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The City of York had a population of 2,416 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for York: York Station.

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York, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,416
Daytime Population: Workers 866
Daytime Population: Residents 1,580
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,446
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 2,277
Population in Familes 1,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 352
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $22,303
Average Household Income $35,719
Per Capita Income $15,729


Total Housing Units 1,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 545 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 432 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 271 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $77,304
Average Home Value $95,826


Total Households 977
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 562
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.68% -0.98%
Households -0.63% -0.94%
Families -1.15% -1.13%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   1.07%

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, 2017 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 # 184 68th
Population Density # 205 65th
Diversity Index # 357 39th
Median Household Income # 572 2nd
Per Capita Income # 547 6th

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