Youngstown is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,921 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Youngstown is the 576th largest community in New York.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Youngstown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Youngstown is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Youngstown who work in office and administrative support (13.21%), sales jobs (12.62%), and food service (8.61%).
In addition, Youngstown is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Youngstown 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, Youngstown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Youngstown 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.
Youngstown is a very car-oriented village. 0.97% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Youngstown is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Youngstown has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Youngstown is a small village, 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 Youngstown citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.81% of adults in Youngstown have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Youngstown in 2010 was $32,631, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,524 for a family of four. However, Youngstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Youngstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Youngstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Youngstown include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Youngstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.