Data & Demographics


The York County Economic Alliance researches and compiles data and information from federal, state and local sources. Data and demographics information is published monthly in the YCEA’s Site Selector Profile (2 MB pdf, updated July 2018)  Information and data can be powerful tools for our local businesses and businesses locating to relocate into the area. The variety of data available through the York County Economic Alliance includes population, workforce, business, education, taxes and much more.

Staff can create customized reports upon request. Fees may apply for customized reports. For more information, please contact Dawn Lenz, 717.848.4000.

For information on York County’s Occupational Wages, view the York County Wage Survey (pdf).

To learn about York County’s vast array of Industrial Parks, visit the Industrial Parks Directory .

York County Economic and Community Profile

The York County Economic and Community Profile (November 2017, 18MB pdf) provides an overview of the demographic/statistical data for York County and its many municipalities. This information is a useful tool for local businesses and businesses looking to relocate to the area.

The profile includes information on:

  • Business Climate
  • Education
  • Major Employers
  • Cost of Living
  • Real Estate
  • Taxes
  • Quality of Life

The most requested sections of the profile are available below (pdfs) for easy reference:


Data Information Request


Cost of Living Calculator

According to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index, the York MSA cost of living is below the national average. Use the ACCRA Cost of Living Calculator to make cost of living comparisons between York and other participating cities nationwide.