YonkersNew York

Yonkers Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Yonkers is 209,506. 24.53% is under 18, while 17.22% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.35% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.53% were 18 years or younger and 29.55% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.83% female and 48.17% male.

Yonkers Housing

According to the US Census, Yonkers has 83,368 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Yonkers was 97.64%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $424,100

Yonkers Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 61.87% of Yonkers's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 18.01% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 6.22% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 1.22%

White Alone37.25%
Some Other Race Alone24.62%
Black Or African American Alone18.01%
Asian Alone6.22%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.22%
White Black Or African American0.85%

How Educated is Yonkers

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 19.4% of Yonkers residents had a bachelor's degree, while 17.2% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 36.60% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Yonkers CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher78.8%
Some College Or Associates Degree45.3%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher30.5%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency21.9%
Bachelors Degree19.4%
Some College No Degree17.6%

Average Income in Yonkers

The median household income in Yonkers is $66,395. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $66,395.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $91,638 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $124,372.

A closer examination of the income groups of Yonkers households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (14.1%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (11.1%). 9.9% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$124,372
Nonfamily households$42,251