West York, Pennsylvania Population 2021

4,551
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West York is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,551, it is the 212th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5030th largest city in the United States . West York is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -1.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,617 in 2010. West York reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, West York has a population density of 8,666 people per square mile.

The average household income in West York is $51,329 with a poverty rate of 17.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $924 per month, and the median house value is $103,300. The median age in West York is 31.7 years, 28.8 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

West York Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Yorkwas:

  • White: 66.14%
  • Black or African American: 12.71%
  • Other race: 11.11%
  • Two or more races: 8.00%
  • Asian: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West York, Pennsylvania is 4,551 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,571.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,617.

West York, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,01866.14%
Black or African American58012.71%
Some Other Race50711.11%
Two or More Races3658.00%
Asian932.04%
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West York Population by Race

West York Population Pyramid $2021

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West York Median Age

31.7


Total

28.8


Male

37.2


Female

West York Adults

There are 3,180 adults, (423 of whom are seniors) in West York.

West York Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West York Sex Ratio

Female

2,330

51.06%

Male

2,233

48.94%

West York Population by Age

West York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female31.7%68.3%
Non Family35%65%
All46.5%53.5%
Male55.9%44.1%
Married75.8%24.2%

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

West York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6802.7246.5
Non Family6851.2535
Married4424.2875.8
Female4263.3731.7
Male1273.0255.9

3.54

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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West York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1194.34%
9th to 12th Grade1525.54%
High School Graduate1,28346.76%
Some College56720.66%
Associates Degree40514.76%
Bachelors Degree1445.25%
Graduate Degree742.70%
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West York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9711,830185
Hispanic37026115
Black31731018
Other Race26720815
2+ Races5642
Asian4848

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.39%.

West York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,615$40,114$28,359
Less Than 9th Grade$30,341$31,364$
High School Graduate$28,750$32,244$24,219
Some College$33,290$40,038$32,574
Bachelors Degree$47,656$60,455$
Graduate Degree$67,870$68,426$54,643

$31,615

Average Earnings

$40,114

Average Male

$28,359

Average Female

West York Earnings by Educational Attainment

West York Language by Age

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West York Language

85.13% of West York residents speak only English, while 14.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.54% of the population.

West York Language

West York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,79356820.34%
Hispanic78812415.74%
Multiple3659826.85%
Black580295.00%

17.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.37%

Male Poverty Rate

18.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West York

The race most likely to be in poverty in West York is Multiple, with 26.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West York is Black, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.90%.

West York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.99%
High School16.99%
Some College15.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

West York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.53%
Male Employed9.65%
Female Employed7.58%
Male Unemployed7.26%

West York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,870$51,329
Families$53,192$59,744
Married Families$81,875-
Non Families$30,150$36,188
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Income by Household Type

West York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.4%

Male Marriage Rate

26.7%

Female Marriage Rate

West York Married by Age and Sex

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West York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West York Marital Status by Race

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West York Marital Status

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174

Number of Veterans

160

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War30
Vietnam29
World War II13
Korea13

West York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5449
18 to 3446
75+37
65 to 7427
55 to 6415

West York Veterans by Age

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West York Veterans by Race

West York Veterans by Education

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8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

West York Veterans by Education

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73.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

West York Employment by Age

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West York Employment by Race

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West York Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.74%

Born in West York

89.17%

Native Born

10.83%

Foreign Born

8.46%

Non Citizen

2.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.17% of West York residents were born in the United States, with 70.74% having been born in Pennsylvania. 8.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West York Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,551-10-0.22%
20204,561-10-0.22%
20194,571-10-0.22%
20184,58150.11%
20174,576-4-0.09%
20164,58060.13%
20154,574-7-0.15%
20144,581-7-0.15%
20134,588-5-0.11%
20124,593-8-0.17%
20114,601-11-0.24%
20104,6122910.65%
20004,321380.09%
19904,283-243-0.55%
19804,526-788-1.59%
19705,314-212-0.39%
19605,526-64-0.06%
19405,5902090.38%
19305,3812,0614.95%
19203,3200.00%

West York Population by Year