Yonkers, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 77,589 housing units in Yonkers. This represents a 2.7% growth from 75,562 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 77,589 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Yonkers is about 43.2%. Yonkers's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.2%. Average household size is 2.61 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Yonkers were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.30%
One Bedroom28.50%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms24.50%
Four Bedrooms8.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.74
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$239,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$229,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.51
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$613

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage4.70%
Home Equity Loan7.40%
Simple Mortgage47.60%
Debt Free39.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.3%