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 $96,415.00.
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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Youngsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Youngsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Youngsville who work in management occupations (15.04%), office and administrative support (12.13%), and sales jobs (11.07%).
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 education level of Youngsville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.40% of adults in Youngsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Youngsville in 2010 was $39,938, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,752 for a family of four.
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 Acadian/Cajun, German, French Canadian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Youngsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.