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Yorktown, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Yorktown CDP(1) had a population of 231 as of July 1, 2022. Yorktown ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Yorktown is located at latitude 37.2388 and longitude -76.5097 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Yorktown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Yorktown Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Yorktown, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 231 (100%)
Population in Households 122 (52.8%)
Population in Families 85 (36.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 109 (47.2%)
Population Density 366
Diversity Index2 69


Median Household Income $89,463
Average Household Income $157,380
% of Income for Mortgage4 33%
Per Capita Income $31,985
Wealth Index5 201


Total HU (Housing Units) 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $562,500
Average Home Value $614,855
Housing Affordability Index3 77


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 1.12
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 2.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 1.99% -0.09%
Households -0.80% -0.18%
Families   -0.35%
Median Household Income   4.00%
Per Capita Income   3.32%
Owner Occupied HU   0.30%

Yorktown, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yorktown to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 568 15th
Population Density # 441 35th
Median Household Income # 173 74th
Housing Affordability Index # 83 12th
Per Capita Income # 389 42nd
Diversity Index # 121 82nd

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