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York, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of York had a population of 8,435 as of July 1, 2018. York ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for York is located at latitude 34.9962 and longitude -81.236 in York County. The formal boundaries for the City of York (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.

The City of York (GNIS ID: 2405801) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of York is located within York Division of York County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for York: Fergus Cross Roads, Fergusons Cross Roads, Yorkville.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,435
Population in Households 8,200
Population in Familes 6,700
Population in Group Qrtrs 235
Population Density2 1,027
Diversity Index3 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,409
Average Household Income $54,980
Per Capita Income $21,491

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,917 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,293 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 436 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $135,565
Average Home Value $167,058
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,209
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,144
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.05% 1.43%
Households 1.13% 1.49%
Families 1.01% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

York, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares York to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 67 83rd
Population Density # 125 69th
Diversity Index # 31 92nd
Median Household Income # 190 52nd
Per Capita Income # 204 49th

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