York, SC

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Population

8,001

0.15% growth

Median Age

35


Median Household Income

$35,896

13.2% decline

Poverty Rate

25.5%


Number of Employees

3,320

7.11% decline

Median Property Value

$132,400

2.56% growth

About

In 2017, York, SC had a population of 8k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $35,896. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of York, SC grew from 7,989 to 8,001, a 0.15% increase and its median household income declined from $41,341 to $35,896, a -132% decrease.

The population of York, SC is 59.9% White Alone, 34.4% Black or African American Alone, and 3.15% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in York, SC speak a non-English language, and 95.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in York, SC is $132,400, and the homeownership rate is 53.6%. Most people in York, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in York, SC is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of York, SC employs 3.32k people. The largest industries in York, SC are Manufacturing (507 people), Retail Trade (445 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (385 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,750), Transportation & Warehousing ($52,353), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,936).

Median household income in York, SC is $35,896. Males in York, SC have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,985. The income inequality in York, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,896

2017 value

± $6,484

-132%

1 Year Growth

± 30.5%

Households in York, SC have a median annual income of $35,896, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,341 in 2016, which represents a -132% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,080

Average Male Salary

± $1,419

$40,985

Average Female Salary

± $1,018

In 2017, full-time male employees in South Carolina made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $49,597 ± $53,271

  2. Asian

    $47,877 ± $7,789

  3. White

    $47,332 ± $1,044

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Carolina workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for York, SC is from South Carolina.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.456

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in South Carolina was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.695% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for South Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in South Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 615.02

  2. Census Tract 616.02

  3. Census Tract 615.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in York, SC was Census Tract 615.02 with a value of $50,428, followed by Census Tract 616.02 and Census Tract 615.01, with respective values of $43,016 and $40,890.

The following map shows all of the places in York, SC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in York, SC (2.01k out of 7.86k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    1,085 ± 264

  2. White

    754 ± 255

  3. Hispanic

    109 ± 122

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in York, SC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.32k

2017 Value

± 467

-7.11%

1 Year decline

± 22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in York, SC declined at a rate of -7.11%, from 3.57k employees to 3.32k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in York, SC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (557 people), Production Occupations (304 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (285 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of York, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of York, SC, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (557 people), Production Occupations (304 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (285 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, York, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.17 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.95 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of York, SC, by median earnings, are Transportation Occupations ($60,197), Management Occupations ($53,659), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($50,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.32k

2017 Value

± 467

-7.11%

1 Year decline

± 22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in York, SC declined at a rate of -7.11%, from 3.57k employees to 3.32k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in York, SC, are Manufacturing (507 people), Retail Trade (445 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (385 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of York, SC, though some of these residents may live in York, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in York, SC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (507 people), Retail Trade (445 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (385 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, York, SC has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.09 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.65 times), and Manufacturing (1.51 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in York, SC, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,750), Transportation & Warehousing ($52,353), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,936).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $15.9B

  2. $15.2B

  3. $11.7B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Plastics/rubber with $15.9B, followed by Machinery ($15.2B) and Mixed freight ($11.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$163B

2015 Value

$244B

Projected 2045 Value

49.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Carolina trade was $163B. This is expected to increase 49.4% to $244B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $22.2B

  2. $13.4B

  3. $5.71B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $22.2B, followed by Georgia with $13.4B and Tennessee and $5.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

87.3% of the population of York, SC has health coverage, with 40.7% on employee plans, 21.9% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0.319% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of York, SC was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in York, SC see 1483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,483 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1,488 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,311

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,235

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,491

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,298

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.7%

Uninsured

40.7%

Employer Coverage

21.9%

Medicaid

11.6%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

0.319%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in York, SC declined by 4.39% from 13.3% to 12.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in York, SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 20.1% prevalence

  2. 19.6% prevalence

  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 20.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

York, SC is home to a population of 8k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.22% of York, SC residents were born outside of the country (418 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of York, SC is composed of 4.79k White Alone residents (59.9%), 2.75k Black or African American Alone residents (34.4%), 252 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.15%), 168 Two or More Races residents (2.1%), 15 Asian Alone residents (0.187%), 15 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.187%), 9 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.112%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in York, SC are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 5

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in York, SC was 35. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in York, SC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all York, SC residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.22%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

418 people

6.96%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

556 people

As of 2017, 5.22% of York, SC residents (418 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in York, SC was 6.96%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    68,828 ± 6,396 people

  2. India

    11,778 ± 2,661 people

  3. Philippines

    9,880 ± 2,438 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 68,828 South Carolina residents, followed by India with 11,778 and Philippines with 9,880.

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Citizenship

95.1%

2017 Citizenship

94.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.1% of York, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in York, SC was 94.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.79k ± 553

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.75k ± 558

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    252 ± 212

In 2017, there were 1.74 times more White Alone residents (4.79k people) in York, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.75k Black or African American Alone and 252 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in York, SC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of York, SC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in York, SC was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of York, SC are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    187 ± 101

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    67 ± 62

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    61 ± 46

York, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in York, SC was $132,400 in 2017, which is 0.608 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $129,100 to $132,400, a 2.56% increase. The homeownership rate in York, SC is 53.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in York, SC have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in York, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$35,896

Median Household Income

± $6,484

3.06k

Number of Households

± 411

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.06k households in York, SC declined from $35,896 from the previous year's value of $41,341.

The following chart displays the households in York, SC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$132,400

2017 Median

± $9,786

$129,100

2016 Median

± $12,050

In 2017, the median property value in York, SC grew to to $132,400 from the previous year's value of $129,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in York, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In York, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in York, SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In York, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.6%

2017 Homeownership

53.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.6% of the housing units in York, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 53.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in York, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in York, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in York, SC have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in York, SC have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.718% of the workforce in York, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.5%

  2. Carpooled

    22.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.2%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in York, SC was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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