York, PA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of York?

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There are 44,692 residents in York, with a median age of 33.2. Of this, 49.41% are males and 50.59% are females. US-born citizens make up 80.9% of the resident pool in York, while non-US-born citizens account for 13.98%. Additionally, 5.12% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 36,217 people in York currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 44,692 1.5%
Male Population 22,081 0.9%
Female Population 22,611 2.1%
Male population 49.41%
Female population 50.59%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.2 3.1%
Citizen US Born 36,156 0.7%
Citizen not US Born 6,250 5.3%
Not Citizen 2,286 5.1%
Citizen US Born 80.9%
Citizen not US Born 13.98%
Not Citizen 5.12%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 273 -8.7%
Moved from Same County 4,464 -18.9%
Moved from Same State 1,176 28.5%
Moved from Different State 1,933 -5.6%
Same House as Last Year 36,217 4.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.62%
Moved from Same County 10.13%
Moved from Same State 2.67%
Moved from Different State 4.39%
Same House as Last Year 82.19%

What are the employment statistics in York?

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White-collar workers make up 65.4% of the working population in York, while blue-collar employees account for 34.6%. There are also 1,247 entrepreneurs in York (6.31% of the workforce); 14,747 workers employed in private companies (74.63%); and 1,900 people working in governmental institutions (9.61%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 12,924 4.3%
Blue Collar 6,837 0.7%
White Collar 65.4%
Blue Collar 34.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,247 23.2%
Private Companies 14,747 1.2%
Governmental Workers 1,900 -0.1%
Not for Profit Companies 1,867 9.9%
Self Employees 6.31%
Private Companies 74.63%
Governmental Workers 9.61%
Not for Profit Companies 9.45%

How many households are there in York?

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There are a total of 17,508 households in York, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 54.79% of these York households, while non-family units account for the remaining 45.21%. Additionally, 31.39% of households have children and 68.61% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 17,508 2.9%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.2%
Family Households 9,592 0.5%
Non-family Households 7,916 6.0%
Family Households 54.79%
Non-family Households 45.21%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 5,495 -0.2%
Households without Children 12,013 4.4%
Households with Children 31.39%
Households without Children 68.61%

What are the median and average incomes in York?

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The average annual household income in York is $53,281, while the median household income sits at $39,764 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $44,660, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $46,170. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $37,724 and $27,854, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $53,281 5.7%
Median Household Income $39,764 9.5%
People below Poverty Level 12,237 5.2%
People above Poverty Level 30,939 0.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in York?

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There are 19,215 housing units in York, and the median year in which these properties were built is 0. Of the 17,508 occupied housing units in York, 42.59% are owner-occupied, while 57.41% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 57.57% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $83,200. In general, housing costs reach $857 per month in York.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 19,215 0.9%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 9,851 -1.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 2,085 10.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,360 -7.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,847 5.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,020 -11.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 934 5.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 501 44.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 350 12.2%
Built between 2010 and 2019 236 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 31 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 17,508 2.9%
Owner Occupied 7,457 5.1%
Renter Occupied 10,051 1.3%
Owner Occupied 42.59%
Renter Occupied 57.41%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 4,293 -0.1%
Without Mortgage 3,164 13.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $83,200 5.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $74,500 2.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $857 3.2%
With Mortgage 57.57%
Without Mortgage 42.43%

What is the level of education in York?

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Approximately 54.72% of the population in York holds a high school degree (that's 18,466 residents), while 17.15% have attained a college certificate (6,187 locals) and 9.3% have a bachelor's degree (3,139 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,396 12.9%
Some High School 18,466 1.3%
Some College 6,187 -1.3%
Associate Degree 2,406 -7.2%
Bachelor's Degree 3,139 0.1%
Graduate Degree 1,552 23.5%
No High School 7.1%
Some High School 54.72%
Some College 17.15%
Associate Degree 7.13%
Bachelor's Degree 9.3%
Graduate Degree 4.6%

What is the marital status of York residents?

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A total of 17,915 people in York have never been married (which represents 50.35% of the total population), while 11,229 of them are wedded (31.56%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,556 (4.37%) and 4,397 (12.36%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 17,915 3.9%
Married 11,229 -1.2%
Separated 1,556 7.5%
Widowed 2,039 9.9%
Divorced 4,397 3.3%
Never Married 50.35%
Married 31.56%
Separated 4.37%
Widowed 5.73%
Divorced 12.36%

What are the most common means of transportation in York?

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The top three means of transportation people in York use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 15,193 residents commute by car, 1,156 prefer going to work by walking and 821 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 15,193 1.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 821 -14.4%
Subway or Elevated 35 N/A
Bicycle 120 -15.5%
TaxiCab 91 2.2%
Walk 1,156 24.4%

What is the median and average household income in York by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
17401 18,270 7,286 $33,950.00 $48,762.00
17402 37,967 13,607 $74,199.00 $96,371.00
17403 39,842 14,963 $60,840.00 $84,003.00
17404 37,699 14,699 $67,838.00 $83,845.00
17406 23,944 9,271 $76,153.00 $93,370.00
17407 2,751 877 $104,716.00 $117,874.00
17408 23,623 9,665 $71,262.00 $93,215.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 17401 17402 17403 17404 17406 17407 17408

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