The 2020 Census numbers are out | How York County, SC Stacks Up
In August, the US Census Bureau released the redistricting files from the 2020 Decennial Census, which includes county level population. Their data confirms that York County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state and local metro region.
York County added over 56,000 residents in the past decade to reach 282,090 citizens in 2020, making us the fourth fastest growing population in South Carolina, growing at a rate of 24.8% over the past ten years. In terms of actual population, York continues to rank as the seventh most populous county in South Carolina.
York County is the third fastest growing population in the Charlotte MSA, following Cabarrus and Lancaster counties. In terms of actual population, York continues to rank as the second most populous county in the eleven county metro, second only to Mecklenburg County.
In national terms, York County ranks in the top 2% of fastest growing counties in the nation coming in at #69 out of 3,222 counties.
In national terms, York County ranks in the top 10% of most populous counties in the nation, coming in at 250 out of 3,222 counties.View more news