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Population (year 2000): 36,318. Estimated population in July 2005: 37,022 (+1.9% change)
Males: 17,501 (48.2%), Females: 18,817 (51.8%)

Median resident age: 39.0 years
Median household income: $83,819 (year 2000)
Median house value: $246,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Yorktown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.8%)
  • Hispanic (5.8%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (34.2%), Irish (22.6%), German (13.0%), English (6.4%), Polish (5.2%), Russian (4.1%).

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Elevation: 500 feet

Yorktown,

For population 25 years and over in Yorktown

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yorktown town

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

10.5% Foreign born (5.5% Europe, 2.5% Asia, 2.1% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plains, NY White (19.1 miles pop. 53,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (35.2 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (41.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Valley-Yorktown, NY (1.5 miles Jefferson NY (1.8 miles Crompond, Heights, NY (2.3 miles Yorktown Oak, NY (2.8 miles Shrub Mohegan, NY (3.1 miles Lake Valley, NY (5.3 miles Putnam NY (5.4 miles Shenorock, NY (6.4 miles Lincolndale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 101 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 1997: 81 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2001: 85 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2002: 74 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $286,500
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $315,100
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $304,300

Latitude: 41.30 N, Longitude: 73.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 914

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.0%), Retail trade (11.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Crime in Yorktown (1999):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (2.8 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (25.2 per 100,000)
  • 22 assaults (61.6 per 100,000)
  • 79 burglaries (221.2 per 100,000)
  • 589 thefts (1649.5 per 100,000)
  • 17 auto thefts (47.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 104.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 339.3)

Average climate in Yorktown, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Yorktown,

Yorktown-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 7.1 miles away from the Yorktown city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 2 tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Yorktown:
  • HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER (about 8 miles; PEEKSKILL, NY)
  • NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MOUNT KISCO, NY)
  • STONEY LODGE HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; OSSINING, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Yorktown:
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 18 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 23 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 25 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Yorktown:
  • PEEKSKILL (about 11 miles; PEEKSKILL, NY; ID: 7N2)
  • HAVERSTRAW (about 13 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)
  • STORMVILLE (about 20 miles; STORMVILLE, NY; ID: N69)

Amtrak station near Yorktown:
  • 9 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 with over 2000 students nearest to Yorktown:
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 12 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (about 14 miles; WEST POINT, NY; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; VALHALLA, NY; FT enrollment: 6,730)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 19 miles; PURCHASE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 20 miles; DOBBS FERRY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,643)
  • ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SUFFERN, NY; FT enrollment: 4,409)
  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; DANBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 4,297)

Yorktown 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:
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLNA (1420 AM; 5 kW; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, 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.)
  • WVIP (1310 AM; 5 kW; MT. KISCO, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT)
  • 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)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • 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:
  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDFH (90.3 FM; OSSINING, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COUNCIL FOR PUBLIC B/CNG)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • 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)
  • WARY (88.1 FM; VALHALLA, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY 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:
  • 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)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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