West York, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,580

West York is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,580, it is the 213th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5003rd largest city in the United States. West York is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -0.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,617 in 2010. West York reached it's highest population of 5,590 in 1940. Spanning over 1 miles, West York has a population density of 8,721 people per square mile.

The average household income in West York is $53,380 with a poverty rate of 18.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $919 per month, and the median house value is $102,200. The median age in West York is 30 years, 26 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.5 males.

West York Demographics

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

  • White: 76.15%
  • Black or African American: 12.75%
  • Two or more races: 7.96%
  • Asian: 1.86%
  • Other race: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West York, Pennsylvania is 4,580, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,584.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,617.

West York, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,48176.15%
Black or African American58312.75%
Two or More Races3647.96%
Asian851.86%
Some Other Race581.27%

West York Population Pyramid 2020

West York Median Age

30


Total

26


Male

34.4


Female

West York Adults

There are 3,172 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in West York.

West York Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West York Sex Ratio

Female

2,268

49.62%

Male

2,303

50.38%

West York Households and Families

West York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
Male71.2%28.8%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Female33%67%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7222.6556.2
Non Family6881.3551.9
Female5063.5833
Married4033.588.1
Male1253.3871.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

13.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West York Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1154.24%
9th to 12th Grade1174.32%
High School Graduate1,31048.32%
Some College42515.68%
Associates Degree43115.90%
Bachelors Degree2338.59%
Graduate Degree802.95%

West York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0941,924266
Black3063006
Hispanic23319241
Other Race584141
Asian4444
Multiple Races3419

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 other race people with a rate of 70.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,657$45,332$30,295
Less Than High School$25,455$$
High School Grad$31,484$46,547$23,859
Some College$37,462$40,256$36,957
Bachelors Degree$37,569$49,886$
Graduate Degree$63,750$66,078$50,875

$34,657

Average Earnings

$45,332

Average Male

$30,295

Average Female

West York Language

West York Language by Age

West York Language

88.15% of West York residents speak only English, while 11.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.79% of the population.

West York Poverty

West York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,98660320.19%
Hispanic63417327.29%
Multiple3649325.55%
Black583294.97%

18.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.17%

Male Poverty Rate

17.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West York

The race most likely to be in poverty in West York is Hispanic, with 27.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West York is Black, with 4.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.66%.

Name Poverty
High School21.83%
Less Than High School20.26%
Some College15.19%
Bachelors or Greater2.24%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.21%
Female Unemployed18.18%
Male Employed10.85%
Female Employed10.62%

West York Income

West York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,284$53,380
Families$49,602$57,566
Married Families$75,224-
Non Families$29,773$43,311

West York Marital Status

West York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.6%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

West York Married by Age and Sex

West York Marriage

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

West York Marital Status by Race

West York Veterans

170

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War30
World War II12
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5450
65 to 7448
18 to 3430
75+24
55 to 6418

$West York Veterans by Education

6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

West York Employment Status

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

West York 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

73.59%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.81% of West York residents were born in the United States, with 73.59% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,580-2-0.04%
20194,582-2-0.04%
20184,58460.13%
20174,578-2-0.04%
20164,58050.11%
20154,575-6-0.13%
20144,581-7-0.15%
20134,588-4-0.09%
20124,592-8-0.17%
20114,600-12-0.26%
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%