York County, Virginia Population 2021

York County, Virginia's estimated population is 68,888 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. York County, Virginia is the 31st largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 65,222 and has seen a growth of 5.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202168,8883040.44%
202068,5843040.45%
201968,2803040.45%
201867,976-46-0.07%
201768,0221900.28%
201667,832300.04%
201567,8021,2791.92%
201466,5235430.82%
201365,9801550.24%
201265,825530.08%
201165,7725500.84%
201065,22222,80053.75%
199042,4226,95919.62%
198035,4632,2606.81%
197033,20311,62053.84%
196021,5839,83383.69%
195011,7502,89332.66%
19408,8571,24216.31%
19307,615-431-5.36%
19208,0462893.73%
19107,7572753.68%
19007,482-114-1.50%
18907,5962473.36%
18807,3491512.10%
18707,1982,24945.44%
18604,94948910.96%
18504,460-260-5.51%
18404,720-634-11.84%
18305,35497022.13%
18204,384-803-15.48%
18105,1871,95660.54%
18003,231-2,002-38.26%
17905,2330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.44%
County Website
Founded
1634
County Seat
2010 Population
65,222
Growth Since 2010
5.62%
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York County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,60474.44%
Black or African American9,03413.29%
Asian3,8335.64%
Two or More Races3,1354.61%
Some Other Race9691.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2270.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1800.26%
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York County, Virginia Population by Race

York County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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York County, Virginia Median Age

39.6


Total

38.7


Male

41


Female

York County, Virginia Adults

There are 51,737 adults, (10,664 of whom are seniors) in York County, Virginia.

York County, Virginia Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

York County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

34,606

50.90%

Male

33,376

49.10%

York County, Virginia Population by Age

York County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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York County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Female47.9%52.1%
Male44.1%55.9%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

York County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,1032.6571.3
Married15,4323.1179.3
Non Family6,1811.2565.2
Female2,3833.2347.9
Male1,1072.8844.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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York County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0562.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,3833.03%
High School Graduate8,65118.93%
Some College8,63418.90%
Associates Degree4,4649.77%
Bachelors Degree11,57125.33%
Graduate Degree9,93021.73%
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York County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

York County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33,51632,27916,247
Black6,1385,5022,135
Asian2,6322,3281,617
Hispanic2,2542,031931
2+ Races1,2431,187626
Other Race579501204
Native American14414465
Islander959026

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 asian people with a rate of 61.44%.

York County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,444$68,144$39,410
Less Than 9th Grade$24,886$28,992$23,056
High School Graduate$38,931$46,839$26,692
Some College$41,836$54,042$31,315
Bachelors Degree$58,011$74,639$45,190
Graduate Degree$86,981$108,031$58,919

$52,444

Average Earnings

$68,144

Average Male

$39,410

Average Female

York County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

York County, Virginia Language by Age

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York County, Virginia Language

88.86% of York County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 11.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.75% of the population.

York County, Virginia Language

York County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,8622,1544.60%
Black8,8565295.97%
Hispanic4,03542110.43%
Other96014815.42%
Asian3,833792.06%
Multiple3,098722.32%

4.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.93%

Male Poverty Rate

5.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in York County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in York County, Virginia is Other, with 15.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in York County, Virginia is Asian, with 2.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.93%.

York County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.88%
High School8.31%
Some College4.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.55%

York County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.52%
Male Unemployed14.13%
Female Employed3.21%
Male Employed1.12%

York County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

York County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$92,069$108,630
Families$105,961$121,784
Married Families$117,542-
Non Families$49,487$65,479
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Income by Household Type

York County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

York County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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York County, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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York County, Virginia Marital Status

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9,508

Number of Veterans

7,706

Male Veterans

1,802

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War4,614
Second Gulf War4,017
Vietnam2,550
Korea300
World War II104

York County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,513
55 to 642,138
65 to 741,758
75+1,155
18 to 34944

York County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,42620.53%
Black1,34520.41%
Hispanic62226.89%
2+ Races35822.32%
Other Race23835.47%
Native American5956.73%
Asian551.94%
Islander2754.00%

York County, Virginia Veterans by Race

York County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

York County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

York County, Virginia Employment by Age

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York County, Virginia Employment by Race

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York County, Virginia 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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37.22%

Born in York County, Virginia

92.12%

Native Born

7.88%

Foreign Born

3.04%

Non Citizen

4.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.12% of York County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 37.22% having been born in Virginia. 3.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

York County, Virginia 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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