York demographics profile

StatisticYorkSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)97314891
Median age34.938.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%56%55%
Speak English90%93%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%
York, SC has a population of 7,989 and is the 4,683rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 973 per sq mi which is 560% higher than the South Carolina average and 974% higher than the national average. The median age in York is 35 which is approximately 10% lower than the South Carolina average of 39. In York, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 55% of York residents were born in South Carolina, 37% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in York is 560% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in York is 10% lower than South Carolina.
  • In York 58.16% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In York 35.44% of the population is African American.
  • In York 0.35% of the population is Asian.

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York population breakdown by race

RaceYorkSouth CarolinaNational
African American35.44%27.35%12.63%
American Indian0.10%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.35%2.07%3.06%
Other race3.60%1.51%4.75%
In York, 6.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The York, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).