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. 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 $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%).
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.
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.