Statewide Claims to Fame

York is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

York is 3rd in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 5

York is 4th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

York is 7th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

York is 8th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

York is 8th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

York is 11th in Pennsylvania out of 196 other cities in Current population (2012)

York is 12th in Pennsylvania out of 180 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

York is 13th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Households

York is 13th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
York Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 43,550 11th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.3 57th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 8,259.6 16th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
York Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 9.2% 3rd 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.7% 8th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.9% 248th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
York Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 73.5% 254th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 10.1% 250th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
York Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 51.2% 243rd 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 28.0% 19th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 4th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.2% 125th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 219th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 6.3% 2nd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 28.5% 8th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 41.0% 245th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
York Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 51.8% 152nd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.0% 44th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
York Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 18,496 13th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 36.8% 65th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 16,023 13th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 44.0% 238th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $83,800 209th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.6 30th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
York Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $14,669 249th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $29,814 239th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 35.5% 7th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
York Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,818 12th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $328,875 31st $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,159 133rd $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $65,265 15th $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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