Yonkers, NY Population

By | June 24, 2019

Population: 196,086. Estimated population in July 2020: 196,425 (+0.2% change)
Males: 92,132 (47.0%), Females: 103,954 (53.0%)

Westchester County

Zip codes: 10701, 10703, 10704, 10705, 10710.

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $44,663
Median house value: $239,300

Races in Yonkers:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.7%)
  • Hispanic (25.9%)
  • Black (16.6%)
  • Other race (13.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.4%)
  • Asian Indian (2.3%)
  • Filipino (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (18.8%), Irish (12.9%), German (4.7%), Polish (3.3%), West Indian (3.3%), United States (2.6%).

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 18.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Yonkers

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yonkers city

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

26.4% Foreign born (13.3% Latin America, 7.4% Europe, 4.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,824 (+4.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Yonkers:

  • ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL (976 N BROADWAY)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (127 S BROADWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Yonkers:

  • LAWRENCE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; BRONXVILLE, NY)
  • MT VERNON HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; MOUNT VERNON, NY)
  • OUR LADY OF MERCY MED CTR FLOR D’URSO (about 4 miles; BRONX, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Yonkers:

  • LA GUARDIA (about 13 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: LGA)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 15 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Abbreviation: HPN)
  • TETERBORO (about 15 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; Abbreviation: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Yonkers:

  • EVERS (about 9 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: 6N6)
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 13 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; Abbreviation: 2N7)
  • FLUSHING (about 13 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; Abbreviation: FLU)
Amtrak station:
YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Yonkers:

  • SAINT JOSEPHS SEMINARY AND COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 201 SEMINARY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dunwoodie.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • COCHRAN SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 88; Location: 967 N BROADWAY ANDRUS PAVILLION ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER OF WESTCHESTER (Location: 26 S BROADWAY; Public)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yonkers:

  • MANHATTAN COLLEGE (about 4 miles; BRONX, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,769)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 5 miles; DOBBS FERRY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,643)
  • FORDHAM UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; BRONX, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,026)
  • CUNY LEHMAN COLLEGE (about 6 miles; BRONX, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,818)
  • MONROE COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 6 miles; BRONX, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,063)
  • IONA COLLEGE (about 6 miles; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,532)
  • THE COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE (about 7 miles; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,414)

Schools

Public high schools in Yonkers:

  • ROOSEVELT HS (Students: 1,631; Location: 631 TUCKAHOE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LINCOLN HS (Students: 1,573; Location: 375 KNEELAND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GORTON HS (Students: 1,499; Location: 100 SHONNARD PL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SAUNDERS TRADES & TECH HS (Students: 1,373; Location: 183 PALMER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • YONKERS HS (Students: 702; Location: 150 ROCKLAND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HS OF TRAVEL & TOURISM (Students: 156; Location: 108 SHONNARD PL; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high schools in Yonkers:

  • HUDSON VIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 109; Location: 170 HUDSON TERRACE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CITY HARVEST ACADEMY (Students: 40; Location: 44 HUDSON ST; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY SEMINARY (Students: 20; Location: 201 SEMINARY AVE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Yonkers:

  • EMERSON MS (Students: 1,247; Location: 160 BOLMER AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MUSEUM MS (Students: 1,215; Location: 565 WARBURTON AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • YONKERS MS (Students: 1,200; Location: 150 ROCKLAND AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARK TWAIN MS (Students: 1,200; Location: 160 WOODLAWN AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • COMMERCE MS (Students: 1,095; Location: 190 N BROADWAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PEARLS HAWTHORNE SCHOOL (Students: 835; Location: 350 HAWTHORNE AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ENRICO FERMI SCHOOL – PERF ARTS (Students: 792; Location: 27 POPLAR ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ROBERT C. DODSON SCHOOL (Students: 680; Location: 105 AVONDALE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SCHOLASTIC ACAD FOR ACAD EXCELLENCE (Students: 610; Location: 77 PARK HILL AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SCHOOL 13 (Students: 607; Location: 195 MCLEAN AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Yonkers:

  • SAINT EUGENE SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 707 TUCKAHOE ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ANNUNCIATION SCHOOL-CRESTWOOD (Students: 467; Location: 465 WESTCHESTER AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 353; Location: 670 YONKERS AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 750 NORTH BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAUL THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 77 LEE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST BARTHOLOMEW (Students: 281; Location: 278 SAW MILL RIVER RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST DENIS (Students: 270; Location: 73 LAWRENCE ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SACRED HEART GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 34 CONVENT AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ANN SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 40 BREWSTER AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST PETERS SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 204 HAWTHORNE AVE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Yonkers:

  • YONKERS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,634,144; Location: 7 MAIN STREET; 384,773 books; 72,757 audio materials; 7,521 video materials; 691 serial subscriptions)