York County PA Information


York County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 449,636
Daytime Population: Workers 189,419
Daytime Population: Residents 221,371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 410,790
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 440,895
Population in Familes 362,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,741
Population Density2 497
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $62,100
Average Household Income $79,552
Per Capita Income $30,957


Total Housing Units 183,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127,481 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45,539 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,862 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $191,666
Average Home Value $227,748


Total Households 173,020
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 120,916
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 0.46% 0.47%
Households 0.38% 0.42%
Families 0.28% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


York County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares York County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 8 90th
Population Density # 11 85th
Diversity Index # 16 78th
Median Household Income # 10 87th
Per Capita Income # 14 81st

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