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York, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The City of York had a population of 2,574 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for York is located at latitude 32.5006 and longitude -88.2914 in Sumter County. 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. Sumter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 171 feet.

The City of York (GNIS ID: 2405800) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of York is located within York Division of Sumter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with York population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for York: York Station.

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York, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,574
Population in Households 2,432
Population in Familes 1,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density1 375
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 1,030
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 599
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 620 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 410 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $73,409
Average Home Value $90,403


Median Household Income $22,460
Average Household Income $35,468
Per Capita Income $15,436
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% -0.11%
Households 0.11% -0.08%
Families -0.32% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 181 69th
Population Density1 # 198 66th
Diversity Index2 # 358 38th
Median Household Income # 567 2nd
Per Capita Income # 542 7th

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