York County, South Carolina Population 2019

York County, South Carolina's estimated population is 266,146 with a growth rate of 3.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. York County, South Carolina is the 7th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018274,1187,9723.00%
2017266,1468,2933.22%
2016257,8537,2672.90%
2015250,5866,0832.49%
2014244,5035,8892.47%
2013238,6144,5571.95%
2012234,0573,9941.74%
2011230,0633,1981.41%
2010226,86595,36872.52%
1990131,49724,77723.22%
1980106,72021,50425.23%
197085,2166,4568.20%
196078,7607,16410.01%
195071,59612,93322.05%
194058,6635,2459.82%
193053,4182,8825.70%
192050,5362,8185.91%
191047,7186,03414.48%
190041,6842,8537.35%
189038,8318,11826.43%
188030,7136,42726.46%
187024,2862,78412.95%
186021,5022,06910.65%
185019,4331,0505.71%
184018,3835933.33%
183017,7902,85419.11%
182014,9364,90448.88%
181010,032-218-2.13%
180010,2503,64655.21%
17906,6040.00%

How Many People Live in York County, South Carolina?

266,146

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White188,09874.74%
Black or African American47,78318.99%
Two or More Races5,6722.25%
Asian4,7591.89%
Some Other Race3,6341.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5750.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1430.06%

York County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

York County, South Carolina Median Age

38.3


Total

37.5


Male

39


Female

York County, South Carolina Adults

There are 189,644 adults, (33,634 of whom are seniors) in York County, South Carolina.

York County, South Carolina Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

130,213

51.74%

Male

121,451

48.26%

York County, South Carolina Households and Families

York County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

York County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All71%29%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female46.7%53.3%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All95,5392.5971
Married50,2743.1386.3
Non Family27,9211.2356.9
Female12,6193.1846.7
Male4,7253.3256.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

York County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,3893.81%
9th to 12th Grade11,9427.12%
High School Graduate44,56726.57%
Some College35,85221.37%
Associates Degree16,89810.07%
Bachelors Degree35,16820.97%
Graduate Degree16,92210.09%

York County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White125,428114,59842,243
Black29,69525,1926,448
Hispanic6,8454,8571,472
Asian3,1152,6081,372
Multiple Races1,8401,522436
Other Race1,7841,166330
Native American1,007808112
Islander806810

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,266$48,829$31,753
Less Than High School$21,881$26,291$14,949
High School Grad$30,410$36,430$22,043
Some College$36,750$47,308$30,926
Bachelors Degree$53,208$76,478$40,176
Graduate Degree$61,621$85,273$51,367

$39,266

Average Earnings

$48,829

Average Male

$31,753

Average Female

York County, South Carolina Language

York County, South Carolina Language by Age

York County, South Carolina Language

93.14% of York County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

York County, South Carolina Poverty

York County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White176,47515,6638.88%
Black46,46610,56822.74%
Hispanic12,8122,33618.23%
Multiple5,5301,03018.63%
Asian4,64467414.51%
Other3,60463817.70%
Native1,55535823.02%
Islander1241814.52%

12.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.72%

Male Poverty Rate

13.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in York County, South Carolina is Native, with 23.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, South Carolina is White, with 8.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.02%
High School12.23%
Some College8.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.97%
Male Unemployed27.15%
Female Employed8.79%
Male Employed4.84%

York County, South Carolina Income

York County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,394$78,598
Families$73,107$90,358
Married Families$87,552$105,885
Non Families$32,811$46,974

York County, South Carolina Marital Status

York County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

York County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

York County, South Carolina 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, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

York County, South Carolina Veterans

16,790

Number of Veterans

15,212

Male Veterans

1,578

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,123
First Gulf War3,975
Second Gulf War2,994
Korea1,247
World War II501
Age Group Veterans
35 to 545,056
65 to 744,250
55 to 643,146
75+2,768
18 to 341,570

York County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,3099.19%
Black2,8788.21%
Hispanic5947.24%
2 or More32313.00%
Indian12910.53%
Asian852.54%
Other431.73%
Hawaiian2323.00%

York County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, South Carolina Employment Status

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

York County, South Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

39.71%

Born in South Carolina

95.05%

Native Born

4.95%

Foreign Born

2.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.05% of York County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 39.71% having been born in South Carolina. 2.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in York County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rock Hill665517293763869.60%
Fort Mill1125615029377333.52%
Tega Cay77279946221928.72%
York775180583073.96%
Clover5111595083916.42%
Sharon4995697014.03%
Hickory Grove4405026214.09%
McConnells2552954015.69%
Smyrna 4550511.11%
  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