York County, South Carolina Population 2018

York County, South Carolina's estimated population is 266,439 with a growth rate of 8.48% 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
2017266,43920,8338.48%
2016245,606-12,392-4.80%
2016257,9987,3582.94%
2015250,6406,0982.49%
2014244,5425,8402.45%
2013238,7024,5461.94%
2012234,1564,0271.75%
2011230,1293,2561.44%
2010226,87395,37672.53%
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%

York County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White184,220
Black or African American45,982
Two or More Races6,061
Asian4,225
Some Other Race3,427
American Indian and Alaska Native1,570
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander121

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

York County, South Carolina 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, South Carolina Median Age

38.2


Total

37.5


Male

38.9


Female

York County, South Carolina Adults

There are 184,941 adults, (31,929 of which are seniors) in York County, South Carolina.

York County, South Carolina Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

127,112

51.75%

Male

118,494

48.25%

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
Married86.1%13.9%
All70.5%29.5%
Male57%43%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Female45.1%54.9%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

York County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All92,2982.6270.5
Married48,7043.1786.1
Non Family26,9041.2256.2
Female12,3513.2445.1
Male4,3393.3357

3.12

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

York County, South Carolina Households

York County, South Carolina Education

York County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,4583.96%
9th to 12th Grade12,3417.57%
High School Graduate44,71327.42%
Some College35,27921.63%
Associates Degree16,1829.92%
Bachelors Degree32,30719.81%
Graduate Degree15,8159.70%

York County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White122,544111,25239,445
Black28,79224,0395,810
Hispanic6,4464,6771,250
Asian2,7262,2761,116
Multiple Races1,7581,497425
Other Race1,7361,208232
Native American98070794
Islander906815

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.94%.

York County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,879$46,961$31,235
Less Than High School$21,727$26,692$15,083
High School Grad$30,211$36,122$22,337
Some College$35,555$45,450$30,011
Bachelors Degree$53,860$72,288$41,370
Graduate Degree$61,244$81,981$50,857

$37,879

Average Earnings

$46,961

Average Male

$31,235

Average Female

York County, South Carolina Language

York County, South Carolina Language by Age

York County, South Carolina Language

93.33% of York County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

York County, South Carolina Poverty

York County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White173,27315,8949.17%
Black44,51510,35423.26%
Hispanic12,1352,13917.63%
Multiple5,8991,00116.97%
Other3,38958917.38%
Native1,55346930.20%
Asian4,1043849.36%

12.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.12%

Male Poverty Rate

13.84%

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 30.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, South Carolina is White, with 9.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.74%.

York County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.45%
High School12.28%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%

York County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.54%
Male Unemployed25.86%
Female Employed8.57%
Male Employed4.99%

York County, South Carolina Income

York County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,482$75,135
Families$69,509$86,718
Married Families$83,294$101,047
Non Families$31,703$44,266

York County, South Carolina Marital Status

York County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

York County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

York County, South Carolina Veterans

York County, South Carolina Veterans by War

17,105

Number of Veterans

15,551

Male Veterans

1,554

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,121
First Gulf War3,918
Second Gulf War2,701
Korea1,290
World War II566

York County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,322
65 to 744,157
55 to 643,529
75+2,658
18 to 341,439

York County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,7109.69%
Black2,9138.55%
Hispanic5176.70%
2 or More24710.04%
Indian13712.22%
Asian501.62%
Other371.54%
Hawaiian1112.22%

York County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, South Carolina Employment Status

York County, South Carolina Employment by Age

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

York County, South Carolina Employment by Race

York County, South Carolina Employment by Education

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%
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