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Where to Retire in York SC and Home Prices

Due to York's location in South Carolina, which is just 25 miles from Charlotte, North Carolina, it has seen growth and is becoming popular with retirees. There is a new, large master-planned community being developed here, which may have helped the median home price in York to rise over 12% during the past year. Zillow reports the median home value to be $323,590 in early 2023.

What Is Special about York SC

York is the County seat and home to the Historical Center of York County and the Southern Revolutionary War Institute, both housed in the historic McCelvey Center. York also has parks with recreational programs, orchards, and a quaint downtown.

What Is Not Special about York SC

The crime rate here is higher than the national average, and summers can be humid.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature in York is 42 degrees, with July's average temperature at 79 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are several restaurants in York and the nearby area. The McCelvey Center provides an annual performing arts series in the 500-seat Lowry Family Theater. The Historical Center of York County and the Southern Revolutionary War Institute are also located in the McCelvey Center. Nearby Charlotte offers many cultural events and restaurant choices.


The crime rate here is above the national average.

Medical Facilities

Piedmont Medical Center is the nearest hospital, in Rock Hill about 15 miles away, and Charlotte offers medical facilities of all kinds.


York has a nice walkable downtown, and much of the area is bikeable. The nearest airport is in Charlotte, NC, about 25 miles away.

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