Yonkers at a Glance

POPULATION: 196,886 (2011 Census Figures)

AREA: 18.3 Square Miles- 4 1/2 Miles Waterfront

RELATIVE SIZE: Fourth Largest City in New York State

FORM OF CITY GOVERNMENT: Elected Strong Mayor, Council President & 6 Council members

PUBLIC SCHOOLS: 39

PRIVATE SCHOOLS: 21

COLLEGES: 4 (including two Seminaries)

PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS: 70 parks and playgrounds, 57 ball fields, 24 tennis courts, 16 senior citizen centers, a skating rink, a rifle and pistol range, an indoor pool and 4 community centers

GOLF COURSES: 2 (Dunwoodie & Sprain Lake)

LIBRARIES: 3 branches (Larkin Plaza, Will, Crestwood)

MUSEUM/PLANETARIUM: Hudson River Museum/Andrus Planetarium

HOSPITALS: 2 (601 Beds); St. John's Riverside, St. Joseph's/Medical Center

POSTAL FACILITIES: 5

HOTELS/MOTELS: 6

MEDIA: 1 Daily Newspaper, 2 Weekly Newspaper, Cablevision of Westchester, Verizon Fios, 2 Municipal Access Channel

SHOPPING MALLS: 17

BANKS: 14 (Over 40 Branches)

RAIL SERVICE: Metro North

AIRPORTS: 4 within a 20-40 minute radius 


Dott Communications
Hair Dimensions
Cross County Shopping Center
Grasy Sprain Pharmacy
Today Media