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The Town of Yorktown, NY

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Town of Yorktown

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Phone: (914) 962-5722
Fax: (914) 962-1731

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  • The Hamlets of Crompond, Croton Heights, Huntersville, Jefferson Valley, Kitchawan, Mohegan Lake, Shrub Oak, Sparkle Lake, Teatown, Yorktown, and Yorktown Heights are all in the Town of Yorktown.
  • The Town of Yorktown is the sixth largest municipality in Westchester County and the largest in the North County.
  • It has an area of approximately 40 square miles, with 180 miles of roads.
  • Yorktown's 301 retail establishments generated $499,681,000 in sales in 1992, according to the most recent U.S. Census of Business information.
  • The latest U.S. Census of Business (1992) also revealed that Yorktown had 297 service business establishments, which generated $129,545,000 in sales.
  • Yorktown's 33 wholesale business establishments aggregated $47,639,000 in sales in 1992 (the most recent data available from the U.S. Census Bureau).

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Demographics:

Population


                             1990     January 1993     Year 2000
                            Census      Estimates     Projections

NUMBER OF PEOPLE              33,467          34,278           34,990

  Distribution by Age Range:

         0-14 Years Old       20.4%
        15-29 Years Old       19.6%
        30-44 Years Old       25.5%
        45-49 Years Old       18.0%
          60+ Years Old       16.5%


  Distribution by Race and Hispanic Origin:

                  White       93.8%
                  Black        2.9%
                  Asian        2.5%
        Native American        0.1%
                  Other        0.7%
        Hispanic Origin        3.6% (Hispanic population may be of any race)

Income


                              1990
                             Census

Per Capita Income              $22,290

Median Household Income       $59,633

Percent Distribution
   of Household Income:

            Under $14,999      9.1%
       $15,000 to $24,999      7.8%
       $25,000 to $49,999     23.0%
       $50,000 to $99,999     42.0%
     $100,000 to $149,999     13.5%
            Over $150,000      4.4%

Dwelling Units


                        1990     January 1993
                       Census      Estimates

NUMBER OF UNITS          11,883          12,221         

Median Year Built        1964

Median Value             $216,300 (owner-occupied single-family)

Median Rent              $643 (renter-occupied)

With Senior Citizens    19.8%

Schools:

There are four public school districts serving the Town of Yorktown:

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