York County is located in southernmost Maine. The County Seat is Alfred and the largest city is Biddeford. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.yorkcountyme.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 200,710 and the 2010 census population was 197,134. The land area is 990.71 square miles and there are 199 persons per square mile.
96.3% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 91.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $227,800, there are 81,293 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $29,125, the median household income is $57,348, and 9.5% of the persons in York County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 23,144. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,291,378, and sales per capita were $11,389. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27%.
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