Yonkers, New York Population 2019

Yonkers, New York's estimated population is 202,019 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Yonkers, New York is the 4th largest city in New York based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 11215.71 people/mi² (4330.39 people/km²), with a household density of 1767.62 people/km² (4578.13 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.8 years, 37.3 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 82,462 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2%, with a median rent of $1292/month. The median house has 4.4 rooms, and has a value of $380,100.

The median income for households in Yonkers, New York is $62,399, while the mean household income is $84,764. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017202,0192810.14%
2016201,7386270.31%
2015201,1116270.31%
2014200,4848780.44%
2013199,6061,0740.54%
2012198,5326800.34%
2011197,8521,3980.71%
2010196,4543680.02%
2000196,0868,0040.42%
1990188,082-7,269-0.38%
1980195,351-8,946-0.45%
1970204,29713,6630.69%
1960190,63437,8362.24%
1950152,79810,2000.69%
1940142,5987,9520.58%
1930134,64634,4703.00%
1920100,17620,3732.30%
191079,80331,8725.23%
190047,93115,8984.11%
189032,03313,1415.42%
188018,8926,1594.02%
187012,7334,5154.48%
18608,2180.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White113,087
Black or African American35,737
Some Other Race29,191
Asian14,461
Two or More Races7,634
American Indian and Alaska Native810
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander79

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Yonkers Ny Population Pyramid 2019

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Yonkers Ny Median Age

38.8


Total

37.3


Male

40.1


Female

Yonkers Ny Adults

There are 157,470 adults, (32,928 of whom are seniors) in Yonkers Ny.

Yonkers Ny Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Yonkers Ny Sex Ratio

Female

106,063

52.77%

Male

94,936

47.23%

Yonkers Ny Households and Families

Yonkers Ny Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Yonkers Ny Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.7%37.3%
All47.3%52.7%
Non Family40%60%
Male37.9%62.1%
Female29%71%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yonkers Ny Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,4132.6647.3
Married30,4693.5162.7
Non Family26,8241.1740
Female12,2963.5129
Male4,8243.4537.9

3.4

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Yonkers Ny Households

Yonkers Ny Education

Yonkers Ny Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,1038.02%
9th to 12th Grade13,0549.43%
High School Graduate35,03925.32%
Some College23,62917.08%
Associates Degree10,3777.50%
Bachelors Degree25,57618.48%
Graduate Degree19,60314.17%

Yonkers Ny Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White61,64455,44024,856
Hispanic43,99030,2678,877
Black23,52620,0076,031
Other Race17,52911,9542,871
Asian10,3089,0795,415
Multiple Races3,6693,0501,359
Native American50627820
Islander5030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.53%.

Yonkers Ny Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,804$49,545$40,519
Less Than High School$22,750$26,655$16,546
High School Grad$33,656$40,706$26,700
Some College$40,632$50,414$32,072
Bachelors Degree$60,854$66,885$56,262
Graduate Degree$75,252$83,575$69,770

$43,804

Average Earnings

$49,545

Average Male

$40,519

Average Female

Yonkers Ny Language

Yonkers Ny Language by Age

Yonkers Ny Language

53.10% of Yonkers Ny residents speak only English, while 46.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.47% of the population.

Yonkers Ny Poverty

Yonkers Ny Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic72,41116,63922.98%
Black35,1298,13323.15%
Other29,0206,69823.08%
White78,1366,4758.29%
Asian14,3651,86713.00%
Multiple7,5421,00813.37%
Native78022228.46%
Islander501428.00%

16.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.28%

Male Poverty Rate

17.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yonkers Ny

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yonkers Ny is Native, with 28.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yonkers Ny is White, with 8.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.86%.

Yonkers Ny Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.56%
High School15.93%
Some College11.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%

Yonkers Ny Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.79%
Male Unemployed24.89%
Female Employed6.55%
Male Employed5.32%

Yonkers Ny Income

Yonkers Ny Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,399$84,764
Families$75,510$97,668
Married Families$98,843$118,517
Non Families$40,711$57,958

Yonkers Ny Marital Status

Yonkers Ny Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Yonkers Ny Married by Age and Sex

Yonkers Ny Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Yonkers Ny Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Yonkers Ny Veterans

Yonkers Ny Veterans by War

5,762

Number of Veterans

5,570

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,846
Korea912
World War II636
Second Gulf War594
First Gulf War504

Yonkers Ny Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,169
65 to 741,725
35 to 54846
55 to 64654
18 to 34368

Yonkers Ny Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3774.74%
Hispanic1,1892.29%
Black8042.97%
Other2471.17%
2 or More2034.56%
Asian1070.90%
Indian244.20%

Yonkers Ny Veterans by Education

8.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yonkers Ny Employment Status

Yonkers Ny Employment by Age

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Yonkers Ny Employment by Race

Yonkers Ny Employment by Education

Yonkers Ny Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.76%

Born in New York

69.41%

Native Born

30.59%

Foreign Born

13.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.41% of Yonkers Ny residents were born in the United States, with 58.76% having been born in New York. 13.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.