York County, South Carolina Population 2020

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
White192,41574.39%
Black or African American49,31219.07%
Two or More Races6,0332.33%
Asian5,0771.96%
Some Other Race4,0531.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6050.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1460.06%

York County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

York County, South Carolina Median Age

38.5


Total

37.7


Male

39.2


Female

York County, South Carolina Adults

There are 195,246 adults, (35,425 of whom are seniors) in York County, South Carolina.

York County, South Carolina Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

133,813

51.74%

Male

124,828

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
Married86.6%13.4%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family58%42%
Male53.5%46.5%
Female48.9%51.1%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All98,1552.671.5
Married51,3013.1486.6
Non Family29,1121.2358
Female12,9843.2448.9
Male4,7583.3253.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

York County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9653.45%
9th to 12th Grade12,0376.95%
High School Graduate44,79225.88%
Some College37,23221.51%
Associates Degree17,68410.22%
Bachelors Degree37,50721.67%
Graduate Degree17,88710.33%

York County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White128,766118,48245,096
Black30,78226,2996,401
Hispanic7,2845,1171,643
Asian3,4182,8981,523
Multiple Races2,0361,685556
Other Race1,9681,284318
Native American1,049806169
Islander877410

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,506$50,423$32,652
Less Than High School$22,399$26,774$16,168
High School Grad$30,519$35,965$23,330
Some College$37,821$48,307$31,251
Bachelors Degree$57,279$76,024$42,463
Graduate Degree$65,320$93,958$54,170

$40,506

Average Earnings

$50,423

Average Male

$32,652

Average Female

York County, South Carolina Language

York County, South Carolina Language by Age

York County, South Carolina Language

92.84% of York County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

York County, South Carolina Poverty

York County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White180,32414,2877.92%
Black48,16610,43321.66%
Hispanic13,6312,47318.14%
Multiple5,9131,10318.65%
Asian5,02176415.22%
Other4,02262815.61%
Native1,59636222.68%
Islander1233629.27%

11.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.75%

Male Poverty Rate

13.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in York County, South Carolina is Islander, with 29.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, South Carolina is White, with 7.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.27%
High School11.75%
Some College8.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

York County, South Carolina Income

York County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,431$83,339
Families$77,681$96,681
Married Families$92,767$113,467
Non Families$34,989$48,529

York County, South Carolina Marital Status

York County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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

17,053

Number of Veterans

15,567

Male Veterans

1,486

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,941
First Gulf War4,033
Second Gulf War3,352
Korea1,166
World War II357

York County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,5749.14%
Black2,8147.81%
Hispanic5866.68%
2 or More32111.96%
Asian1694.60%
Indian1088.42%
Other441.62%
Hawaiian2319.83%

York County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

4.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, South Carolina Employment Status

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

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

38.71%

Born in South Carolina

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.02% of York County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 38.71% having been born in South Carolina. 2.50% 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