York, PA Population

Population: 40,862. Estimated population in July 2020: 40,418 (-1.1% change)
Males: 19,687 (48.2%), Females: 21,175 (51.8%)

York County

Zip codes: 17401, 17402, 17403, 17404, 17406, 17407.

Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $26,475
Median house value: $56,500

Races in York:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.2%)
  • Black (25.1%)
  • Hispanic (17.2%)
  • Other race (9.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.1%), United States (6.6%), Irish (5.6%), English (3.9%), Italian (3.3%), Polish (1.9%).

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in York

  • High school or higher: 69.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in York city

  • Never married: 38.9%
  • Now married: 37.3%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

4.9% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,489 (-3.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in York:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSP YORK (1850 NORMANDIE DRIVE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL YORK (325 SOUTH BELMONT STREET)
  • YORK HOSPITAL (1001 SOUTH GEORGE STREET)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to York:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 33 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 55 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; Abbreviation: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to York:

  • YORK (about 11 miles; YORK, PA; Abbreviation: THV)
  • DONEGAL SPRINGS AIRPARK (about 14 miles; MOUNT JOY/MARIETTA, PA; Abbreviation: N71)
  • SHOESTRING AVIATION AIRFIELD (about 14 miles; STEWARTSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 0P2)
Amtrak stations near York:

  • 15 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in York:

  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (Full-time enrollment: 4,541; Location: COUNTRY CLUB RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ycp.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE YORK (Full-time enrollment: 1,313; Location: 1031 EDGECOMB AVE; Public; Website: www.yk.psu.edu/)
  • YORK TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 1,080; Location: 1405 WILLIAMS RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.yti.edu)
  • BRADLEY ACADEMY FOR THE VISUAL ARTS (Full-time enrollment: 431; Location: 1409 WILLIAMS RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bradleyacademy.net)
  • YORKTOWNE BUSINESS INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 241; Location: W SEVENTH AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ybi.edu)
  • CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (Full-time enrollment: 102; Location: 1605 CLUGSTON RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.csb.edu)
  • EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 67; Location: 1101C S EDGAR ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeauty.com)
  • YORK COUNTY SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY PRACTICAL NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 53; Location: 2179 S QUEEN ST; Public; Website: www.yvt.tec.pa.us)
  • YORK HOSPITAL (Location: 1001 S GEORGE ST; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near York:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 17 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 23 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 26 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 26 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE (about 33 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,245)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 36 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 37 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)

Schools

Public high schools in York:

  • WILLIAM PENN SHS (Students: 1,912; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • YORK CO SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Students: 1,443; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTRAL YORK HS (Students: 1,379; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST YORK AREA SHS (Students: 874; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • YORK SUBURBAN SHS (Students: 854; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CRISPUS ATTUCKS YOUTHBUILD CS (Students: 102; Grades: 12 – 12)
Private high schools in York:

  • YORK CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 646; Location: 601 E SPRINGETTSBURY AVE; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF YORK (Students: 570; Location: 907 GREEN BRIAR RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • YORK COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 1071 COUNTRY CLUB ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • GRACE ACAD FOR CHRISTIAN DISCL (Students: 76; Location: 3930 FARM DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • TIDINGS OF PEACE CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 26; Location: 332 E POPLAR ST; Grades: 2 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in York:

  • CENTRAL YORK MS (Students: 1,186; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HANNAH PENN MS (Students: 1,077; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EDGAR FAHS SMITH MS (Students: 937; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEST YORK MS (Students: 809; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • YORK SUBURBAN MS (Students: 676; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • YORK TWP EL SCH (Students: 648; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LINCOLN CS (Students: 644; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ORE VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 639; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GOODE SCH (Students: 600; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORTH HILLS EL SCH (Students: 567; Grades: 03 – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in York:

  • ST JOSEPH (Students: 373; Location: 2945 KINGSTON DRIVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 459 WEST KING STREET; Grades: KG – 6)
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 231 SOUTH BEAVER ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • STILLMEADOW NAZARENE CCC (Students: 128; Location: 400 STILLMEADOW LANE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 2580 MOUNT ROSE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHLDRN HSE YORK (Students: 89; Location: 3417 E MARKET ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 62; Location: 101 WEBSTER AVENUE; Grades: PK – 5)
  • SMALL STEPS DAY CARE SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 1050 PLYMOUTH RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SMALL STEPS DAY CARE SCHOOL IN (Students: 55; Location: 2709 S QUEEN ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • YORK DAY NURSERY – KDG (Students: 52; Location: 450 E PHILADELPHIA ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Libraries in York:

  • MARTIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,201,121; Location: 159 EAST MARKET ST; 112,149 books; 5,707 audio materials; 5,556 video materials; 157 serial subscriptions)
  • YORK COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,199,896; Location: 118 PLEASANT ACRES ROAD; 114,722 books; 5,213 audio materials; 3,615 video materials; 117 serial subscriptions)

 

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