York County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

York County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 445,722 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. York County, Pennsylvania is the 8th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018448,2732,5510.57%
2017445,7221,9450.44%
2016443,7771,9770.45%
2015441,8001,3040.30%
2014440,4961,5600.36%
2013438,9361,4870.34%
2012437,4498060.18%
2011436,6431,2400.28%
2010435,40395,82928.22%
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%

York County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White394,24288.79%
Black or African American25,7905.81%
Two or More Races10,7382.42%
Asian6,7301.52%
Some Other Race5,6561.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native6600.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1980.04%

York County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

York County, Pennsylvania Median Age

41


Total

39.5


Male

42.5


Female

York County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 345,164 adults, (73,958 of whom are seniors) in York County, Pennsylvania.

York County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

224,599

50.58%

Male

219,415

49.42%

York County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

York County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

York County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Male60.9%39.1%
Female48.7%51.3%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All171,2442.5474.7
Married91,3543.0688.5
Non Family52,5471.2662.3
Female19,0933.3148.7
Male8,2503.1860.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

York County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,2643.33%
9th to 12th Grade22,4277.27%
High School Graduate123,95040.20%
Some College49,09215.92%
Associates Degree27,9289.06%
Bachelors Degree48,84915.84%
Graduate Degree25,8388.38%

York County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White270,446245,33067,583
Hispanic15,89511,5871,820
Black15,10112,8482,866
Asian4,2853,3921,701
Multiple Races3,5803,248666
Other Race3,1842,129270
Native American39029373
Islander13412235

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 91.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,860$49,168$32,660
Less Than High School$23,386$30,286$17,212
High School Grad$34,207$42,320$26,791
Some College$40,299$49,405$32,320
Bachelors Degree$54,740$66,048$45,797
Graduate Degree$71,488$82,532$63,458

$40,860

Average Earnings

$49,168

Average Male

$32,660

Average Female

York County, Pennsylvania Language

York County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

York County, Pennsylvania Language

92.49% of York County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty

York County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White365,49826,5937.28%
Hispanic30,7269,26530.15%
Black24,5785,33121.69%
Multiple10,2972,43623.66%
Other5,3301,44227.05%
Asian6,58084012.77%
Islander1986532.83%
Native616213.41%

9.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.97%

Male Poverty Rate

10.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 32.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 3.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.21%
High School8.78%
Some College6.93%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.48%
Male Unemployed20.21%
Female Employed5.13%
Male Employed3.78%

York County, Pennsylvania Income

York County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,902$79,925
Families$75,643$91,411
Married Families$87,301$103,126
Non Families$36,957$49,362

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

York County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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

York County, Pennsylvania Veterans

30,415

Number of Veterans

28,129

Male Veterans

2,286

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,023
First Gulf War6,085
Second Gulf War4,502
Korea2,513
World War II1,243
Name Veterans % of Total
White27,7718.89%
Black1,88610.49%
Hispanic8024.04%
2 or More4118.21%
Asian1543.10%
Other1433.72%
Indian5011.26%

$York County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

York County, Pennsylvania 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

64.91%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.06%

Native Born

3.94%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.06% of York County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 64.91% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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