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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew York

Social Statistics

Yonkers, New York,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school51,711100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,3456.5
Kindergarten3,2976.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)21,73442.0
High school (grades 9-12)10,63420.6
College or graduate school12,70124.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over131,749100.0
Less than 9th grade12,4989.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,16113.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)38,60929.3
Some college, no degree22,59117.1
Associate degree7,1795.4
Bachelor's degree19,14214.5
Graduate or professional degree13,56910.3
Percent high school graduate or higher76.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over155,813100.0
Never married51,29632.9
Now married, except separated73,74947.3
Separated5,3333.4
Widowed13,2588.5
Female
10,9947.1
Divorced12,1777.8
Female
7,3504.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,348100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,44233.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over148,610100.0
Civilian veterans13,0428.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years41,011100.0
With a disability3,5068.5
Population 21 to 64 years111,879100.0
With a disability27,25924.4
Percent employed
57.9(X)
No disability84,62075.6
Percent employed
71.2(X)
Population 65 years and over28,779100.0
With a disability11,33739.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over182,574100.0
Same house in 1995111,79961.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199563,42034.7
Same county
40,08922.0
Different county
23,33112.8
Same state
18,63810.2
Different state
4,6932.6
Elsewhere in 19957,3554.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population196,086100.0
Native144,39973.6
Born in United States
136,69469.7
State of residence
122,44962.4
Different state
14,2457.3
Born outside United States
7,7053.9
Foreign born51,68726.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
17,9629.2
Naturalized citizen
22,52111.5
Not a citizen
29,16614.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)51,687100.0
Europe14,56028.2
Asia9,23017.9
Africa1,5092.9
Oceania550.1
Latin America26,00450.3
Northern America3290.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over182,574100.0
English only111,30761.0
Language other than English71,26739.0
Speak English less than 'very well
30,89616.9
Spanish
41,26522.6
Speak English less than "very well"
19,31310.6
Other Indo-European languages
20,64411.3
Speak English less than "very well"
7,8524.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,6333.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4701.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population196,086100.0

Total ancestries reported

199,344101.7
Arab2,6971.4
Czech19110.5
Danish1390.1
Dutch5740.3
English3,8782.0
French (except Basque)11,3630.7
French Canadian13840.2
German9,2224.7
Greek1,5630.8
Hungarian1,3270.7
Irish125,24112.9
Italian36,90718.8
Lithuanian3720.2
Norwegian3670.2
Polish6,4443.3
Portuguese2,5581.3
Russian3,1501.6
Scotch-Irish8560.4
Scottish1,3390.7
Slovak9310.5
Subsaharan African2,2281.1
Swedish6750.3
Swiss890.0
Ukrainian1,9751.0
United States or American5,0882.6
Welsh2790.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,4183.3
Other ancestries82,36942.0
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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