York County - Demographic Facts

  • Population growth in York County has been faster than the statewide average.
  • The population is younger than the average.
  • Educational attainment is similar to the statewide average.
  • Most income measures are higher and poverty rates are lower than statewide averages.
  • Population density:  135 people per square mile
  • Largest Communities (population): Sanford: (21,987), Biddeford (21,594), Saco (18,164)
  • Population born outside U.S.: 2.8%
  • Median age: 41 years
  • Average household size: 2.31
  • Population age 25+ with:
  • High school diploma - 89.6%
  • Bachelor's or higher degree - 24.3%
  • Average work commute: 21 minutes