York, Maine

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Population in 2010: 12,529.
Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 6,004  (47.9%)
Females: 6,525  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 03909.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $85,805 (it was $56,171 in 2000)
York:

$85,805
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $50,869 (it was $30,895 in 2000)

York town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $436,775 (it was $190,700 in 2000)
York:

$436,775
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $317,665; detached houses: $335,961; townhouses or other attached units: $342,831; in 2-unit structures: $255,132; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $357,327; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,825; mobile homes: $73,375
March 2019 cost of living index in York: 127.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in York, ME (2010)
    • 12,14096.9%White alone
    • 1251.0%Hispanic
    • 990.8%Asian alone
    • 990.8%Two or more races
    • 430.3%Black alone
    • 140.1%American Indian alone
    • 90.07%Other race alone

Races in York detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in York, Maine as of April 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in York is 2,088 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in York by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.4)
3
(22.4)
3
(21.7)
1
(7.0)
2
(14.1)
1
(8.0)
1
(7.9)
3
(23.6)
2
(15.7)
2
(15.5)
4
(30.9)
2
(15.4)
3
(22.8)
5
(37.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(22.2)
5
(37.4)
1
(7.2)
3
(21.1)
1
(7.0)
3
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(31.5)
3
(23.6)
4
(31.1)
4
(30.9)
7
(53.8)
5
(38.0)
4
(30.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(392.9)
41
(306.3)
27
(195.1)
30
(211.3)
48
(338.0)
57
(455.0)
58
(460.0)
53
(417.5)
84
(659.5)
23
(178.7)
27
(208.9)
40
(307.3)
21
(159.5)
11
(83.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
203
(1,505)
154
(1,151)
177
(1,279)
192
(1,353)
186
(1,310)
125
(997.8)
184
(1,459)
161
(1,268)
128
(1,005)
122
(947.9)
126
(974.7)
98
(752.8)
70
(531.5)
71
(536.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(29.6)
6
(44.8)
9
(65.0)
2
(14.1)
5
(35.2)
1
(8.0)
3
(23.8)
5
(39.4)
3
(23.6)
6
(46.6)
1
(7.7)
5
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(30.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
2
(14.5)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.1)
City-Data.com crime index100.496.5103.384.191.586.0101.2110.7105.575.185.277.758.270.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in York, ME

Crime rate in York detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 38 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Maine average:

1.65
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York, ME City Guides:

Ancestries: English (25.5%), Irish (22.7%), Italian (10.9%), German (9.3%), French (9.0%), United States (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/10/1641

Land area: 54.9 square miles.

Population density: 228 people per square mile   (very low).

344 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.4% Oceania).

This town:

2.7%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
York town:

1.1% ($2,139)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (34.6 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (62.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (230.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

York Harbor, ME (1.2 miles ),
Cape Neddick, ME (1.3 miles ),
Kittery Point, ME (2.5 miles ),
Ogunquit, ME (2.6 miles ),
Kittery, ME (2.6 miles ),
New Castle, NH (2.7 miles ),
Eliot, ME (2.7 miles ),
South Eliot, ME (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 70.65 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in York, ME in 2019

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 117 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 1998: 151 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 1999: 154 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2000: 121 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2002: 70 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2004: 70 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2005: 66 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2006: 403 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2007: 282 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 2009: 62 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $281,900
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $273,600
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $283,100
  • 2013: 77 buildings, average cost: $261,900
  • 2014: 62 buildings, average cost: $298,300
  • 2015: 77 buildings, average cost: $264,800
  • 2016: 70 buildings, average cost: $310,600
  • 2017: 86 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2018: 67 buildings, average cost: $345,400
  • 2019: 52 buildings, average cost: $373,500
Number of permits per 10,000 York, ME residents
Average permit cost in York, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in York, ME
Historical housing units in York, ME
Most common industries in York, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.7%)
  • Public administration (2.6%)
Most common occupations in York, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)

Average climate in York, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 7.38. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.38
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.778. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.778
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.96
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.36
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

York-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the York town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

York-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from York center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 193.0 miles away from York center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from York center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 16, Winter Storms: 6, Snows: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in York:

  • BEACON HOSPICE (42 BRICKYARD COURT)
  • YORK HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 15 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • YORK HOSPITAL HOME CARE (15 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • YORK HARBOR HEALTH CARE (2 VICTORIA COURT)
  • YORK HOSPITAL STRATER UNIT (15 HOSPITAL DR)

Amtrak stations near York:

  • 12 miles: WELLS (696 SANFORD ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 12 miles: DOVER (33 CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 15 miles: DURHAM (3 DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to York:

  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 15 miles; Durham, NH; Full-time enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of New England (about 25 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 33 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 40 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 40 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 42 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Merrimack College (about 42 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)

Public high school in York:

Public elementary/middle schools in York:

Private elementary/middle school in York:

  • BRIXHAM MONTESSORI FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 18 BRICKYARD CT, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in York

Library in York:

  • YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $410,388; Location: 15 LONG SANDS ROAD; 48,302 books; 1,152 audio materials; 2,793 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 107 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in York: Macintire Garrison (A), York Rivers Farms (B), York Harbor Marine (C), York Country Club (D), York Beach Camper Park (E), Highland Farm Golf Club (F), Dixons Campground (G), Cape Neddick Campground (H), Camp Eaton (I), Brixham Upper Corners (J), Barrell Farm (K), Ogunquit Country Club (L), Agamenticus Yacht Club (M), John Hancock Warehouse (N), Jefferds Tavern (O), York Volunteer Ambulance Association (P), Elizabeth Perkins House Museum (Q), Emerson-Wilcox House Museum (R), George A Marshall Store Museum (S), York Water District Office (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in York include: Saint Christopher by the Sea Church (A), Saint Georges Episcopal Church (B), Saint Peters By-The-Sea Church (C), Trinity Harbor Church (D), Union Congregational Church (E), York Advent Christian Church (F), Beech Ridge Assembly of God Church (G), First Parish Congregational Church (H), York Street Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: South Side Cemetery (1), First Parish Cemetery (2), Old Parish Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Waddell Pond (A), Welchs Pond (B), Barrells Millpond (C), Bell Marsh (D), Briley Pond (E), Lake Carolyn (F), Godfreys Pond (G), Indian Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Southside Brook (A), Smelt Brook (B), Rush Swamp Brook (C), York River (D), Rogers Brook (E), Bass Cove Creek (F), Libby Brook (G), Josias Brook (H), Dolly Gordon Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in York include: Harmon Park (1), Cape Neddick Park (2), Yorks Wild Kingdom (3), York Historic District (4), York Cliff Historic District (5), Mount Agamenticus Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Long Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Perkins Elizabeth House (Museums; 394 Southside Road) (1), Old York Historical Society - Administrative OFC (Museums; 207 York Street) (2), Ghostly Tours (Tours & Charters; 250 York) (3), Excursions-Costal Maine Outfitting CO (Tours & Charters; 1740 Route 1) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Inn at Long Sands (121 Long Beach Avenue) (1), Long Beach Motor Inn (271 Long Beach Avenue) (2), York Harbor Motel (780 York Street) (3), Villager Motel (4 Long Beach Avenue) (4), Hardy Linens (647 Route 1) (5), Mic Mac Motel (State Rd) (6), Viewpoint (229 Nubble Road) (7), Cutty SARK Motel (58 Long Beach Avenue) (8), Sands By The Sea (15 Ocean Av) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Maine State - Courts- District Court (Chases Pond Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Daniel Merriam - Artist, Cyrus Hayden - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Dan Brault - College basketball player (Holy Cross Crusaders), Martha Fuller Clark - Politician, Sally Wood - Aemrican writer.

York County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in York and their reported violations in the past:

THREE CORNERS PLAZA (Address: 44 BIRCH HILL RD , Serves VT, Population served: 83, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2012), St Boil Water Order (NOV-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In AUG-24-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WEST SHORE DEVELOPMENT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 121 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in York that have no violations reported:

  • YORK WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 12,893, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • THE BARN SEAFOOD AND GRILL (Population served: 675, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEDGES GOLF COURSE (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BIRCH KNOLL COTTAGES (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YORK DISTRICT COURT (Population served: 37, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.2%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.4%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in York in 2000:

  • 100 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 58 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 16 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Banks with branches in York (2011 data):

  • Kennebunk Savings Bank: York Branch at 16 Woodbridge Road, branch established on 1969/12/30; Hannaford Drive Branch at 2 Hannaford Drive, branch established on 2005/12/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $821.4 mil, Deposits: $660.6 mil, headquarters in Kennebunk, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Long Sands Shopping Center Branch at 127 Long Sands Road, branch established on 1994/06/13. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • People's United Bank: York Branch at 11 Woodbridge Road, branch established on 1973/04/02. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Bangor Savings Bank: York Branch at 2 Moulton Lane, branch established on 2004/04/01. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: York Branch at 10 Long Sands Road, branch established on 1963/04/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Bank of Maine: York Branch at 659 Route 1, branch established on 2006/12/27. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • Sanford Institution for Savings: York Branch at 408 U.S. Route 1, branch established on 2000/10/04. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $433.1 mil, Deposits: $320.0 mil, headquarters in Sanford, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Sis Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in York:

Marital status in York, ME
  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in York:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for York, ME (based on York County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,28316
Mainline Protestant11,48064
Evangelical Protestant6,08651
Other1,84718
Orthodox6253
Black Protestant1191
None136,691-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
Here:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
York County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
York County:

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
York County:

7.7%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

24.0%
Maine:

25.0%

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Maine average:

5.91%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.67% ($44,353 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.57% ($49,083)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.45% ($67,251)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.45% ($51,464 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($58,471)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.37% ($65,396)
Businesses in York, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1GNC1
Best Western1Penske1
Circle K1Rite Aid1
Curves1True Value1
FedEx3UPS2
Ford1

Strongest AM radio stations in York:

  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYF (1380 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in York:

  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBYY (98.7 FM; SOMERSWORTH, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUNH (91.3 FM; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around York:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in York: Cyrus Hayden.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of York fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 387ft / 118mTotal length
  • 108,170Total average daily traffic
  • 5,402Total average daily truck traffic
  • 152,457Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in York, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for York, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in York)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (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, ME)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in York)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH N35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1314Z , Serial Number: D-6746, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Red Tail Flyers LLC, 69 Darcy Rd, York, ME 03909
  • Aircraft: WACO UBF (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 79 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR R670-SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 13446 , Serial Number: 3765, Year manufactured: 1933, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 10/05/2004
    Registrant (Individual): David Trucksess, 46 Sargents Ln, York, ME 03909

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 62 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in York, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.3%), and Outside Fires (24.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in York, ME
    • 21251.3%Structure Fires
    • 10024.2%Outside Fires
    • 6515.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 368.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for York, ME

Fire-safe hotels and motels in York, Maine:

  • BEST WESTERN York Inn, 2 Brickyard Ln, York, Maine 03909 , Phone: (207) 363-8903, Fax: (207) 363-1130
  • Microtel Inn And Suites, 6 Market Pl Dr, York, Maine 03909 , Phone: (207) 363-0800, Fax: (207) 363-0822
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 6 Market Pl Dr, York, Maine 03909 , Phone: (207) 363-0800, Fax: (207) 363-0822
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in York, Maine
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in York, ME
  • 81.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in York, ME
  • 62.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 3.0%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Wood


York compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

York on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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