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York County
  • County in South Carolina

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Housing
    grade A minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade C+

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York County is located in South Carolina with a population of 273,887. York County is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. In York County, most residents own their homes. In York County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in York County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in York County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$218,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,011
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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York County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    364.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    58.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    104.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    425
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,986.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    155.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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