Information about York

Population
202,821
Avg Annual Income
£43,450
Full Time Employees
27.19%
Average Age
41.43
York Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of York is 202,821 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in York is 105,298, and the female population is 97,523. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 176,963, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 9,297. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned No religion (93,577), followed by Christian (89,019), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (46,025), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (27,910). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the York area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (55,154), while 38,636 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 66,749 adults have Level 3 education, while 19,552 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the York area are

  • Professional occupations (23463)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (12626), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (11603)

Age

The average age of people living in York is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 15 to 24 (35570), Below 14 (28838), and Between 25 to 34 (25845). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in York has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (34,324) followed by Full-time students (26,694), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (25,340). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Population of York over the years

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Postcodes in York

The postcode district YO are associated with the York, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The York has a total of 10919 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of York
NameType
AreaYork
Ward

Acomb

Bishopthorpe

Clifton

Copmanthorpe

Dringhouses & Woodthorpe

Fishergate

Fulford & Heslington

Guildhall

Haxby & Wigginton

Heworth

Heworth Without

Holgate

Hull Road

Huntington & New Earswick

Micklegate

Osbaldwick & Derwent

Rawcliffe & Clifton Without

Rural West York

Strensall

Westfield

Wheldrake

LTLA22
UTLA22York
RegionYorkshire and The Humber
CountryEngland