For population 25 years and over in York:
For population 15 years and over in York city:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $350 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (66.3 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (111.8 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (459.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Cuba, AL (2.4 miles ), Livingston, AL (3.0 miles ), Emelle, AL (4.0 miles) , Epes, AL (4.1 miles ), Belmont, AL (4.2 miles ), Meridian Station, MS (4.4 miles ), Marion, MS (4.6 miles ), Lisman, AL (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.49 N, Longitude: 88.30 W
Area code: 205
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in York detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 11 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -282 (-9.0%).
Work and jobs in York: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in York, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
York-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the York city center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 21.0 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:York-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.8 miles away from York center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from York center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sumter County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dale Steele - Football player and coach, Bobby Collins (American football tight end) - Player of football, Jeremy Law - College basketball player (Jacksonville St. Gamecocks).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.251. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 40.1%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 98.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
120 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for York (based on Sumter County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.12%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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York government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,770 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,289 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of York fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,244,000
Total average daily traffic: 195
Total average daily truck traffic: 9
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 275
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in York)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in York, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in York)
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