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York County, Maine

45 Kennebunk Rd PO Box 399
Alfred, ME 04002
Phone: (207) 324-1571
Fax: (207) 324-9494
www.co.york.me.us

At southwestern tip of ME along Atlantic coast and NH border, southwest of Portland; original county (formerly Yorkshire County, MA), organized Nov 20, 1652 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For James, Duke of York and Albany (1633-1701), later James II of England

Area (sq mi):: 1271.34 (land 990.92; water 280.43) Population per square mile: 204.20
Population 2005: 202,315 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 8.30%; 1990-2000 13.50% Population 2000: 186,742 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,225; median household $43,630; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,556-$29,584
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 25.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Biddeford (21,842)
  • Saco (18,090)

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    York County, Nebraska

    510 Lincoln Ave
    York, NE 68467
    Phone: (402) 362-7759
    Fax: (402) 362-7558
    www.yorkcounty.ne.gov

    In south-central NE, west of Lincoln; original county; boundaries defined Mar 13, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Either for York, England, named by Alfred D. Jones. Or for York County, PA, former home of early settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 576.02 (land 575.66; water 0.36) Population per square mile: 25.00
    Population 2005: 14,397 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 1.20% Population 2000: 14,598 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $17,670; median household $37,093; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,429-$29,783
    Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 13.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    York County, Pennsylvania

    45 N George St
    York, PA 17401
    Phone: (717) 771-9612
    Fax: (717) 771-9096
    www.york-county.org

    On southeastern border of PA, south of Harrisburg; organized Aug 19, 1749 from Lancaster County. Name Origin: For York and Yorkshire, England, and for James, Duke of York and Albany (1633-1701), later James II, king of England. Name perhaps suggested by its proximity to Lancaster County; the houses of York and Lancaster are linked in English history

    Area (sq mi):: 910.25 (land 904.45; water 5.80) Population per square mile: 452.00
    Population 2005: 408,801 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 12.40% Population 2000: 381,751 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.00%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.80
    Income 2000: per capita $21,086; median household $45,268; Population below poverty level: 6.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,788-$29,181
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • York County seat (40,043)
  • Hanover (14,916)

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    York County, South Carolina

    2 S Congress St PO Box 649
    York, SC 29745
    Phone: (803) 684-8507
    Fax: (803) 684-8575
    www.yorkcountygov.com

    On central northern border of SC, north of Columbia; organized 1798 from Camden District. Name Origin: For York, PA, former home of many early settlers. Formerly called New Acquisition.

    Area (sq mi):: 695.72 (land 682.45; water 13.27) Population per square mile: 278.60
    Population 2005: 190,097 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 15.50%; 1990-2000 25.20% Population 2000: 164,614 (White 76.40%; Black or African American 19.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 34.90
    Income 2000: per capita $20,536; median household $44,539; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,942-$27,407
    Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Rock Hill (57,902)

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    York County, Virginia

    300 Ballard St PO Box 316
    Yorktown, VA 23690
    Phone: (757) 890-3450
    Fax: (757) 890-3459
    www.co.york.va.us

    On the southeastern coast of VA, on the west bank of the York River; original county; organized as Charles River Shire 1634; name changed 1642. Name Origin: Renamed York for Charles (1600-49), Duke of York, later King Charles I; this to avoid confusion of the original name, Charles River, with Charles City (County)

    Area (sq mi):: 215.52 (land 105.65; water 109.87) Population per square mile: 584.60
    Population 2005: 61,758 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 9.70%; 1990-2000 32.70% Population 2000: 56,297 (White 78.50%; Black or African American 13.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 3.20%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 5.20%. Median age: 36.50
    Income 2000: per capita $24,560; median household $57,956; Population below poverty level: 3.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,709-$33,139
    Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 76.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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