Yorktown Heights, New York Population 2024

2,147

Yorktown Heights is a city located in Westchester County New York. Yorktown Heights has a 2024 population of 2,147. Yorktown Heights is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 37.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,567 in 2020.

The average household income in Yorktown Heights is $142,009 with a poverty rate of 15.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Yorktown Heights is 45.9 years, 43.5 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Yorktown Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yorktown Heights was:

  • White: 75.03%
  • Other race: 15.98%
  • Two or more races: 8.34%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,348.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
37.01% (580)
The current population of Yorktown Heights, New York is 2,147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,567.

Yorktown Heights, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,61175.03%
Other race34315.98%
Two or more races1798.34%
Asian120.56%
Black or African American20.09%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Yorktown Heights Population by Race

Yorktown Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Yorktown Heights Median Age

45.9

Total

43.5

Male

49.6

Female

Yorktown Heights Adults

There are 1,750 adults, (416 of whom are seniors) in Yorktown Heights.

Yorktown Heights Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Yorktown Heights Sex Ratio

Female1,06149.42%
Male1,08650.58%

Yorktown Heights Population by Age

Yorktown Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8402.5578.121.9
Married5193.0697.72.3
Non Family203028.671.4
Female1002.897327
Male183.281000
showing: 5 rows

2.91

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Yorktown Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Yorktown Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yorktown Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Yorktown Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,165

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$37,984

Average Female

Yorktown Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yorktown Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Yorktown Heights Language

62.93% of Yorktown Heights residents speak only English, while 37.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.28% of the population.

Yorktown Heights Language

Yorktown Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,52627017.69%
Hispanic6076310.38%
Other3434111.95%
Multiple1792212.29%
Black22100%
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15.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.8%

Male Poverty Rate

11.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yorktown Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yorktown Heights is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yorktown Heights is Hispanic, with 10.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.25%.

Yorktown Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.89%
Some College13.9%
Bachelors or Greater11.73%
High School6.18%
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Yorktown Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.44%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed8.08%
Female Unemployed
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Yorktown Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yorktown Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Yorktown Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Yorktown Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Yorktown Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Yorktown Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Yorktown Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

87

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Yorktown Heights Veterans by War

count

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Yorktown Heights Veterans by Age

count

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Yorktown Heights Veterans by Race

Yorktown Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

49.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Yorktown Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Yorktown Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Yorktown Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Yorktown Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.19%

Born in Yorktown Heights

95.48%

Native Born

4.52%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

4.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.48% of Yorktown Heights residents were born in the United States, with 83.19% having been born in New York. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Yorktown Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,147
20232,147
20222,1471949.93%
20211,95338624.63%
20201,56717412.49%
20191,39330.22%
20181,390-233-14.36%
20171,623-96-5.58%
20161,719-245-12.47%
20151,964-326-14.24%
20142,2901507.01%
20132,14023512.34%
20121,905774.21%
20111,828472.64%
20101,781
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Yorktown Heights Population by Year