Yorklyn, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Yorklyn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Yorklyn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,919 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Yorklyn, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,919
Daytime Population: Workers 372
Daytime Population: Residents 1,015
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,387
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 1,908
Population in Familes 1,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 4,267
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $55,096
Average Household Income $68,681
Per Capita Income $27,756


Total Housing Units 765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 453 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 291 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $166,290
Average Home Value $193,985


Total Households 744
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 505
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% 0.2%
Households 0.02% 0.19%
Families -1.2% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

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, 2017 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 # 659 63rd
Population Density # 216 88th
Diversity Index # 133 93rd
Median Household Income # 671 62nd
Per Capita Income # 697 60th

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