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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
York County is located in Maine with a population of 201,454. In York County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in York County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in York County are above average.
Population
201,454

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$233,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$926
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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York County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    93.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    50
    40.7
  • Robbery
    20.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    213.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,323.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    53.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in York County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,618
National
$55,322

York County Reviews

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York, ME is a quiet seacoast community with a strong connection to its local history. Education and preservation of local landmarks are key to all residents. Lots of opportunity for outdoor recreation.
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