York County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

York County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 446,078 with a growth rate of 0.51% 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
2017446,0782,2690.51%
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
White393,265
Black or African American25,093
Two or More Races10,967
Asian6,417
Some Other Race5,778
American Indian and Alaska Native521
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander175

York County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

York County, Pennsylvania Median Age

41


Total

39.6


Male

42.4


Female

York County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 343,375 adults, (72,001 of whom are seniors) in York County, Pennsylvania.

York County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

223,692

50.58%

Male

218,524

49.42%

York County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

York County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

York County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All74.4%25.6%
Male62.9%37.1%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female47.2%52.8%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All169,6672.5574.4
Married91,1033.0788.3
Non Family51,7601.2861.8
Female18,7833.347.2
Male8,0213.2462.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

York County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,1463.31%
9th to 12th Grade23,3807.63%
High School Graduate123,29240.25%
Some College49,68216.22%
Associates Degree27,2458.90%
Bachelors Degree47,48015.50%
Graduate Degree25,0688.18%

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White269,794243,38565,769
Hispanic15,13011,3341,999
Black14,77712,4002,372
Asian4,2303,4001,647
Multiple Races3,2652,941688
Other Race3,1632,293293
Native American376344148
Islander11510332

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 39.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,609$47,068$31,660
Less Than High School$22,636$30,051$16,786
High School Grad$33,118$41,208$25,880
Some College$38,946$47,864$31,442
Bachelors Degree$53,128$65,157$43,539
Graduate Degree$70,336$81,372$62,113

$39,609

Average Earnings

$47,068

Average Male

$31,660

Average Female

York County, Pennsylvania Language

York County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

York County, Pennsylvania Language

92.80% of York County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.47% of the population.

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White365,78827,5337.53%
Hispanic29,3658,89730.30%
Black23,4955,44023.15%
Multiple10,5683,13829.69%
Other5,4591,62929.84%
Asian6,22674511.97%
Native47110121.44%
Islander1757140.57%

10.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.94%

Male Poverty Rate

11.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 40.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is White, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.42%
High School8.69%
Some College6.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.19%
Male Unemployed20.77%
Female Employed5.40%
Male Employed3.68%

York County, Pennsylvania Income

York County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,707$76,903
Families$73,161$88,260
Married Families$84,265$99,955
Non Families$35,963$46,973

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans

31,064

Number of Veterans

28,790

Male Veterans

2,274

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,296
First Gulf War6,111
Second Gulf War4,284
Korea2,777
World War II1,360

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White28,5199.15%
Black1,78510.09%
Hispanic7714.08%
2 or More4138.95%
Asian1693.48%
Other1453.74%
Indian338.27%

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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