Youngstown, OH


Youngstown profile

Living in Youngstown

Youngstown is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 64,312 people and 50 constituent neighborhoods, Youngstown is the ninth largest community in Ohio.

Youngstown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Youngstown is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Youngstown who work in office and administrative support (12.75%), sales jobs (11.70%), and food service (9.23%).

A lot of people in Youngstown take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Youngstown, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.

In Youngstown, just 12.04% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Youngstown in 2010 was $15,713, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,852 for a family of four. Youngstown also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.05% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Youngstown is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Youngstown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Youngstown include Irish, Italian, African, and Slovak.

The most common language spoken in Youngstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.