Yorklyn, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Yorklyn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Yorklyn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,924 as of July 1, 2016. Yorklyn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Yorklyn is located at latitude 39.9929 and longitude -76.6428 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Yorklyn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Yorklyn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584529) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Yorklyn Census Designated Place is located within Township of Springettsbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of York County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yorklyn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Yorklyn, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,924
Population in Households 1,913
Population in Familes 1,534
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 4,278
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 744
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 506
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 291 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $165,728
Average Home Value $197,802


Median Household Income $53,080
Average Household Income $64,302
Per Capita Income $25,948
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.25%
Households 0.02% 0.16%
Families -1.35% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Yorklyn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yorklyn to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 661 63rd
Population Density1 # 216 88th
Diversity Index2 # 135 92nd
Median Household Income # 674 62nd
Per Capita Income # 765 57th

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