York, Pennsylvania Population 2020

44,134

York is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 44,134, it is the 10th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 889th largest city in the United States. York is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,718 in 2010. York reached it's highest population of 59,953 in 1950. Spanning over 5 miles, York has a population density of 8,338 people per square mile.

The average household income in York is $42,343 with a poverty rate of 35.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $814 per month, and the median house value is $75,200. The median age in York is 30.9 years, 29.4 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males.

York Demographics

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

  • White: 59.63%
  • Black or African American: 25.77%
  • Two or more races: 6.97%
  • Other race: 6.18%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of York, Pennsylvania is 44,134, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 44,118.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 43,718.

York, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020453,3752,5510.56%
2019450,8242,5510.57%
2018448,2732,5510.57%
2017445,7221,9450.44%
2016443,7771,9770.45%
2015441,8001,3040.30%
2014440,4961,5600.35%
2013438,9361,4870.34%
2012437,4498060.18%
2011436,6431,2400.28%
2010435,4030.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,26559.63%
Black or African American11,34825.77%
Two or More Races3,0726.97%
Some Other Race2,7236.18%
Asian5431.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.03%

York Population Pyramid 2020

York Median Age

30.9


Total

29.4


Male

32.6


Female

York Adults

There are 31,798 adults, (4,152 of whom are seniors) in York.

York Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

York Sex Ratio

Female

22,354

50.75%

Male

21,690

49.25%

York Households and Families

York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58%42%
All38%62%
Non Family35.7%64.3%
Male34.5%65.5%
Female21.6%78.4%

38.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,4422.638
Non Family6,7151.3535.7
Married4,3163.3958
Female4,0443.6321.6
Male1,3673.1634.5

3.31

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

10.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

York Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8817.28%
9th to 12th Grade3,70714.35%
High School Graduate11,21143.39%
Some College3,40413.17%
Associates Degree2,3839.22%
Bachelors Degree2,2378.66%
Graduate Degree1,0173.94%

York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,6549,7322,096
Hispanic7,4645,095363
Black6,2365,060590
Other Race1,4731,05940
Multiple Races97886798
Asian27816591
Native American646432
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,605$29,251$23,599
Less Than High School$19,814$22,357$14,905
High School Grad$24,353$27,979$19,607
Some College$30,054$31,360$27,706
Bachelors Degree$34,318$43,531$28,533
Graduate Degree$46,991$45,972$49,792

$26,605

Average Earnings

$29,251

Average Male

$23,599

Average Female

York Language

York Language by Age

York Language

72.34% of York residents speak only English, while 27.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.10% of the population.

York Poverty

York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,4526,49744.96%
Black11,2234,32838.56%
White15,9043,84224.16%
Multiple2,9491,32444.90%
Other2,69596735.88%
Asian5069017.79%
Islander1212100.00%

35.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.94%

Male Poverty Rate

37.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York

The race most likely to be in poverty in York is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York is Asian, with 17.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.84%
High School28.43%
Some College20.38%
Bachelors or Greater17.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.12%
Male Unemployed40.60%
Female Employed19.65%
Male Employed15.28%

York Income

York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,283$42,343
Families$33,048$42,918
Married Families$48,802$58,569
Non Families$24,358$36,789

York Marital Status

York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

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 55-64.

York Marital Status by Race

York Veterans

1,615

Number of Veterans

1,429

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam585
Second Gulf War245
First Gulf War222
Korea86
World War II52
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0174.98%
Black5206.80%
Hispanic1051.14%
2 or More422.87%
Other301.67%
Indian69.38%

$York Veterans by Education

13.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

York Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

13.2%

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

56.63%

Born in Pennsylvania

91.68%

Native Born

8.32%

Foreign Born

4.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.68% of York residents were born in the United States, with 56.63% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202044,13480.02%
201944,12680.02%
201844,118500.11%
201744,06880.02%
201644,060110.02%
201544,049820.19%
201443,967-58-0.13%
201344,0253380.77%
201243,687-63-0.14%
201143,750-112-0.26%
201043,8623,0000.71%
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%