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York,PA index of house prices

Total population: 43,865 (Urban population: 40,889, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 19,463 (16,441 occupied: 6,719 owner occupied, 9,309 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

58%
State:

31%

Housing density: 3,740 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $49,715.

Median contract rent in 2016: $372 (lower quartile is $284, upper quartile is $447)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $711


Median gross rent in York, PA in 2016: $439

Housing units in York with a mortgage: 4,470 (122 second mortgage, 358 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,244

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $55,358

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,170

Median monthly housing costs: $821


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York, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $77,773 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
York:

$77,773
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,644 - $103,872

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $115,104
Here:

$115,104
State:

$238,147

Townhouses or other attached units: $81,844
Here:

$81,844
State:

$174,860

In 2-unit structures: $203,071
Here:

$203,071
State:

$160,838

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $218,194
Here:

$218,194
State:

$215,517

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $772,616
Here:

$772,616
State:

$261,606
Median year house/condo built: 1940

Median year apartment built: 1934

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,160
  • In family households: 33,392 (3,412 male householders, 6,073 female householders)
    4,061 spouses, 14,545 children (13,964 natural, 252 adopted, 292 stepchildren), 1,365 grandchildren, 652 brothers or sisters, 469 parents, 986 other relatives, 2,048 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,637 (3,632 male householders (2,611 living alone)), 3,531 female householders (2,924 living alone)), 2,506 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,251

Size of family households: 3,145 2-persons, 2,262 3-persons, 1,890 4-persons, 1,147 5-persons, 568 6-persons, 393 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,553 1-person, 1,228 2-persons, 283 3-persons, 132 4-persons, 16 6-persons.

3,107 married couples with children.
7,865 single-parent households (1,422 men, 6,443 women).

74.9% of residents of York speak English at home.
23.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 3,323 (7.5%)
(37.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in York, Pennsylvania:

  • 12no bedroom
  • 1621 bedroom
  • 1,1212 bedrooms
  • 3,3593 bedrooms
  • 1,0764 bedrooms
  • 8145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to York population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in York, Pennsylvania:

  • 493no bedroom
  • 2,6731 bedroom
  • 1,9542 bedrooms
  • 2,3943 bedrooms
  • 9554 bedrooms
  • 1,0235+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to York population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in York in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 326no vehicle
  • 2,8081 vehicle
  • 2,5902 vehicles
  • 8223 vehicles
  • 1774 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to York population

Cars and other vehicles available in York in renter-occupied apartments

  • 3,197no vehicle
  • 4,3031 vehicle
  • 1,3932 vehicles
  • 1963 vehicles
  • 1244 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to York population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in York, Pennsylvania:

  • 131 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 4314 rooms
  • 8125 rooms
  • 1,9236 rooms
  • 1,4177 rooms
  • 1,0678 rooms
  • 9679+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to York population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in York, Pennsylvania:

  • 4001 room
  • 8302 rooms
  • 1,4113 rooms
  • 1,4454 rooms
  • 1,8605 rooms
  • 1,1506 rooms
  • 1,1127 rooms
  • 9788 rooms
  • 3339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to York population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • York, PA household income distribution

  • York, PA household income distribution
  • 2,404Less than $10,000
  • 1,379$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,343$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,320$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,268$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,087$30,000 to $34,999
  • 728$35,000 to $39,999
  • 682$40,000 to $44,999
  • 700$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,135$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,582$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,133$75,000 to $99,999
  • 483$100,000 to $124,999
  • 167$125,000 to $149,999
  • 248$150,000 to $199,999
  • 105$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in York, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in York, PA
  • 29Less than $10,000
  • 42$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 158$20,000 to $24,999
  • 167$25,000 to $29,999
  • 137$30,000 to $34,999
  • 276$35,000 to $39,999
  • 235$40,000 to $49,999
  • 474$50,000 to $59,999
  • 855$60,000 to $69,999
  • 821$70,000 to $79,999
  • 551$80,000 to $89,999
  • 542$90,000 to $99,999
  • 852$100,000 to $124,999
  • 320$125,000 to $149,999
  • 203$150,000 to $174,999
  • 60$175,000 to $199,999
  • 142$200,000 to $249,999
  • 97$250,000 to $299,999
  • 43$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$750,000 to $999,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in York, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in York, PA
  • 7Less than $100
  • 47$100 to $149
  • 272$150 to $199
  • 413$200 to $249
  • 161$250 to $299
  • 285$300 to $349
  • 329$350 to $399
  • 459$400 to $449
  • 860$450 to $499
  • 886$500 to $549
  • 873$550 to $599
  • 746$600 to $649
  • 649$650 to $699
  • 717$700 to $749
  • 700$750 to $799
  • 731$800 to $899
  • 296$900 to $999
  • 178$1,000 to $1,249
  • 89$1,250 to $1,499
  • 102$1,500 to $1,999
  • 25$2,000 to $2,499
  • 170No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5632010 or later
  • 9802000 to 2009
  • 9851990 to 1999
  • 4431980 to 1989
  • 1911970 to 1979
  • 143Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to York population
York commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 330
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,177
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,788
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,782
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,012
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 655
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,285
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 315
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 294
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,151
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 873
  • 90 or more minutes: 329
York, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.4%
Number of people working at home: 345 (2.1% of all workers)

York mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 26,448 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 1,793 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 486 (2%)
  • Taxi: 165 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 67 (0%)
  • Walked: 635 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 345 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3,197
 American: 1,060
 Irish: 577
 Italian: 438
 English: 385
 African: 235
 Haitian: 205
 European: 151
 Polish: 142
 Guyanese: 115
 Pennsylvania German: 104
 Greek: 51
 Dutch: 50
 British: 44
 Welsh: 44
 Czechoslovakian: 42
 Scotch-Irish: 41
 French (except Basque): 35
 Russian: 35
 Ghanaian: 35
 Scottish: 30
 Ukrainian: 29
 West Indian: 27
 Jamaican: 25
 Slavic: 18
 Lebanese: 17
 Swiss: 17
 Nigerian: 16
 French Canadian: 14
 Hungarian: 12
 Czech: 11
 South African: 10
 Swedish: 9
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 8
 Barbadian: 7
 Scandinavian: 6
 Danish: 6
 Austrian: 5
 Moroccan: 4
 Lithuanian: 3

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

  • 38%Mexico
  • 29%Dominican Republic
  • 5%Ghana
  • 4%Haiti
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 3%Peru
  • 3%Guyana

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

  • This state: 25,766
  • Other state: 11,731
  • Northeast: 4,016
  • Midwest: 733
  • South: 6,420
  • West: 399

73% of York residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 36% lived in Pennsylvania.

York:

72.5%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 246
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 170
  • 5th and 6th grade: 76
  • 7th and 8th grade: 307
  • 9th grade: 362
  • 10th grade: 524
  • 11th grade: 418
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 342
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,073
  • Less than 1 year of college: 458
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,074
  • Associate degree: 823
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,179
  • Master's degree: 236
  • Professional school degree: 51
  • Doctorate degree: 77

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 113
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 135
  • 5th and 6th grade: 244
  • 7th and 8th grade: 306
  • 9th grade: 389
  • 10th grade: 638
  • 11th grade: 519
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 248
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,406
  • Less than 1 year of college: 425
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,630
  • Associate degree: 1,492
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,128
  • Master's degree: 461
  • Professional school degree: 50
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 33.6%Males
  • 0.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 24.4%Males
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.6%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 13.9%Males
  • 12.3%Females
York marital status for males
York marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,741
  • One, attached: 8,179
  • Two: 2,271
  • 3 or 4: 1,801
  • 5 to 9: 956
  • 10 to 19: 401
  • 20 to 49: 405
  • 50 or more: 848
  • Mobile homes: 55

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,774

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in York:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in York
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.9%)
  • Electricity (8.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (69.3%)
  • Electricity (24.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 705
Here:

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 454
Here:

17.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,048
Here:

49.1%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)