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Yonkers

(Encyclopedia) Yonkers yŏn´kərz [key], city (1990 pop. 188,082), Westchester co., SE N.Y., on the east bank of the Hudson, in a hilly region just N of the Bronx (New York City); inc. 1855. Manufactures in...

Yonkers (city), New York Census Data

New yorkAtlas People QuickFactsYonkersNew YorkPopulation, 2003 estimate 197,38819,190,115Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 0.7%1.1%Population, 2000 196,08…

Demographic Statistics for Yonkers, New York

New yorkAtlas NumberPercentTotal population196,086100.0SEX AND AGEMale92,13247.0Female103,95453.0Under 5 years13,7027.05 to 9 years13,9197.110 to 14 years12,9456.615 to 19 years11…

Yonkers, New york Economic Statistics

New yorkAtlas NumberPercentEMPLOYMENT STATUSPopulation 16 years and over153,381100.0In labor force90,24558.8Civilian labor force90,21558.8Employed84,18254.9Unemployed6,0333.9Perce…

Yonkers, New york, Housing Statistics

New yorkAtlas NumberPercentTotal housing units77,589100.0UNITS IN STRUCTURE1-unit, detached18,79824.21-unit, attached2,3483.02 units8,59711.13 or 4 units8,89811.55 to 9 units6,425…

Social Statistics for Yonkers, New York

New yorkAtlas NumberPercentSCHOOL ENROLLMENTPopulation 3 years and over enrolled in school51,711100.0Nursery school, preschool3,3456.5Kindergarten3,2976.4Elementary school (grades…

Cooke, Terence James

(Encyclopedia) Cooke, Terence James, 1921–83, American Roman Catholic clergyman, b. New York City. He was ordained in 1945 after earning a B.A. from St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers, N.Y. In 1957, Cooke was...

Bangs, John Kendrick

(Encyclopedia) Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862–1922, American humorist, b. Yonkers, N.Y., grad. Columbia, 1883. He was the editor of Puck (1904–5) and other magazines and wrote over 30 books of humorous...

Philipse Manor

(Encyclopedia) Philipse Manor, colonial estate of Frederick Philipse , confirmed by a royal charter (1693), extending from the present North Tarrytown, N.Y., to the present Bronx, with the Hudson River ...

Spargo, John

(Encyclopedia) Spargo, John spär´gō [key], 1876–1966, American reformer and author, b. Cornwall, England. An early socialist, he was active in the Socialist party of the United States but resigned in 19...