York County, Pennsylvania Population 2021

York County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 451,480 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. York County, Pennsylvania is the null largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 435,413 and has seen a growth of 3.69% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
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%
2013438,9321,4660.34%
2012437,4667650.18%
2011436,7011,2880.30%
2010435,41395,83928.22%
1990339,57426,6118.50%
1980312,96340,36014.81%
1970272,60334,26714.38%
1960238,33635,59917.56%
1950202,73724,71513.88%
1940178,02210,8876.51%
1930167,13522,61415.65%
1920144,5218,1165.95%
1910136,40519,99217.17%
1900116,41316,92417.01%
189099,48911,64813.26%
188087,84111,70715.38%
187076,1347,93411.63%
186068,20010,75018.71%
185057,45010,44022.21%
184047,0104,1519.69%
183042,8594,10010.58%
182038,7596,80121.28%
181031,9586,31524.63%
180025,643-12,104-32.07%
179037,7470.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.27%
County Website
Founded
August 19, 1749
County Seat
2010 Population
435,413
Growth Since 2010
3.69%
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York County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White393,96088.42%
Black or African American26,3955.92%
Two or More Races11,0152.47%
Asian6,8311.53%
Some Other Race6,1881.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native9380.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2380.05%
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York County, Pennsylvania Population By Race

York County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2021

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York County, Pennsylvania Median Age

41


Total

39.5


Male

42.3


Female

York County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 346,808 adults, (76,024 of whom are seniors) in York County, Pennsylvania.

York County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Mujer

225,443

50.60%

Masculino

220,122

49.40%

York County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

York County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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York County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All74.9%25.1%
Masculino65.7%34.3%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Mujer49%51%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

York County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All172,4212.5374.9
Married91,5883.0688.7
Non Family53,4441.2661.9
Mujer19,2203.2849
Masculino8,1693.1465.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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York County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,7283.13%
9th to 12th Grade21,6936.99%
High School Graduate122,78939.56%
Some College50,53216.28%
Associates Degree28,4799.18%
Bachelors Degree50,69116.33%
Graduate Degree26,4548.52%
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York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White270,915247,17969,979
Hispanic16,69712,2371,912
Black15,69113,5292,896
Asian4,4343,5131,747
Other Race3,8042,653279
2+ Races3,7743,449618
Native American55442572
Islander16613240

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 91.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.40%.

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$42,285$50,989$33,604
Less Than 9th Grade$24,379$31,263$16,891
High School Graduate$35,523$43,836$27,456
Some College$41,459$51,756$32,649
Bachelors Degree$55,744$68,518$46,656
Graduate Degree$72,150$83,953$63,522

$42,285

Average Earnings

$50,989

Average Male

$33,604

Average Female

York County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

York County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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York County, Pennsylvania Language

92.26% of York County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.79% of the population.

York County, Pennsylvania Language

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White364,83525,5767.01%
Hispanic31,7789,04128.45%
Black25,2565,28820.94%
Multiple10,6262,43122.88%
Other5,8711,19020.27%
Asian6,72981112.05%
Islander23811146.64%
Native901444.88%

9.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 46.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 4.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.26%.

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.39%
High School8.74%
Some College6.60%
Bachelors or Greater2.26%

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.05%
Male Unemployed21.93%
Female Employed5.14%
Male Employed3.39%

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

York County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,457$82,723
Families$78,786$94,821
Married Families$91,183$106,739
Non Families$39,026$51,112
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Income by Household Type

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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York County, Pennsylvania 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 55-64.

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

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York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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29,354

Number of Veterans

27,039

Male Veterans

2,315

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,768
First Gulf War5,912
Second Gulf War5,096
Korea2,347
World War II958

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 547,831
65 to 747,528
75+7,024
55 to 644,770
18 to 342,201

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26,9778.64%
Black1,7029.20%
Hispanic7603.65%
2+ Races3727.02%
Other Race1322.97%
Asian1192.32%
Native American528.01%

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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York County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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York County, Pennsylvania 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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64.41%

Born in York County, Pennsylvania

95.80%

Native Born

4.20%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.80% of York County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 64.41% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

York County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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