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Population (year 2000): 7,972
Males: 3,903 (49.0%), Females: 4,069 (51.0%)

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Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $88,648 (year 2000)
Median house value: $261,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Yorktown Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Hispanic (5.6%)
  • Black (2.4%)
  • Chinese (2.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (31.2%), Irish (21.3%), German (13.0%), Polish (6.7%), English (6.5%), Russian (2.7%).

New! Heights, New York forum

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Yorktown Heights

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yorktown Heights CDP

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

12.3% Foreign born (5.4% Europe, 3.4% Asia, 3.1% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plains, NY White (17.6 miles pop. 53,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (33.1 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (40.7 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY Yorktown, (2.3 miles Valley-Yorktown, NY (3.1 miles Jefferson NY (3.7 miles Crompond, NY (4.7 miles Shenorock, Oak, NY (4.9 miles Shrub Mohegan, NY (5.4 miles Lake NY (5.7 miles Lincolndale, Kisco, NY (6.2 miles Mount

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 73.78 W

Area code: 914


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.4%), Retail trade (12.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +413 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 642 (16.4%)

Average climate in Yorktown Heights, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Yorktown Heights-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/29/1971, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Yorktown Heights city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 2 tornado 12.1 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Ryan Schneider - College basketball player (Vermont Catamounts).


Hospitals/medical centers near Yorktown Heights:
  • NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; MOUNT KISCO, NY)
  • FOUR WINDS (about 7 miles; KATONAH, NY)
  • STONEY LODGE HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; OSSINING, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Yorktown Heights:
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 16 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 23 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 25 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Yorktown Heights:
  • PEEKSKILL (about 13 miles; PEEKSKILL, NY; ID: 7N2)
  • HAVERSTRAW (about 14 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)
  • STORMVILLE (about 21 miles; STORMVILLE, NY; ID: N69)

Amtrak station near Yorktown Heights:
  • 10 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Yorktown Heights:
  • PUTNAM-WESTCHESTER BOCES (Full-time enrollment: 67; Location: 200 BOCES DR; Public; Website: www.pnwboces.org)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-YORKTOWN HEIGHTS BRANCH CAMPUS (Location: 2651 STRANG BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mercynet.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yorktown Heights:
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 10 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; VALHALLA, NY; FT enrollment: 6,730)
  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (about 16 miles; WEST POINT, NY; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 18 miles; PURCHASE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 20 miles; DOBBS FERRY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,643)
  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; DANBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 4,297)
  • IONA COLLEGE (about 25 miles; NEW ROCHELLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,532)
Public high schools in Yorktown Heights:
  • YORKTOWN HS (Students: 1,342; Location: 2727 CROMPOND RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LAKELAND ALTERNATIVE HS (Students: 28; Location: 3407 OLD YORKTOWN RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Yorktown Heights:
  • LAKELAND-COPPER BEECH MS (Students: 1,535; Location: 3417 OLD YORKTOWN RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MILDRED E. STRANG MS (Students: 1,044; Location: 2701 CROMPOND RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ES (Students: 600; Location: 3477 KAMHI DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON ES (Students: 502; Location: 3636 GOMER ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BROOKSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 492; Location: 2285 BROAD ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • CROMPOND SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 2901 MANOR ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • FRENCH HILL ES (Students: 438; Location: 2051 BALDWIN RD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • MOHANSIC SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 704 LOCKSLEY RD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • BOCES PUTNAM-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER (Students: 375; Location: 200 BOCES DR; Grades: UG - UG)

Notable location: Yorktown Heights Town Hall (A).

Churches in Yorktown Heights include: Calvary Bible Church (A), Temple Beth Am (B), Amawalk Friends Meeting House (C), Saint Patrick's Church (D).

Cemetery: Amawalk Hill Cemetery (1).


Yorktown Heights compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Yorktown Heights:
  • WVIP (1310 AM; 5 kW; MT. KISCO, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNA (1420 AM; 5 kW; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yorktown Heights:
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDFH (90.3 FM; OSSINING, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COUNCIL FOR PUBLIC B/CNG)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WARY (88.1 FM; VALHALLA, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNYK (88.7 FM; NYACK, NY; Owner: NYACK COLLEGE)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Yorktown Heights:
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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