Youngstown is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 60,068 people and 53 constituent neighborhoods, Youngstown is the 11th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities, Youngstown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Youngstown are a mix of both white- and blue-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 sales jobs (11.35%), office and administrative support (10.45%), and healthcare suport services (8.67%).
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 terms of college education, the citizens of Youngstown rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.59% of adults 25 and older in Youngstown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Youngstown in 2018 was $18,948, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,792 for a family of four. Youngstown also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.86% 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 10.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Youngstown include German, Italian, Irish, English, and African.
The most common language spoken in Youngstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.