York County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

464,878

York County, Pennsylvania's estimated 2024 population is 464,878 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. York County, Pennsylvania is the 8th largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 population was 435,420 and has seen a growth of 6.77% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029474,4281,9100.4%
2028472,5181,9100.41%
2027470,6081,9100.41%
2026468,6981,9100.41%
2025466,7881,9100.41%
2024464,8781,9100.41%
2023462,9681,9100.41%
2022461,0581,9100.42%
2021459,1482,4560.54%
2020456,6927,3511.64%
2019449,3419240.21%
2018448,4172,4930.56%
2017445,9241,9120.43%
2016444,0122,1010.48%
2015441,9111,2950.29%
2014440,6161,5750.36%
2013439,0411,4900.34%
2012437,5518020.18%
2011436,7491,3290.31%
2010435,420
1990339,57426,6118.5%
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%
179037,747-436,681-92.04%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.41% (1,910)
County Website
York County
County Seat
2010 Population
435,420
Area
904 mi²
Density
514 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.77% (29,458)
Founded
August 19, 1749

York County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White386,87784.65%
Black or African American27,4816.01%
Two or more races23,7465.2%
Other race11,3422.48%
Asian6,7131.47%
Native American7150.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1770.04%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

York County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

York County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2024

York County, Pennsylvania Median Age

41

Total

40

Male

42.1

Female

York County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 357,144 adults, (83,046 of whom are seniors) in York County, Pennsylvania.

York County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female229,69050.25%
Male227,36149.75%

York County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

York County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All178,5432.5175.624.4
Married93,7233.058911
Non Family56,1521.2361.438.6
Female19,9143.3654.245.8
Male8,7543.171.728.3
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3.01

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

York County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.45%.

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,846

Average Earnings

$59,221

Average Male

$40,503

Average Female

York County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

York County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

York County, Pennsylvania Language

91.79% of York County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 8.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.28% of the population.

York County, Pennsylvania Language

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White363,82323,6986.51%
Hispanic38,0648,50522.34%
Black26,6734,83218.12%
Multiple23,0542,70811.75%
Other11,0362,13019.3%
Asian6,6925748.58%
Native71513919.44%
Islander1772916.38%
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8.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.6%

Male Poverty Rate

9.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is Hispanic, with 22.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is White, with 6.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.09%.

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.45%
High School9.48%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%
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York County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.67%
Male Unemployed19.13%
Female Employed3.89%
Male Employed2.92%
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York County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

York County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

male

female

York County, Pennsylvania 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 45-54.

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

27,812

Number of Veterans

25,401

Male Veterans

2,411

Female Veterans

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York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

York County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

York County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.97%

Born in York County, Pennsylvania

95.65%

Native Born

4.35%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

2.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.65% of York County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 64.97% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.91% 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

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