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

The latitude of Yorktown Heights is 41.270N. The longitude is -73.778W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,972.


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Median household income
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$88,648
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Yorktown Heights demographic reports
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Yorktown Grange Fair - Sept. 6-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Yorktown Heights web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park
Historic sites and museums: Yorktown Museum
Colleges and universities: Mercy College-Yorktown Heights Branch Campus

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11% of Yorktown Heights residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yorktown Heights ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yorktown Heights was $32,349, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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44% of Yorktown Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Yorktown Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $517.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,101.


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

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

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