Youngsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 11,961 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Youngsville is the 61st largest community in Louisiana. Much of the housing stock in Youngsville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Youngsville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Youngsville, where the median household income is $97,043.00.
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.
Youngsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Youngsville is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Youngsville who work in management occupations (16.76%), office and administrative support (11.51%), and sales jobs (9.36%).
Because of many things, Youngsville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Youngsville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Youngsville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Youngsville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Youngsville is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.91% of adults in Youngsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Youngsville in 2010 was $40,374, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,496 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 German, Acadian/Cajun, French Canadian, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Youngsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.