016, which represents a -208% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in Yorktown Heights, NY made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Yorktown Heights, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Yorktown Heights, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 148.09

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yorktown Heights, NY was Census Tract 148.09 with a value of $98,750, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.35% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yorktown Heights, NY (103 out of 1.62k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 65 - 74.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    85 ± 88

  2. Hispanic

    21 ± 62

  3. Two Or More

    14 ± 59

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Yorktown Heights, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

828

2017 Value

± 241

-4.28%

1 Year decline

± 41.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yorktown Heights, NY declined at a rate of -4.28%, from 865 employees to 828 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yorktown Heights, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (119 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (90 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (89 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yorktown Heights, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Yorktown Heights, NY, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (119 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (90 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (89 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Yorktown Heights, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (3.01 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.01 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Yorktown Heights, NY, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($141,063), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($141,063), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($76,050).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

828

2017 Value

± 241

-4.28%

1 Year decline

± 41.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yorktown Heights, NY declined at a rate of -4.28%, from 865 employees to 828 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yorktown Heights, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (131 people), Retail Trade (119 people), and Educational Services (118 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yorktown Heights, NY, though some of these residents may live in Yorktown Heights, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Yorktown Heights, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (131 people), Retail Trade (119 people), and Educational Services (118 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Yorktown Heights, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.06 times higher than expected), Information (1.92 times), and Educational Services (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Yorktown Heights, NY, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($166,932), Finance & Insurance ($166,932), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($75,025).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics with $47.2B and Misc. mfg. prods. and $45.3B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.5% of the population of Yorktown Heights, NY has health coverage, with 50.9% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 20.9% on Medicare, 9.98% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Yorktown Heights, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Yorktown Heights, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1202 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.46%

Uninsured

50.9%

Employer Coverage

15.7%

Medicaid

20.9%

Medicare

9.98%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yorktown Heights, NY declined by 36.8% from 3.9% to 2.46%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Yorktown Heights, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Yorktown Heights, NY is home to a population of 1.62k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.9% of Yorktown Heights, NY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Yorktown Heights, NY is composed of 1.47k White Alone residents (90.3%), 75 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.62%), 38 Asian Alone residents (2.34%), 19 Some Other Race Alone residents (1.17%), 14 Two or More Races residents (0.863%), 11 Black or African American Alone residents (0.678%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Yorktown Heights, NY are Italian (93 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (50 speakers), and Korean (39 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 11.8

75

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 28.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Yorktown Heights, NY was 46.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 75. But people in Yorktown Heights, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Yorktown Heights, NY residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 13.9% of Yorktown Heights, NY residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Yorktown Heights, NY was 11.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Yorktown Heights, NY was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 Yorktown Heights, NY residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

94.2%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.2% of Yorktown Heights, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Yorktown Heights, NY was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.47k ± 391

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    75 ± 93.4

  3. Asian Alone

    38 ± 46

In 2017, there were 19.5 times more White Alone residents (1.47k people) in Yorktown Heights, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 75 Hispanic or Latino and 38 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Italian

    93 speakers (4.79%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    50 speakers (2.57%)

  3. Korean

    39 speakers (2.01%)

11.1% of Yorktown Heights, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Yorktown Heights, NY was Italian. 4.79% of the overall population of Yorktown Heights, NY are native Italian speakers. 2.57% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 2.01% speak Italian, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    30 ± 46

  2. Korea

    13 ± 24

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 19

Yorktown Heights, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yorktown Heights, NY was $369,200 in 2017, which is 1.7 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $396,400 to $369,200, a 6.86% decrease. The homeownership rate in Yorktown Heights, NY is 83.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Yorktown Heights, NY have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Yorktown Heights, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$75,634

Median Household Income

± $19,404

603

Number of Households

± 192

In 2017, the median household income of the 603 households in Yorktown Heights, NY declined from $75,634 from the previous year's value of $95,523.

The following chart displays the households in Yorktown Heights, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$369,200

2017 Median

± $47,577

$396,400

2016 Median

± $47,163

In 2017, the median property value in Yorktown Heights, NY declined from to $369,200 from the previous year's value of $396,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Yorktown Heights, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Yorktown Heights, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Yorktown Heights, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Yorktown Heights, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

83.3%

2017 Homeownership

82.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 83.3% of the housing units in Yorktown Heights, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Yorktown Heights, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Yorktown Heights, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Yorktown Heights, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yorktown Heights, NY have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Yorktown Heights, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    90.5%

  2. Carpooled

    3.83%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.03%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Yorktown Heights, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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