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York

The City of York, a city of around 8,000 population, offers all of the character of a small town with the advantages of a more populated city.  Strategically located at the intersection of Highway 81, and Interstate 80. York provides numerous amenities found only in larger more metropolitan cities, cutting edge health care technologies and facilities, a vibrant hospitality industry ready to serve the needs of visitors and residents alike, progressive educational institutions including a four-year college and a full range of support services for families and businesses. Transportation, manufacturing, agricultures and service companies all call York home. 

Demographics

Total Population

8,051

Households

3,339

Median Age

40

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

3,339

Owner Occupied

2,077

Renter Occupied

1,262

Vacant

440

Median Home Value

$117,364


Average Home Value

$148,665

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2016

$47,685

2021

$54,979

Average Household

2016

$65,754

2021

$71,549

Per Capita

2016

$27,266

2021

$29,518

Cost of living

91.80%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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Commute

Average Commute Time

11 min.

Drive Alone

3,456

Carpooled

367

Public

4

Work At Home

127

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

4,267

Graduates

High School

1,563

Associates

664

Bacehlor's

977

Graduate

450

Total Employed

7,724

Total Businesses

617

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

6

Employed

16

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

5

Employed

161

Construction

Businesses

40

Employed

270

Manufacturing

Businesses

19

Employed

718

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

21

Employed

301

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Nebraska is home to five Fortune 500 Companies

  • Berkshire Hathaway
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Union Pacific
  • Peter Kiewit Sons'
  • Mutual of Omaha

York County is the home of sensational public schools and higher education opportunities.

The county offers 9 different K-12 institutions – all following the Career Pathway mode – and both York College and Southeast Community College's York Regional Learning Center for those pursuing higher education.

Nebraska ... the Good Life

York County, Nebraska is a progressive community strategically located at the intersection of US Hwy 81 and Interstate 80, two of America's most traveled roadways, and is less than 40 minutes from Lincoln, Nebraska's capital city.

Affordable Power

NPPD Industrial energy rates are 11% below national rates based on 2012 Energy Information Administration data. This does not take into account the fact that NPPD had no rate increase in 2014.

Parks, recreational activities, programs and special events for every walk of life

Residents and visitors in York County can enjoy a wide variety of recreational opportunities like sports, dining, nature walks, literature and history, shopping, movies, and the theater. Just to name a few!