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Yorktown Heights, New York - Basic Facts

The Yorktown Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 1,795 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Yorktown Heights is located at latitude 41.2706 and longitude -73.7747 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Yorktown Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Yorktown Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390554) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Yorktown Heights Census Designated Place is located within Town of Yorktown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yorktown Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yorktown Heights: Underhill.

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Yorktown Heights, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,795
Population in Households 1,789
Population in Familes 1,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,964
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $132,636
Average Household Income $170,116
Per Capita Income $57,534


Total Housing Units 649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 502 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $582,579
Average Home Value $660,956


Total Households 626
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 490
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% 0.17%
Households 0.06% 0.13%
Families -0.05% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Yorktown Heights, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yorktown Heights to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 647 46th
Population Density # 423 65th
Diversity Index # 337 72nd
Median Household Income # 103 91st
Per Capita Income # 159 87th

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