Yonkers, New York (NY)

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Yonkers is the fourth largest city in the U.S. State of New York (it falls behind New York City, Buffalo, and Rochester), and the largest city in Westchester County, with a population of 196,086 (according to the 2000 census). More recent estimates put the population at 197,234 in 2002, 197,126 in 2004 and 196,425 in 2005. Yonkers borders the New York City borough of The Bronx and is 2 miles (3 km) north of Manhattan at the cities' two respective closest points.
The city is home to several attractions, an example of which is Yonkers Raceway, a harness racing track that has renovated its grounds and clubhouse and added legalized video slot machine gambling in 2006. There is also a large shopping area along Central Park Avenue (NY 100), informally called "Central Avenue" by area residents, a name it takes officially a few miles north in White Plains, New York.

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Stats about Yonkers

Total Population: 196,086
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $44,663
Median Home Value: $239,300
State sales tax: 4.0%
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Yonkers, New York


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