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York County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the York-Hanover metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 401,613. This was an increase of  5.20% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$45,268
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our York County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in York County was $28,810. This was an increase of 14.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 93% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: York
Pennsylvania had welcomed Europeans of diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds. However, when tensions grew between English- and German-speaking immigrants in the 1700s, the colony told its agents to avoid selling land to Scotch-Irish in Lancaster and York counties.

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39% of York County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the York County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in York County include Bowser Cemetery, Bucher Cemetery, Catholic Cemeteries, Chanceford Cemetery, Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Christ Cemetery, Codorus Cemetery, Coopers Cemetery, Dallastown Union Cemetery, Dietz Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in York County include Andersontown, Carroll, Chanceford, Codorus, Conewago, Cross Roads, Dallastown, Delta, Dillsburg, Dover ... View communities

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Colleges in York County include Penn State York, York College of Pennsylvania ... View colleges

School districts in York County include Central York SD, Dallastown Area SD, Dover Area SD, Eastern York SD, Hanover Public SD, Northeastern York SD, Northern York County SD, Red Lion Area SD, South Eastern SD, South Western SD ... View school districts

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Libraries in York County include A Hufnagel Glen Rock Library, Collinsville Community Library, Dillsburg Area Public Library, Dover Area Community Library, Glatfelter Memorial Library, Hanover Public Library, Kaltreider-Benfer Library, Kreutz Creek Valley Library Center, Martin Memorial Library, Mason Dixon Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in York County include Evening Sun, York Daily Record, York Dispatch ... View newspapers

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York County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our York County political report.

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Hotels in York County include Best Western, Comfort Inn Corporate Gateway, Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Days Inn Conference Center, Four Points by Sheraton York, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Arsonal Road, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Holiday Inn Express York, Howard Johnson Inn ... More hotels

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