York, Alabama Population 2020

2,165

York is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,165, it is the 172nd largest city in Alabama and the 7308th largest city in the United States. York is currently declining at a rate of -2.30% annually and its population has decreased by -14.70% 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 315 people per square mile.

The average household income in York is $36,108 with a poverty rate of 36.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $52,200. The median age in York is 39.3 years, 38.8 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males.

York Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.62%
  • White: 12.02%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • 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 2,165, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,267.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,538.

York, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,69787.62%
White37012.02%
Two or More Races110.36%

York Population Pyramid 2020

York Median Age

39.3


Total

38.8


Male

39.9


Female

York Adults

There are 2,304 adults, (376 of whom are seniors) in York.

York Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

York Sex Ratio

Female

1,599

51.95%

Male

1,479

48.05%

York Households and Families

York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.6%16.4%
Female62.1%37.9%
All59.2%40.8%
Non Family40.1%59.9%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All984359.2
Non Family4211.1540.1
Married2873.8483.6
Female2694.9862.1
Male73.43100

4.21

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

York Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1447.55%
9th to 12th Grade30515.99%
High School Graduate70436.90%
Some College34818.24%
Associates Degree1296.76%
Bachelors Degree1779.28%
Graduate Degree1015.29%

York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6241,185188
White28427490

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,313$28,264$23,402
Less Than High School$5,469$$7,841
High School Grad$25,226$26,486$14,526
Some College$28,134$$28,243
Bachelors Degree$28,438$50,951$23,547
Graduate Degree$$$21,838

$25,313

Average Earnings

$28,264

Average Male

$23,402

Average Female

York Language

York Language by Age

York Language

100.00% of York residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

York Poverty

York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,6301,04139.58%
White294186.12%

36.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.65%

Male Poverty Rate

33.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York

The race most likely to be in poverty in York is Black, with 39.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York is White, with 6.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.81%.

Name Poverty
High School39.08%
Less Than High School33.25%
Some College20.54%
Bachelors or Greater14.75%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed59.09%
Female Unemployed39.51%
Female Employed14.06%
Male Employed9.45%

York Income

York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,125$36,108
Families$45,083$49,640
Married Families$56,875-
Non Families$12,049$15,529

York Marital Status

York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.2%

Female Marriage Rate

York Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

York Marital Status by Race

York Veterans

149

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War68
World War II8
Vietnam8
Korea4
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5479
18 to 3429
55 to 6423
65 to 7410
75+8
Name Veterans % of Total
Black914.63%
White5817.11%

$York Veterans by Education

16.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

York Employment Status

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

17.5%

Unemployment Rate

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

68.00%

Born in Alabama

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of York residents were born in the United States, with 68.00% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,165-51-2.30%
20192,216-51-2.25%
20182,267-22-0.96%
20172,289-51-2.18%
20162,340-47-1.97%
20152,387-27-1.12%
20142,414-22-0.90%
20132,436-10-0.41%
20122,446-26-1.05%
20112,472-68-2.68%
20102,540-314-1.16%
20002,854-306-1.01%
19903,160-232-0.71%
19803,3923481.09%
19703,0441120.38%
19602,9320.00%