York

The northern-most county in the SC I-77 Alliance region, York County offers residents and business a number of advantages. Residents will enjoy a terrific quality of life including a wonderful climate offering year-round access to the great outdoors. Businesses will benefit from a pro-business government at both the local and state levels and incredibly easy access to core of the Charlotte metropolitan area and Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

If you’re interested in what it’s like to live or do business in York County, please visit one of the following links:

York County Economic Development

York County Government

York County Regional Chamber of Commerce

York County Convention and Visitors Bureau


Population Growth

 POP 2013Est. POP 2018% Growth ('13-'18)
York County 239,363 246,090 2.8%


Per Capita Income Growth (2000 - 2013)

 PCI (2000)PCI (2013)% Growth ('00-'13)
York County $26,715 $35,649 33.44%


Labor Force & Educational Attainment

 Labor ForceHigh School Graduate4-year degree or higher
York County 112,240 86% 28%


Retail Sales

 Retail Sales
York County $5,028,362,061


Employment Facts By Industry Sector

Industry Sector# of Workers% EmploymentAvg Weekly Wage
Ag, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
339 0.5% $569
Mining, Quarrying, Oil & Gas Extraction
30 0.0% $1,036
Construction
2,789 4.3% $883
Manufacturing
10,513 16.1% $1,094
Wholesale Trade
3,635 5.6% $1,181
Retail Trade
10,730 16.4% $496
Transportation and Warehousing
1,407 2.2% $764
Information
1,406 2.1% $2,391
Finance and Insurance
4,822 7.4% $924
Real Estate, and Rental and Leasing
922 1.4% $1,071
Professional and Technical Services
2,361 3.6% $1,250
Mgmt of Companies and Enterprises
89 0.1% $1,302
Administrative and Waste Services
6,366 9.7% $578
Educational Services
470 0.7% $427
Health Care and Social Assistance
8,396 12.8% $849
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
1,475 2.3% $283
Accommodation and Food Service
7,827 12.0% $272
Other Services except Public Admin
1,830 2.8% $551


Major Employers - Private

Company Name# of EmployeesIndustry
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
2000+ Financial Services
Ross Distribution
1500+ Distribution
Duke Power
1000+ Energy
Citi Financial
750+ Financial Services
Schaeffler Group USA
750+ Engine Components
US Foodservice
750+ Distribution
Resolute Forest Products
500+ Paper and Pulp
Shutterfly
500+ Photofinishing Laboratory
Metrolina Greenhouses
500+ Plant Nursery