York County SC Information


York County Subdivisions

York County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 241,497
Population in Households 237,592
Population in Familes 198,369
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,905
Population Density1 355
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 92,402
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 65,225
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 101,287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64,757 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 27,645 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,885 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $199,461
Average Home Value $246,493


Median Household Income $55,233
Average Household Income $73,044
Per Capita Income $28,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.55%
Households 1.41% 1.61%
Families 1.26% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.


York County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares York County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 7 87th
Population Density1 # 6 89th
Diversity Index2 # 38 20th
Median Household Income # 3 96th
Per Capita Income # 3 96th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.