Located within New York, United States, the town of Yorktown is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Most areas in Yorktown are quiet, as the streets are usually quite peaceful. A large number of locations within the town have reasonably good access to green spaces, such as Shrub Oak Memorial Park and Franklin Roosevelt State Park, since they are distributed sparsely. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to check out.
About 90% of the population of this town own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for properties in this town is 1965. This town also has a good variety of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Yorktown. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, some, but not all, property owners in Yorktown will reside within walking distance of one of approximately 30 grocery stores. There are also a few options for those who cherish nearby restaurants.
Yorktown is very car friendly. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in Yorktown is not very practical. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the town. Yorktown is not very suited for cycling since there is a considerable amount of hills, and there are few bike lanes. Walking is also not very practical for residents in Yorktown because very few day-to-day errands can be run on foot.