York, SC Population

Population: 6,985. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,233 (+3.6% change)
Males: 3,229 (46.2%), Females: 3,756 (53.8%)

York County

Zip code: 29745

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $30,564
Median house value: $80,900

Races in York:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.4%)
  • Black (40.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (12.5%), English (6.7%), German (6.7%), Irish (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Italian (1.3%).

Elevation: 756 feet

Land area: 7.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in York

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in York city

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

4.2% Foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +256 (+3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near York:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to York:

  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 26 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 52 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 69 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to York:

  • ROCK HILL/YORK CO/BRYANT FIELD (about 14 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Abbreviation: UZA)
  • CHESTER MUNI (about 16 miles; CHESTER, SC; Abbreviation: 9A6)
  • GASTONIA MUNI (about 16 miles; GASTONIA, NC; Abbreviation: AKH)
Amtrak station near York:

  • 20 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to York:

  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 24 miles; DALLAS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,473)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 42 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; HICKORY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)

Schools

Public high schools in York:

  • YORK COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,026; Location: 1010 DEVINNEY RD.; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • FLOYD D JOHNSON TEC CEN (Location: 1010 DEVINNEY RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in York:

  • YORK JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 833; Location: 1280 JOHNSON ROAD; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • HUNTER STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 830; Location: 1100 MUNTER STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • H C JOHNSON MIDDLE (Students: 746; Location: 400 E JEFFERSON ST; Grades: 06 – 07)
  • COTTENBELT ELEMENTARY (Students: 681; Location: 1176 BLACK HWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 648; Location: 1543 CHESTER HWY; Grades: PK – 05)

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