York, Alabama Population 2021

2,157
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York is a city located in Sumter County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,157, it is the 174th largest city in Alabama and the 7336th largest city in the United States . York is currently declining at a rate of -1.87% annually and its population has decreased by -15.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,538 in 2010. York reached it's highest population of 3,392 in 1980. Spanning over 7 miles, York has a population density of 314 people per square mile.

The average household income in York is $34,851 with a poverty rate of 35.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $493 per month, and the median house value is $41,000. The median age in York is 38.7 years, 37.5 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

York Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.43%
  • White: 12.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of York, Alabama is 2,157 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,280.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,538.

York, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,21187.43%
White31112.30%
Two or More Races70.28%
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York Population by Race

York Population Pyramid $2021

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York Median Age

38.7


Total

37.5


Male

42.3


Female

York Adults

There are 1,930 adults, (376 of whom are seniors) in York.

York Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

York Sex Ratio

Female

1,293

51.13%

Male

1,236

48.87%

York Population by Age

York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.9%12.1%
All56.5%43.5%
Female52.2%47.8%
Non Family44.1%55.9%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9622.556.5
Non Family4881.2844.1
Female2493.8552.2
Married2153.6987.9
Male102.7100

3.68

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1508.57%
9th to 12th Grade1609.14%
High School Graduate55531.70%
Some College49128.04%
Associates Degree1478.40%
Bachelors Degree1719.77%
Graduate Degree774.40%
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York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,5031,209222
White24823226

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.77%.

York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,673$31,103$22,991
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,101$26,735$15,833
Some College$24,813$33,140$23,125
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,673

Average Earnings

$31,103

Average Male

$22,991

Average Female

York Earnings by Educational Attainment

York Language by Age

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York Language

98.79% of York residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

York Language

York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,11382539.04%
White238208.40%

35.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.20%

Male Poverty Rate

36.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York

The race most likely to be in poverty in York is Black, with 39.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York is White, with 8.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.24%.

York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.10%
High School35.36%
Some College29.58%
Bachelors or Greater18.15%

York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed72.58%
Female Unemployed37.35%
Female Employed26.19%
Male Employed7.22%

York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,202$34,851
Families$41,429$48,436
Married Families$72,396-
Non Families$15,000$20,927
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Income by Household Type

York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.4%

Male Marriage Rate

24.7%

Female Marriage Rate

York Married by Age and Sex

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York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

York Marital Status by Race

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York Marital Status

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120

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War63
Second Gulf War41
World War II8
Vietnam8
Korea4

York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5475
55 to 6426
65 to 7411
75+8
18 to 34

York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black855.14%
White3512.73%

York Veterans by Race

York Veterans by Education

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24.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

York Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

York Employment by Age

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York Employment by Race

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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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62.99%

Born in York

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of York residents were born in the United States, with 62.99% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

York Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,157-41-1.87%
20202,198-41-1.83%
20192,239-41-1.80%
20182,280-21-0.91%
20172,301-51-2.17%
20162,352-48-2.00%
20152,400-25-1.03%
20142,425-21-0.86%
20132,446-9-0.37%
20122,455-24-0.97%
20112,479-61-2.40%
20102,540-314-1.16%
20002,854-306-1.01%
19903,160-232-0.71%
19803,3923481.09%
19703,0441120.38%
19602,9320.00%

York Population by Year