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York is a township in York County, in the York-Hanover metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named York. For links to other places called York, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of York is 39.874N. The longitude is -76.624W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 23,637.
Sections below provide additional information and links about York demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the York County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17313 ZIP code.
40% of York residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the York ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in York was $25,169, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of York residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in York, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $560. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,140.
York County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our York political report.
The average commute time for York workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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