York is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 7,864 people and two constituent neighborhoods, York is the 20th largest community in Nebraska.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, York is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, York is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in York who work in office and administrative support (15.05%), management occupations (10.22%), and teaching (8.52%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of York spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.83 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, York is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.45% of adults in York have a college degree.
The per capita income in York in 2010 was $25,266, which is upper middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,064 for a family of four. However, York contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call York home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of York residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in York include Irish, English, Swedish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in York is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.