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Yorktown is a town in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for Yorktown, VA

The latitude of Yorktown is 41.295N. The longitude is -73.808W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 459 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 36,318.


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Median household income
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$83,819
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Yorktown demographic reports
Named for the American victory in the Revolutionary War battle at Yorktown, VA
Well-known residents have included:
· Clarence Birdseye, founder of the food company
Nearby parks & recreation: North County Trailway, Teatown Lake Reservation, Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, Turkey Mountain Nature Preserve

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11% of Yorktown residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yorktown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yorktown was $33,570, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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43% of Yorktown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Yorktown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $835.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,053.


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Libraries in Yorktown include John C. Hart Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Yorktown political report.

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The average commute time for Yorktown workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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