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York is a city in York County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after city in England, and after York, PA

The latitude of York is 40.868N. The longitude is -97.591W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,601 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,873.


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Median household income
Local
$36,069
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our York demographic reports
York is on Beaver Creek, a branch of the Big Blue River
Founded by the South Platte Land Company in 1869
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Yorkfest - Sept 7-9, 2007
  • York County Fair - Aug 1-5, 2007
  • October Czechfest - Oct. 8, 2007
  • Songfest - April 5-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check York web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Beaver Creek Park
Historic routes: On the Nebraska City cutoff of the Oregon Trail
Historic sites and museums: Anna Bemis Palmer Museum
Colleges and universities: York College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

40% of York residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the York ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in York was $17,813, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of York residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in York, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $365.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.


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Libraries in York include Kilgore Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in York include York News-Times

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

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The average commute time for York workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in York include 1st Inn Gold York, Best Western Palmer Inn, Days Inn York, Holiday Inn, Quality Inn, Super 8, York Comfort Inn.

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