York County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

York County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 446,078 with a growth rate of 1.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. York County, Pennsylvania is the 8th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017446,0785,4741.24%
2016440,604-3,205-0.72%
2016443,8091,9870.45%
2015441,8221,3780.31%
2014440,4441,5180.35%
2013438,9261,4430.33%
2012437,4837810.18%
2011436,7021,2760.29%
2010435,42695,85228.23%
1990339,57426,6118.50%
1980312,96340,36014.81%
1970272,60334,26714.38%
1960238,33635,59917.56%
1950202,73724,71513.88%
1940178,02210,8876.51%
1930167,13522,61415.65%
1920144,5218,1165.95%
1910136,40519,99217.17%
1900116,41316,92417.01%
189099,48911,64813.26%
188087,84111,70715.38%
187076,1347,93411.63%
186068,20010,75018.71%
185057,45010,44022.21%
184047,0104,1519.69%
183042,8594,10010.58%
182038,7596,80121.28%
181031,9586,31524.63%
180025,643-12,104-32.07%
179037,7470.00%

York County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White391,989
Black or African American25,613
Two or More Races10,106
Some Other Race6,263
Asian6,090
American Indian and Alaska Native446
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander97

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

York County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

York County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.8


Total

39.5


Male

42.2


Female

York County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 341,468 adults, (69,615 of which are seniors) in York County, Pennsylvania.

York County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

222,792

50.57%

Male

217,812

49.43%

York County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

York County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

York County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Male60.8%39.2%
Female48.2%51.8%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

York County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All168,0082.5774.5
Married89,7703.0888.5
Non Family51,4091.2661.7
Female18,5863.4248.2
Male8,2433.2760.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

York County, Pennsylvania Households

York County, Pennsylvania Education

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,4843.44%
9th to 12th Grade24,4258.02%
High School Graduate123,67240.61%
Some College50,19616.48%
Associates Degree25,3568.33%
Bachelors Degree45,90715.07%
Graduate Degree24,4858.04%

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White269,418241,79663,861
Black14,93312,3352,332
Hispanic14,38210,4531,887
Asian4,0003,1281,680
Other Race3,2382,280243
Multiple Races3,0332,749702
Native American331283126
Islander766919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 90.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 42.00%.

York County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,005$45,733$30,802
Less Than High School$23,268$29,306$16,518
High School Grad$31,882$40,057$25,126
Some College$37,897$46,945$31,080
Bachelors Degree$51,728$63,942$41,642
Graduate Degree$67,804$78,523$61,062

$38,005

Average Earnings

$45,733

Average Male

$30,802

Average Female

York County, Pennsylvania Language

York County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

York County, Pennsylvania Language

93.02% of York County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 6.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.38% of the population.

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White366,60627,9227.62%
Hispanic28,1029,03132.14%
Black24,0336,06125.22%
Multiple9,7682,62326.85%
Other6,0072,19336.51%
Asian5,91084214.25%
Native4259121.41%
Islander901314.44%

10.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.16%

Male Poverty Rate

11.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 36.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is White, with 7.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.21%.

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.70%
High School8.51%
Some College6.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.35%
Male Unemployed19.84%
Female Employed5.52%
Male Employed3.67%

York County, Pennsylvania Income

York County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,853$73,902
Families$70,732$84,865
Married Families$81,356$96,147
Non Families$34,473$45,101

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

York County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

32,011

Number of Veterans

29,741

Male Veterans

2,270

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,644
First Gulf War6,047
Second Gulf War4,177
Korea3,033
World War II1,617

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 548,813
65 to 747,911
75+7,078
55 to 645,825
18 to 342,384

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White29,7849.61%
Black1,6219.06%
Hispanic6183.44%
2 or More3197.31%
Asian1212.63%
Other1203.01%
Indian4612.96%

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

4.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

York County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

York County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in York County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
York4380643859530.12%
Hanover15277155612841.86%
Red Lion63786303-75-1.18%
New Freedom446646511854.14%
West York46174559-58-1.26%
Shrewsbury38233858350.92%
Dallastown38543812-42-1.09%
Manchester27632746-17-0.62%
Hallam26812658-23-0.86%
Dillsburg25682564-4-0.16%
Stewartstown2089230221310.20%
Wrightsville23162285-31-1.34%
Spring Grove2167216810.05%
Glen Rock20262041150.74%
North York191420211075.59%
Dover20071986-21-1.05%
Jacobus1841184870.38%
Windsor1319147415511.75%
Mount Wolf13931381-12-0.86%
Loganville12401230-10-0.81%
Yoe10181010-8-0.79%
Goldsboro948935-13-1.37%
East Prospect905933283.09%
New Salem724775517.04%
Jefferson72973450.69%
Delta728721-7-0.96%
York Haven709698-11-1.55%
Winterstown632622-10-1.58%
Cross Roads51251420.39%
Seven Valleys517504-13-2.51%
Felton506503-3-0.59%
Franklintown48649040.82%
Fawn Grove45245640.88%
Lewisberry36236310.28%
Railroad27827910.36%
Wellsville25326072.77%
Yorkana22923010.44%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990