U.S. Beacon October 15, 2019

Yorktown Heights, NY

Westchester County, New York

Latitude: 41.277347     Longitude: -73.781290
Population 7,972 (2000)
Elevation of Yorktown Heights, New York: 500 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3684088, place: Yorktown Heights CDP, New York)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,214 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 176 (7.95%)
Kindergarten: 119 (5.37%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,042 (47.06%)
High school (grades 9-12): 529 (23.89%)
College or graduate school: 348 (15.72%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,256 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 119 (2.26%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 373 (7.1%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,187 (22.58%)
Some college, no degree: 783 (14.9%)
Associate degree: 468 (8.9%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,111 (21.14%)
Graduate or professional degree: 1,215 (23.12%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 90.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 44.3%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 6,115 (100%)
Never married: 1,327 (21.7%)
Now married, except separated: 4,096 (66.98%)
Separated: 53 (0.87%)
Total Widowed: 414 (6.77%)
Widowed Female: 344 (5.63%)
Total Divorced: 225 (3.68%)
Divorced Female: 156 (2.55%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 129 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 7 (5.43%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 5,709 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 677 (11.86%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,861 (100%)
--With a disability: 97 (5.21%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 4,654 (100%)
--With a disability: 472 (10.14%)
----Percent employed: 60.4%
--No disability: 4,182 (89.86%)
----Percent employed: 80.6%
Population 65 years and over: 894 (100%)
--With a disability: 268 (29.98%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 7,411 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 5,267 (71.07%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,089 (28.19%)
--Same county: 1,211 (16.34%)
--Different county: 878 (11.85%)
----Same state: 567 (7.65%)
----Different state: 311 (4.2%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 55 (0.74%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 7,925 (100%)
Native: 6,946 (87.65%)
--Born in United States: 6,859 (100%)
----State of residence: 5,972 (75.36%)
----Different state: 887 (11.19%)
--Born outside United States: 87 (1.1%)
Foreign born: 979 (12.35%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 129 (1.63%)
--Naturalized citizen: 672 (8.48%)
--Not a citizen: 307 (3.87%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 979 (100%)
Europe: 427 (43.62%)
Asia: 269 (27.48%)
Africa: 14 (1.43%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 250 (25.54%)
Northern America: 19 (1.94%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 7,411 (100%)
English only: 6,228 (84.04%)
Language other than English: 1,183 (15.96%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 350 (4.72%)
--Spanish: 444 (5.99%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 126 (1.7%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 567 (7.65%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 195 (2.63%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 133 (1.79%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 29 (0.39%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 7,925 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 9,773% (123.32%)
Arab: 73 (0.92%)
Czech: 84 (1.06%)
Danish: 10 (0.13%)
Dutch: 104 (1.31%)
English: 517 (6.52%)
French (except Basque): 94 (1.19%)
French Canadian: 73 (0.92%)
German: 1,038 (13.1%)
Greek: 48 (0.61%)
Hungarian: 103 (1.3%)
Irish: 1,698 (21.43%)
Italian: 2,491 (31.43%)
Lithuanian: 71 (0.9%)
Norwegian: 58 (0.73%)
Polish: 531 (6.7%)
Portuguese: 31 (0.39%)
Russian: 212 (2.68%)
Scotch-Irish: 58 (0.73%)
Scottish: 119 (1.5%)
Slovak: 26 (0.33%)
Subsaharan African: 8 (0.1%)
Swedish: 114 (1.44%)
Swiss: 82 (1.03%)
Ukrainian: 41 (0.52%)
United States or American: 192 (2.42%)
Welsh: 26 (0.33%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 57 (0.72%)
Other ancestries: 1,814 (22.89%)

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