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York, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of York is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sumter County at latitude 32.5006 and longitude -88.2914. Sumter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 171 feet.

The formal official name is the City of York, but most people and references simply refer to it as York, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for York indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of York (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for York: York Station.

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York, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,451
Population in Households 2,318
Population in Familes 1,813
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 357
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 990
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 578
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 585 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 405 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $65,625
Average Home Value $71,496


Median Household Income $18,351
Average Household Income $29,954
Per Capita Income $12,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.82% -0.72%
Households -0.77% -0.61%
Families -1.3% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


York, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares York to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 183 69th
Population Density1 # 206 65th
Diversity Index2 # 391 33rd
Median Household Income # 568 2nd
Per Capita Income # 562 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.