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York, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of York is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Benson County at latitude 48.3131 and longitude -99.5736. Benson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,611 feet.

The formal official name is the City of York, but most people and references simply refer to it as York, North Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for York indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of York (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for York: Willsons Siding.

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York, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 26
Population in Households 26
Population in Familes 21
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 111
Diversity Index2 0


Total Households 13
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 8
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (40.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (48.0%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $86,111


Median Household Income $43,660
Average Household Income $49,295
Per Capita Income $24,951
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.93% 2.9%
Households 4.01% 1.49%
Families 3.19% 2.38%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


York, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares York to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 362 11th
Population Density1 # 318 21st
Diversity Index2 # 384 3rd
Median Household Income # 318 21st
Per Capita Income # 361 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.