York, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 44,132 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 21,582  (48.9%)
Females: 22,550  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17401.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,149 (it was $26,475 in 2000)
York:

$37,149
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,853 (it was $13,439 in 2000)

York city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,940 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
York:

$93,940
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $98,453; detached houses: $121,735; townhouses or other attached units: $85,897; in 2-unit structures: $240,462; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $101,188; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $833.

March 2019 cost of living index in York: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.0%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.3% for Black residents, 47.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 42.6% for other race residents, 47.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in York, PA (2017)
    • 17,22438.8%White alone
    • 15,51434.9%Hispanic
    • 10,78824.3%Black alone
    • 2,1164.8%Two or more races
    • 5191.2%Asian alone
    • 550.1%American Indian alone
    • 400.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 464 registered sex offenders living in York, Pennsylvania as of December 15, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in York is 95 to 1.


Crime rates in York by year

Type

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2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
11
(27.4)
13
(32.4)
11
(27.3)
11
(27.3)
10
(25.0)
5
(12.3)
16
(36.5)
11
(25.0)
12
(27.4)
8
(18.2)
10
(22.8)
8
(18.2)
14
(31.9)
20
(45.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
45
(111.9)
39
(97.2)
33
(81.8)
27
(67.1)
52
(130.1)
37
(91.2)
60
(136.8)
44
(100.1)
33
(75.3)
24
(54.6)
19
(43.3)
12
(27.3)
10
(22.8)
7
(15.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
225
(559.5)
242
(603.2)
293
(726.3)
322
(800.6)
325
(813.1)
248
(611.5)
333
(759.3)
189
(430.0)
174
(396.9)
167
(380.0)
178
(405.8)
208
(472.5)
191
(435.5)
130
(294.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
94
(233.8)
119
(296.6)
103
(255.3)
113
(280.9)
117
(292.7)
131
(323.0)
312
(711.4)
343
(780.3)
129
(294.2)
189
(430.0)
118
(269.0)
188
(427.1)
257
(586.0)
293
(663.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
549
(1,365)
400
(997.1)
499
(1,237)
462
(1,149)
415
(1,038)
555
(1,369)
429
(978.2)
433
(985.1)
486
(1,109)
389
(885.1)
336
(766.0)
298
(677.0)
251
(572.3)
197
(446.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,734
(4,312)
1,703
(4,245)
1,338
(3,317)
1,440
(3,580)
1,333
(3,335)
1,330
(3,280)
1,147
(2,615)
1,050
(2,389)
905
(2,064)
938
(2,134)
939
(2,141)
917
(2,083)
885
(2,018)
710
(1,607)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
249
(619.2)
211
(525.9)
288
(713.9)
248
(616.6)
209
(522.9)
186
(458.7)
155
(353.4)
99
(225.2)
90
(205.3)
117
(266.2)
124
(282.7)
193
(438.5)
152
(346.6)
230
(520.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
13
(32.3)
10
(24.9)
17
(42.1)
19
(47.2)
8
(20.0)
3
(7.4)
26
(59.3)
36
(81.9)
21
(47.9)
15
(34.1)
17
(38.8)
11
(25.0)
6
(13.7)
10
(22.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)508.7664.5665.3677.7704.5609.4753.8597.7469.5448.7417.7451.1478.4461.4

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City-data.com crime index in York, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 120 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (13.1%), American (4.2%), Irish (2.3%), Italian (1.8%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/11/1887

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 5.20 square miles.

Population density: 8,481 people per square mile   (high).

York, Pennsylvania map

3,181 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

7.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,874 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,190 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (23.1 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (45.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (83.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

North York borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Grantley, PA (1.2 miles ),
West York borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Tyler Run-Queens Gate, PA (1.6 miles ),
Tyler Run, PA (1.6 miles ),
Queens Gate, PA (1.6 miles ),
East York, PA (1.6 miles ),
Emigsville, PA (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.96 N, Longitude: 76.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,666 (+30.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,069 (29.9%)

Area code: 717

Distribution of median household income in York, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in York, PA in 2017

Property values in York, PA

York satellite photo by USGS

York tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2008: 105 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2009: 157 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2012: 143 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2014: 65 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,300
Number of permits per 10,000 York, PA residents
Average permit cost in York, PA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in York, PA
Historical housing units in York, PA
Most common industries in York, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in York, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in York, Pennsylvania

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.57
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.39
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00190. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00190
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

York-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the York city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

York-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from York center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 258.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
York topographic map

Main business address for: YORK WATER CO (WATER SUPPLY), CODORUS VALLEY BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), DENTSPLY INTERNATIONAL INC /DE/ (DENTAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES), GPC CAPITAL CORP II (MISCELLANEOUS PLASTIC PRODUCTS), SUSQUEHANNA MEDIA CO (RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS), GRAHAM PACKAGING HOLDINGS CO (MISCELLANEOUS PLASTIC PRODUCTS), GLATFELTER P H CO (PAPER MILLS), BON TON STORES INC (RETAIL-DEPARTMENT STORES) and 1 other public companies.

Hospitals in York:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (2159 WHITE STREET SUITE B115)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES, IN (3417C CONCORD ROAD)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 325 SOUTH BELMONT STREET)
  • OSS ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 1861 POWDER MILL RD)
  • WELLSPAN SURGERY AND REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 55 MONUMENT ROAD)
  • WHITE ROSE HOSPICE (1412 6TH AVENUE)
  • YORK HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1001 SOUTH GEORGE STREET)

Nursing Homes in York:

  • COLONIAL MANOR NURSING HOME (970 COLONIAL AVENUE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH YORK TRANSITIONAL REHABILITATION UNIT (1850 NORMANDIE DRIVE)
  • LUTHERAN NRSG AND REHAB CTR (1801 FOLKEMER CIRCLE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-KINGSTON COURT (2400 KINGSTON COURT)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-YORK SOUTH (200 PAULINE DRIVE)
  • MARGARET E. MOUL HOME (2050 BARLEY ROAD)
  • MISERICORDIA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (998 SOUTH RUSSELL STREET)
  • PLEASANT ACRES NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (118 PLEASANT ACRES RD,RD7)
  • REST HAVEN-YORK (1050 SOUTH GEORGE STREET)
  • YORK LUTHERAN HOME (750 KELLY DR)

Dialysis Facilities in York:

  • US RENAL CARE YORK (1975 KENNETH ROAD)
  • WELLSPAN DIALYSIS-YORK (308 ST. CHARLES WAY)

Home Health Centers in York:

  • HEALTHSOUTH THERAPY AT HOME (1850 NORMANDIE DRIVE)
  • HEARTLAND HH CARE AND HOSPICE (3417 A CONCORD ROAD)
  • HOME CARE OF YORK (1412 6TH AVENUE)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (871 CLARE LANE UNIT H)
  • VNA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (540 SOUTH GEORGE STREET)

Airports and heliports located in York:

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Amtrak stations near York:

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

Colleges/Universities in York:

  • York College Pennsylvania (Full-time enrollment: 5,140; Location: 441 Country Club Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ycp.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (Full-time enrollment: 2,212; Location: 1405 Williams Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.yti.edu)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (Full-time enrollment: 963; Location: 1031 Edgecomb Avenue; Public; Website: www.yk.psu.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • The Art Institutes of York-PA (Full-time enrollment: 607; Location: 1409 Williams Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/york)
  • York County School of Technology-Adult & Continuing Education (Full-time enrollment: 217; Location: 2179 S Queen St; Public; Website: www.ytech.edu)
  • Yorktowne Business Institute (Full-time enrollment: 176; Location: W Seventh Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ybi.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-York (Full-time enrollment: 145; Location: 2592 Eastern Blvd, Kingston Square Shopping Ctr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Baltimore School of Massage-York (Full-time enrollment: 126; Location: 170 Red Rock Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.steinered.com/)
  • Consolidated School of Business-York (Full-time enrollment: 118; Location: 1605 Clugston Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.csb.edu)
  • World A Cuts Barber Institute (Full-time enrollment: 7; Location: 121 North George Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.worldacuts.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near York:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 17 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • Messiah College (about 20 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 23 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 25 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Gettysburg College (about 29 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Dickinson College (about 30 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)

Public high schools in York:

Private high schools in York:

  • YORK CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 636, Location: 601 E SPRINGETTSBURY AVE, Grades: 7-12)
  • CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF YORK (Students: 376, Location: 907 GREENBRIAR RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • LOGOS ACADEMY (Students: 206, Location: 340 E MARKET ST, Grades: KG-9)
  • YORK COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 202, Location: 1071 REGENTS GLEN BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 116, Location: 4190 N SUSQUEHANNA TRL, Grades: PK-12)
  • TIDINGS OF PEACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 35, Location: 329 E POPLAR ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • YORK ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: 2220 ROOSEVELT AVE, Grades: PK-10)
  • NHS HUMAN SERVICES YORK SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 3151 W MARKET ST, Grades: UG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in York:

  • WEST YORK AREA MS (Students: 927, Location: 1700 BANNISTER ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • HANNAH PENN MS (Students: 904, Location: 415 E BOUNDARY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CENTRAL YORK MS (Students: 871, Location: 1950 N HILLS RD, Grades: 7-8)
  • ORE VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 780, Location: 2620 SPRINGWOOD RD, Grades: KG-3)
  • LINCOLN CS (Students: 701, Location: 559 W KING STREET, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)
  • SINKING SPRINGS EL SCH (Students: 701, Location: 2850 SUSQUEHANNA TRAIL, Grades: 4-6)
  • YORK SUBURBAN MS (Students: 676, Location: 455 SUNDALE DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • YORK TWP EL SCH (Students: 669, Location: 2500 S QUEEN ST, Grades: KG-3)
  • GOODE SCH (Students: 653, Location: 251 N BROAD ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • HAYSHIRE EL SCH (Students: 595, Location: 2801 HAYSHIRE DR, Grades: KG-3)

Private elementary/middle schools in York:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 348, Location: 2945 KINGSTON RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 161, Location: 235 S BEAVER ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • TLC MONTESSORI (Students: 68, Location: 6434 SUSQUEHANNA TRL, Grades: PK-3)
  • THE EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 22, Location: 101 WEBSTER AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • BAIRS CODORUS MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 1005 GRAYBILL RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY (Students: 7, Location: 671 W MARKET ST, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in York

Libraries in York:

  • MARTIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,279,530; Location: 159 EAST MARKET ST; 137,455 books; 8,058 audio materials; 8,179 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 215 print serial subscriptions)
  • YORK COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,787,524; Location: 159 EAST MARKET STREET; 99,546 books; 9,206 audio materials; 4,119 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 127 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in York: The Jefferson Resource Center and Computer Lab (A), Martin Library (B), York Fire Department Station 2 - Vigilant Union Fire Company (C), York Fire Department Station 1 - Laurel Fire Company (D), York Fire Department Station 9 - Lincoln Fire Company (E), York Fire Department Station 5 - Goodwill Fire Company (F), York County Sheriff's Department (G), York City Police Department (H), York Lutheran Home (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Memorial Park Shopping Center (1), Two Guys Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in York include: YORK WATER CO (A), CODORUS VALLEY BANCORP INC (B), DENTSPLY INTERNATIONAL INC /DE/ (C), SUSQUEHANNA MEDIA CO (D), GLATFELTER P H CO (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in York: Grace Brethren Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Greenmount Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Kiwanis Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in York include: Aries Park (1), Farquhar Park (2), Penn Common (3), Bantz Park (4), Allen Field (5), Albemarle Park (6), Spring Garden Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Agricultural & Industrial Museum (217 West Princess Street), Fire Musem of York County (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Gates House & Plough), Bird Rescue of York CO (Recreation Areas; 1453 1st Avenue), Billet Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3740 Laurel Lane), Castle Greens Mini Golf (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2731 South Queen Street).

Hotels: Best Western Westgate Inn (1415 Kenneth Road), Barnharts Motel (3021 E Market St), Flamingo Motel (3600 East Market Street), Budget Host Inn (1162 Haines Rd), Economy Inn (132 North George Street), Hampton Inn - York- PA (1550 Mount Zion Road), Country Inn-Suites York (245 Saint Charles Way), Briarwold Bed & Breakfast (5400 Lincoln Highway), Four Points By Sheraton York (1650 Toronita Street).

Courts: Bury Robert W Dds (3210 East Market), Congress - Representatives- Pennsylvania- Platts Todd Russell (2209 East Market Street), York County - Clerk of Orphans Court (45 North George Street), York County - District Court Administrator (45 North George Street), York Daily Record-Sunday News Court House Press Room (45 East King Street).

Birthplace of: Darren Wyse - Professional wrestlers, John Rowan (Kentucky) - Politician, Martie Maguire - Busker, Adam Flash - Professional wrestler, Edmund Spangler - Alleged conspirator in the Abraham Lincoln assassination, Jeff Koons - (born 1955), kitsch artist, Stephen Etnier - Artist, Butch Wynegar - Baseball catcher, Ken Raffensberger - Baseball player, Kim Bracey - Pennsylvania politician.

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:

RUTTERS FARM STORE 78 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BROOKHAVEN MHP (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
CARROLL VALLEY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PATTERSON GROVE CAMPMEETING (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-22-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-12-2009 to JUN-12-2009), St Civil Case under development (NOV-23-2009), St Other (NOV-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-03-2011 and NOV-03-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
FIRST CHOICE CONVENIENCE (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RUTTERS FARM STORE 44 (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RUTTERS STORE 59 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-18-2008 to JUL-18-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TOOMEY AUCTION CENTER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • RUTTERS STORE 17 (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PA AUTO DEALERS EXCHANGE (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WENDYS RESTAURANT (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REGENTS GLEN GC (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE REDMAN CNTY PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRING VALLEY CNTY PARK ARENA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

12.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in York in 2010:

  • 526 people in college/university student housing
  • 158 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 127 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 127 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 84 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 70 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in York in 2000:

  • 355 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 171 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 119 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 44 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 35 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in halfway houses
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
Arena or stadium:
  • Toyota Arena (York). Capacity: 5,500.

Banks with most branches in York (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • PeoplesBank, a Codorus Valley Company: 10 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,009.1 mil, Deposits: $855.8 mil, headquarters in Glen Rock, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • Susquehanna Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Metro Bank: Prospect Street Branch, Queen Street Branch, Mount Zion Road Branch, York Crossing Branch, Route 30 Branch. Info updated 2009/09/09: Bank assets: $2,417.8 mil, Deposits: $2,091.3 mil, headquarters in Lemoyne, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Metro Bancorp, Inc.
  • York Traditions Bank: at 235 St. Charles Way, York Branch, Susquehanna Trail Office Branch, 2450 Eastern Boulevard, White Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.1 mil, Deposits: $215.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Eastern Branch, South Queen Street Branch, Delco Plaza Branch, York Main Branch. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: York Square, Tyler Run Branch, Loucks Road, Haines Road Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • 6 other banks with 11 local branches

For population 15 years and over in York:

Marital status in York, PA
  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in York:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - York
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant79,653217
Evangelical Protestant47,150222
Catholic35,60513
Other4,81524
Black Protestant1,33910
Orthodox4002
None266,010-
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: 62
York County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
York County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
This county:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 231
York County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
York County:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

28.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
York County:

11.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
York:

46.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
York:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.3%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
York:

32.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
York:

53.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of York, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 97$647,579$80,1130$0
Firefighters 57$384,648$80,9790$0
Sewerage 35$154,229$52,8790$0
Financial Administration 25$104,116$49,9760$0
Other and Unallocable 24$96,612$48,3068$8,549
Other Government Administration 20$69,701$41,8212$3,162
Police - Other 18$56,491$37,6612$1,557
Health 14$51,965$44,5410$0
Parks and Recreation 11$39,766$43,3812$1,189
Streets and Highways 8$30,161$45,2420$0
Solid Waste Management 7$7,996$13,7071$910
Welfare 5$18,221$43,7300$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,911$59,4661$4,156
Fire - Other 1$3,175$38,1000$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 324$1,674,571$62,02116$19,523

York government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,555,000 ($57.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($0.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,787,000 ($221.77)
    Sewerage: $9,481,000 ($214.83)
    General - Other: $7,537,000 ($170.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,217,000 ($140.87)
    Central Staff Services: $5,744,000 ($130.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,619,000 ($127.32)
    Regular Highways: $5,576,000 ($126.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,768,000 ($40.06)
    Health - Other: $1,400,000 ($31.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,091,000 ($24.72)
    General Public Buildings: $610,000 ($13.82)
    Parking Facilities: $360,000 ($8.16)
    Financial Administration: $239,000 ($5.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $209,000 ($4.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $13,041,000 ($295.50)
    Other Investments - Other: $12,895,000 ($292.19)
    Benefit Payments: $9,233,000 ($209.21)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $84,000 ($1.90)
    Withdrawals: $61,000 ($1.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,155,000 ($139.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $427,000 ($9.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $401,000 ($9.09)
    General - Other: $237,000 ($5.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.20)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,083,000 ($500.39)

York government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,820,000 ($494.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,459,000 ($123.70)
    Other: $4,451,000 ($100.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $456,000 ($10.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $245,000 ($5.55)
    Regular Highways: $219,000 ($4.96)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $1,329,000 ($30.11)
    Local Employee Contribution: $686,000 ($15.54)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-1,746,000 ($-39.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,941,000 ($43.98)
    Other: $823,000 ($18.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000 ($5.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,783,000 ($40.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,641,000 ($37.18)
    Interest Earnings: $503,000 ($11.40)
    Rents: $359,000 ($8.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($0.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,925,000 ($111.60)
    Highways: $955,000 ($21.64)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Property: $19,740,000 ($447.29)
    Individual Income: $5,893,000 ($133.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,346,000 ($121.14)
    Public Utility License: $379,000 ($8.59)
    Amusements Sales: $9,000 ($0.20)

York government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,803,000 ($2374.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,269,000 ($2249.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,534,000 ($125.40)

York government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $52,897,000 ($1198.61)
    Total Federal Securities: $7,245,000 ($164.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,067,000 ($364.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $98,000 ($2.22)

4.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
York County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.47% ($54,678 average AGI)
from Adams County, PA  0.46% ($35,685)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.44% ($43,221)


4.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
York County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.46% ($46,978 average AGI)
to Adams County, PA  0.44% ($39,187)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.37% ($45,275)
Businesses in York, PA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy2
AT&T5Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts4Lane Furniture4
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza3
Applebee's1Long John Silver's2
Arby's1Lowe's2
Ashley Furniture1Macy's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets16
BMW1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins2Mazda1
Bath & Body Works2McDonald's8
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse2
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity3
Burger King3New Balance3
Burlington Coat Factory1New York & Co1
CVS4Nike19
Carson Pirie Scott2Nissan1
Casual Male XL1OfficeMax2
Charlotte Russe1Old Country Buffet1
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
Chick-Fil-A1Olive Garden1
Chico's1Outback1
Chipotle1Outback Steakhouse1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pac Sun1
ColorTyme1Panera Bread2
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza3
Cracker Barrel1Payless3
Curves3Penske3
DHL2PetSmart1
Dairy Queen3Pier 1 Imports1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut3
Deb1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack3
Domino's Pizza5Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Red Roof Inn1
Dressbarn1Rite Aid5
Dunkin Donuts4Rodeway Inn1
Fashion Bug1Ruby Tuesday2
FedEx27Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Finish Line2SAS Shoes2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Ford1Spencer Gifts1
GNC2Sprint Nextel7
GameStop3Staples1
Gap1Starbucks4
Giant1Subaru1
Gymboree1Subway4
H&R Block8Super 81
Hardee's2T-Mobile9
Hilton2T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn2T.J.Maxx1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell4
Home Depot1Target2
Honda1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul7
Jimmy John's2UPS27
JoS. A. Bank1Vans4
Jones New York7Verizon Wireless3
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice2Volkswagen1
KFC3Walgreens2
Kincaid1Walmart2
Kmart1Wendy's5
Kohl's2Wet Seal1
Kroger12Wingate1
LA Fitness1YMCA3

Strongest AM radio stations in York:

  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WQXA (1250 AM; 1 kW; YORK, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in York:

  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WVYC (88.1 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W214AC (90.7 FM; YORK, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, ETC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around York:

  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in York: J. Henry Denig, John Kirk.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of York fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 322ft / 97.5mTotal length
  • $11,242,000Total costs
  • 306,238Total average daily traffic
  • 32,839Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in York, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for York, PA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in York)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 298 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in York, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 22 (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: 597 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in York)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in York)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 69 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED219$92,126137$70,726268$98,80571$26,2575$1,316,800120$74,4090$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$88,5839$58,27730$77,44610$30,8000$016$52,6081$77,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$95,86629$68,350212$92,11467$33,1601$120,00057$68,4611$68,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$96,11114$60,429126$100,52810$32,8450$016$79,0350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$83,3783$55,33323$126,0402$50,0000$05$47,9080$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in York, PA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$101,0273$83,6671$77,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$81,5003$131,0370$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$103,2504$91,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in York, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in York, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1257
  • Hazardous Condition: 1131
  • Service Call: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 14
Fire incident types in York, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for York, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in York, Pennsylvania:

  • Holiday Inn Arsenal Rd, 334 Arsenal Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17402 , Phone: (717) 845-5671, Fax: (717) 845-1898
  • Best Western Westgate Inn, 1415 Kenneth Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17404 , Phone: (717) 845-5671, Fax: (717) 767-6938
  • Wyndham Garden York, 2000 Loucks Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17404 , Phone: (717) 846-9500, Fax: (717) 767-1973
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2600 E Market St, York, Pennsylvania 17402 , Phone: (717) 755-1966, Fax: (717) 755-6936
  • Motel 6, 323 Arsenal Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17402 , Phone: (717) 846-6260, Fax: (717) 845-5504
  • Holiday Inn Express, 140 Leader Heights Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403 , Phone: (717) 741-1000, Fax: (717) 741-5923
  • Hampton Inn, 1550 Mt Zion Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17402 , Phone: (717) 840-1500, Fax: (717) 840-1567
  • Days Inn & Conference Center, 222 Arsenal Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17402 , Phone: (717) 843-9971, Fax: (717) 843-1806
  • 15 other hotels and motels
All 23 fire-safe hotels and motels in York, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in York, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,49081.1 years
John1,24375.4 years
William1,21476.3 years
Charles1,17575.9 years
Robert95472.9 years
George86776.7 years
Helen68980.7 years
James65872.5 years
Harry63477.8 years
Ruth63079.5 years
Most common last names in York, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith72476.2 years
Miller68177.1 years
Myers44676.3 years
Snyder27378.5 years
Williams20474.1 years
Brown19075.0 years
Spangler18878.6 years
Frey17179.2 years
Jones16974.6 years
Shaffer14377.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in York, PA
  • 82.6%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in York, PA
  • 67.4%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood


York compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

York on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 159 pilots and 88 other airmen in this city.
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