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York County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2014: 13,917 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 14,598 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,227
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,700
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,982
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,637 (it was 1,740 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

33%

Land area: 576 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in York County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (51.9%), Educational, health and social services (21.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in York County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.0 years
Males: 6,793  (48.8%)
Females: 7,124  (51.2%)

York County,NE real estate house value trend

Average household size:
York County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $53,755 ($37,093 in 1999)

This county:

$53,755
Nebraska:

$54,996

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $487 (lower quartile is $404, upper quartile is $583)
This county:

$487
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $125,016 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
York:

$125,016
Nebraska:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,884 - $189,910
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,118
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $474

Institutionalized population: 491

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 57
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2012: 37 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $218,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,668 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,888 (1.6%)

York County household income distribution in 2009 York County home values distribution York County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.8%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.9% for other race residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.6%
York County:

10.6%
Nebraska:

12.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.3% for other race residents, 12.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 41 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 59 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in York County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $547 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $664 a month.

Cities in this county include: York, Henderson, McCool Junction, Bradshaw, Benedict, Gresham, Waco, Thayer, Lushton.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in York County: Briggs Feed Yard (A), Camp Kiwanis (B), Issac Walton Cabin (C), Pleasant Dale (D), Twin Lakes Camp-N-Shop (E), Thornridge Golf Course (F), Ruby Co-op Company Elevator (G), Blue River Rest Area (H), Goehner Rest Area (I), Link Library (J), Stanley A Matzke Library (K), Bartels Museum of Rocks and Minerals (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in York County include: East Fairview Church (A), Bellwood Mennonite Church (B), Saint Paul Church (C), Salem Church (D), West Fairview Church (E), West Blue Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: American Cemetery (1), Anderson Cemetery (2), Pleasant View Cemetery (3), Goldhammer Cemetery (4), Old Salem Cemetery (5), Seward Cemetery (6), Englehaupt Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Twin Lakes (A), Wehr-Ahlschwede Reservoir (B), Richert Reservoir Number 2 (C), Oak-Middle Reservoir 76-A (D), Richert Reservoir Number 1 (E), Wagner-Meyers Reservoir (F), Oak-Middle Reservoir 82-B (G), Miller-Flowerday Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Shadley Vale Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Lone Tree Creek (C), Lincoln Creek (D), Indian Creek (E), Walnut Creek (F), Plum Creek (G), North Fork Johnson Creek (H), Culver Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in York County include: Blue River State Recreation Area (1), Twin Lakes State Wildlife Management Area (2), Bur Oak State Wildlife Management Area (3), Oak Glen State Wildlife Management Area (4), North Lake Basin State Wildlife Management Area (5), North Ball Park (6), Big Blue River Historical Marker (7), Arrival Sculpture (8), Tall Grass Prairie Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Buffalo County , Clay County , Grundy County, Illinois , Hall County , Louisa County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 890
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 247 (31% naturalized citizens)

York County:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 113
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1985 to 1989: 8
  • 1980 to 1984: 14
  • 1975 to 1979: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1965 to 1969: 48
Note: State values scaled to York County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.1%

York County marital status for males York County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,817
  • One, attached: 90
  • Two: 169
  • 3 or 4: 239
  • 5 to 9: 146
  • 10 to 19: 163
  • 20 or more: 295
  • Mobile homes: 253

Housing units in York County with a mortgage: 1,854 (193 second mortgage, 123 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,388

Here:

57.2% with mortgage
State:

64.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for York County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,69717
Mainline Protestant2,99714
Catholic1,8992
None3,072-
York County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
York County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
York County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
York County:

8.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
York County:

30.4%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in York County:

Average size of farms: 573 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $260,669
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $294.59
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $221,504
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.95%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $180,841
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.30%
Corn for grain: 196068 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 141 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 96987 harvested acres
Vegetables: 53 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

York County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 1267708.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 89 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 5 people and injured 82 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

York County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.4 miles away from York County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 249.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 710.1 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 425.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from York County center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2015 to June 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4225: June 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2014 to May 13, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4179: June 17, 2014, FEMA Id: 4179, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 19, 2011 to June 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4014: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4014, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Ice Jams, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 06, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1902: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1902, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1770: June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2005 to May 12, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1590: June 23, 2005, FEMA Id: 1590, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1517: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1517, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in York County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (34%)
  • Other Northern Europe (13%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in York County (%):

  • German (52%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Swedish (5%)
  • United States or American (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Czech (2%)

York County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,538 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 760 (11%)
  • Bicycle: 31 (0%)
  • Walked: 410 (6%)
  • Other means: 48 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 418 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in York County, Nebraska in 2000:

  • 271 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 191 people in state prisons
  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in York County, Nebraska in 2010:

  • 278 people in state prisons
  • 238 people in college/university student housing
  • 153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,235.

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.66% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($21,148 average AGI)
2.01% relocated from other states ($10,668 average AGI)
York County:

2.01%
Nebraska average:

2.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lancaster County, NE  1.42% ($30,227 average AGI)
from Seward County, NE  0.45% ($35,500)
from Polk County, NE  0.40% ($25,381)
from Hall County, NE  0.34% ($31,556)
from Fillmore County, NE  0.27% ($30,071)
from Hamilton County, NE  0.23% ($33,417)
from Douglas County, NE  0.19% ($23,200)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.63% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($28,732 average AGI)
2.21% relocated to other states ($11,204 average AGI)
York County:

2.21%
Nebraska average:

2.88%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lancaster County, NE  1.53% ($29,765 average AGI)
to Seward County, NE  0.44% ($35,609)
to Fillmore County, NE  0.32% ($82,294)
to Douglas County, NE  0.30% ($91,250)
to Hamilton County, NE  0.28% ($44,333)
to Polk County, NE  0.25% ($32,000)
to Hall County, NE  0.19% ($27,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in York County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in York County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in York County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in York County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in York County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,744 (2,464 aged, 280 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 287 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in York County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (246)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (95)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (94)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (91)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (84)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (80)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)
  • Unspecified dementia (75)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (54)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (48)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.06
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,722
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,476
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,336

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,229
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 945
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,928
  • In family households: 10,756 (3,009 male householders, 699 female householders)
    3,158 spouses, 3,381 children (3,096 natural, 122 adopted, 163 stepchildren), 129 grandchildren, 47 brothers or sisters, 35 parents, 53 other relatives, 215 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,172 (855 male householders (713 living alone)), 1,001 female householders (905 living alone)), 316 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 737 (491 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,013 2-persons, 697 3-persons, 567 4-persons, 288 5-persons, 96 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,618 1-person, 195 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

2,982 married couples with children.
539 single-parent households (133 men, 406 women).

94.7% of residents of York County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 53% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $86,019,000 ($6,046 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,009,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $36,322,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,975,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,848,000
Federal grants: $7,980,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,930,000 ($4,263,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,963,000 ($727,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $546,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,379,000
Federal Government insurance: $81,396,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 927
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 737
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +104
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -479
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in York County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.66 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 230
  • 2000 to 2009: 215
  • 1990 to 1999: 547
  • 1980 to 1989: 630
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,257
  • 1960 to 1969: 793
  • 1950 to 1959: 444
  • 1940 to 1949: 292
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,941
Note: State values scaled to York population
Rooms in houses/apartments in York County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to York County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 55
  • 4 rooms: 231
  • 5 rooms: 767
  • 6 rooms: 655
  • 7 rooms: 697
  • 8 rooms: 625
  • 9+ rooms: 927
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 180
  • 3 rooms: 305
  • 4 rooms: 474
  • 5 rooms: 262
  • 6 rooms: 200
  • 7 rooms: 138
  • 8 rooms: 61
  • 9+ rooms: 114
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in York County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to York County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 67
  • 2 bedrooms: 961
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,651
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,010
  • 5+ bedrooms: 293
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 463
  • 2 bedrooms: 702
  • 3 bedrooms: 378
  • 4 bedrooms: 127
  • 5+ bedrooms: 57
Cars and other vehicles available in York County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to York County population
  • no vehicle: 68
  • 1 vehicle: 935
  • 2 vehicles: 1,770
  • 3 vehicles: 828
  • 4 vehicles: 260
  • 5+ vehicles: 121
  • no vehicle: 235
  • 1 vehicle: 805
  • 2 vehicles: 492
  • 3 vehicles: 141
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5+ vehicles: 30

60% of York County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Nebraska.

York County:

59.9%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,986
  • Northeast: 122
  • Midwest: 1,756
  • South: 605
  • West: 842

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $39,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in York County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.8%)
  • Electricity (23.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (44.3%)
  • Electricity (40.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 240
Here:

14.0%
Nebraska:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 530
Here:

63.4%
Nebraska:

20.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

York County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,053,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $68,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,938,000
    General - Other: $1,022,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $650,000
    Police Protection: $645,000
    Correctional Institutions: $456,000
    Financial Administration: $412,000
    Central Staff Services: $359,000
    Health - Other: $290,000
    General Public Buildings: $156,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $144,000
    Parks and Recreation: $133,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $119,000
    Corrections - Other: $13,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $476,000
    Police Protection: $55,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
    Financial Administration: $18,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,233,000

York County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,345,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $453,000
    Highways: $83,000
    General Local Government Support: $68,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,558,000
    All Other: $203,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $227,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $176,000
    All Other: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,921,000
    Death and Gift: $337,000

York County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000

York County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,670,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 154
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 144
  • Number of recipients under 18: 22
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 113
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 19
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 72
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 68
York County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

York County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in York County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12478.7 years
William9080.5 years
Mary8484.0 years
Anna8286.7 years
Henry7381.0 years
Helen6982.6 years
George6279.9 years
Robert5675.5 years
Ruth5582.5 years
Walter5480.8 years
Most common last names in York County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Friesen11379.5 years
Smith5377.4 years
Epp4879.9 years
Peters4778.4 years
Johnson4279.7 years
Miller3978.7 years
Naber3076.4 years
Peterson2975.6 years
Buller2780.5 years
Ratzlaff2575.7 years
Businesses in York County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Comfort Inn1Subway4
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
Goodwill3U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1