York County SC Information


York County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 259,723
Daytime Population: Workers 102,699
Daytime Population: Residents 135,505
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 238,204
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 255,767
Population in Familes 213,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,956
Population Density2 382
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $57,825
Average Household Income $77,542
Per Capita Income $29,550


Total Housing Units 106,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70,533 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 27,673 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,775 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $185,882
Average Home Value $232,970


Total Households 98,206
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 69,051
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 1.93% 2.02%
Households 1.87% 1.99%
Families 1.7% 1.89%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


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, 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 # 7 87th
Population Density # 5 91st
Diversity Index # 38 20th
Median Household Income # 3 96th
Per Capita Income # 3 96th

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