Yorkville is a small village in Oneida County. It's in the southeast area of the town of Whitestown, near Utica. It's a small village—the whole area is only around 0.7 square miles—but it has a lot to offer for families looking to move here.
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Yorkville has a population of around 2,700 people—including over 1,000 households and over 700 families, with the median age being around 33. The per capita income is $28,378, while the median household income is $50,916. That's slightly lower than for New York State as a whole. However, the median home price is also significantly lower, at $165,000, or $112 per square foot. The area is over 98% white, around 1% Hispanic or Latino, and approximately 0.5% each African American and Asian. Browse the newest real estate listings in Yorkville, NY.
There are plenty of great schools in and near the Yorkville area. Hart's Hill Elementary School works to engage their students and bring them not just knowledge, but real life experiences. Ralph Perry Junior High School features an Arts Club, a Builders Club, a Jazz Band, a school magazine to showcase student work, and more. And New Hartford Senior High School was named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education in 2016—the highest honor a public school can receive from the government.
There are also a number of colleges and universities in Oneida County, from Utica College to Hamilton College to Colgate University, and many more. There are both public and private institutions in the area, at a number of different tuition ranges.
In its early days, most of the population of Yorkville worked in textile mills, in the nearby village of New York Mills. With the mill no longer in operation, their biggest industries now include education and healthcare, with several major hospitals in the surrounding area, along with the nearby Utica College.
There are also a number of office and administrative positions, retail and food service jobs, and more. And the Yorkville Village Court creates a need for plenty of jobs in the legal field. Additionally, Oneida County is also home to the Turning Stone Resort Casino, which feeds the tourism trade throughout the surrounding area.
The village of Yorkville may be small, but there's still plenty to do, both in town and in the surrounding area. Campbell Avenue Playground is a great place to bring your kids, have a barbecue or picnic, or just take a scenic walk—and the Pavilion there can be rented cheaply for private parties. Oneida County is also one of the stops on the Central New York Cheese Trail, where visitors can experience a variety of gourmet, artisan cheeses.
Restaurants in Yorkville feature a wide variety of cuisines, from Greek and Mediterranean, to Middle Eastern, to good old fashioned American barbecue. And don't forget pubs, pizzerias, breweries, and more. There's something in Yorkville for every taste!
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