Yorktown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 11,562 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yorktown is the 75th largest community in Indiana.
Also of interest is that Yorktown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Yorktown is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Yorktown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Yorktown perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small town, Yorktown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Yorktown citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.30% of adults in Yorktown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Yorktown in 2018 was $37,958, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,832 for a family of four. However, Yorktown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Yorktown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yorktown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Yorktown include German, English, Irish, Welsh, and European.
The most common language spoken in Yorktown is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Polish.