Youngsville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 17,361 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Youngsville is the 27th largest community in Louisiana. Youngsville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Youngsville, where the median household income is $101,455.00.
Youngsville real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Youngsville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Youngsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.04% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Youngsville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Youngsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Youngsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Youngsville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.09% of adults in Youngsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Youngsville in 2018 was $34,838, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,352 for a family of four.
Youngsville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Youngsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Youngsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Youngsville include French, Irish, English, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Youngsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and French.