York, Pennsylvania Population 2021

43,752
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York is a city located in York County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of York County. With a 2020 population of 43,752, it is the 10th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 892nd largest city in the United States . York is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,718 in 2010. York reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, York has a population density of 8,266 people per square mile.

The average household income in York is $46,050 with a poverty rate of 31.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $846 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. The median age in York is 31.6 years, 29.8 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

York Demographics

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

  • White: 58.39%
  • Black or African American: 26.55%
  • Two or more races: 6.76%
  • Other race: 6.69%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of York, Pennsylvania is 43,752 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 43,932.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 43,718.

York, Pennsylvania Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021451,4801,2110.27%
2020450,2691,2110.27%
2019449,0581,2110.27%
2018447,8472,3630.53%
2017445,4841,7910.40%
2016443,6931,9520.44%
2015441,7411,2660.29%
2014440,4751,5430.35%
2013438,9321,4660.33%
2012437,4667650.17%
2011436,7011,2880.29%
2010435,4130.00%

York Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,70558.39%
Black or African American11,68926.55%
Two or More Races2,9786.76%
Some Other Race2,9476.69%
Asian5801.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1230.28%
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York Population by Race

York Population Pyramid $2021

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York Median Age

31.6


Total

29.8


Male

33.6


Female

York Adults

There are 32,170 adults, (4,027 of whom are seniors) in York.

York Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

York Sex Ratio

Female

22,240

50.52%

Male

21,782

49.48%

York Population by Age

York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female22.7%77.3%
Non Family34%66%
Male36.7%63.3%
All38%62%
Married58%42%

38.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3032.6238
Non Family6,6661.3734
Married4,4383.5258
Female3,9173.5922.7
Male1,2823.0936.7

3.32

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0867.92%
9th to 12th Grade3,89714.79%
High School Graduate11,11842.20%
Some College3,79114.39%
Associates Degree2,2528.55%
Bachelors Degree2,1538.17%
Graduate Degree1,0523.99%
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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
White11,5389,6312,095
Hispanic7,6435,092357
Black6,6185,314600
Other Race1,7941,24942
2+ Races1,00585980
Asian29513073
Native American1078429

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 85.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 27.10%.

York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,168$31,018$25,156
Less Than 9th Grade$20,900$26,292$16,096
High School Graduate$26,348$28,988$23,161
Some College$30,861$37,129$27,772
Bachelors Degree$40,000$45,086$35,855
Graduate Degree$50,662$53,269$48,958

$28,168

Average Earnings

$31,018

Average Male

$25,156

Average Female

York Earnings by Educational Attainment

York Language by Age

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York Language

71.72% of York residents speak only English, while 28.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.65% of the population.

York Language

York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,6406,09241.61%
Black11,5274,24136.79%
White15,3643,21620.93%
Multiple2,8771,16940.63%
Other2,92870924.21%
Asian556386.83%
Native1232318.70%

31.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.86%

Male Poverty Rate

34.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York

The race most likely to be in poverty in York is Hispanic, with 41.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York is Asian, with 6.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.61%.

York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.66%
High School24.50%
Some College19.30%
Bachelors or Greater10.55%

York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.51%
Male Unemployed40.08%
Female Employed16.95%
Male Employed12.30%

York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,906$46,050
Families$36,842$47,169
Married Families$55,852$64,377
Non Families$26,514$39,012
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Income by Household Type

York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

York Marital Status by Race

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York Marital Status

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1,522

Number of Veterans

1,337

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam598
Second Gulf War235
First Gulf War227
Korea78
World War II30

York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74427
55 to 64373
35 to 54341
75+251
18 to 34130

York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0415.22%
Black4045.09%
Hispanic1341.43%
2+ Races382.52%
Other Race321.46%
Native American76.19%

York Veterans by Race

York Veterans by Education

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8.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

York Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

11.4%

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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54.93%

Born in York

90.37%

Native Born

9.63%

Foreign Born

5.62%

Non Citizen

4.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.37% of York residents were born in the United States, with 54.93% having been born in Pennsylvania. 5.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

York Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202143,752-90-0.21%
202043,842-90-0.20%
201943,932-90-0.20%
201844,022-31-0.07%
201744,053-4-0.01%
201644,05790.02%
201544,048780.18%
201443,970-59-0.13%
201344,0293390.78%
201243,690-66-0.15%
201143,756-107-0.24%
201043,8633,0010.71%
200040,862-1,330-0.32%
199042,192-2,427-0.56%
198044,619-5,716-1.20%
197050,335-4,169-0.79%
196054,504-5,449-0.95%
195059,9533,2410.56%
194056,7121,4580.26%
193055,2547,7421.52%
192047,5122,7620.60%
191044,75011,0422.87%
190033,70812,9154.95%
189020,7936,8534.08%
188013,9402,9372.39%
187011,0032,3982.49%
18608,6051,7422.29%
18506,8632,0843.69%
18404,7795631.26%
18304,2166711.75%
18203,5456982.22%
18102,8473441.30%
18002,5030.00%

York Population by Year