York County SC Information


York County Subdivisions

York County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 267,497
Population in Households 263,541
Population in Familes 220,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,956
Population Density1 393
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $61,510
Average Household Income $82,486
Per Capita Income $31,486


Total Housing Units 110,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73,139 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,246 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,181 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $193,543
Average Home Value $243,275


Total Households 101,385
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 71,080
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 2.06% 2.12%
Households 2.03% 2.11%
Families 1.85% 1.99%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.67%


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, 2018 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 Density # 5 91st
Diversity Index # 38 20th
Median Household Income # 2 98th
Per Capita Income # 3 96th

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