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Youngstown, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Youngstown had a population of 61,168 as of July 1, 2017. Youngstown ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Youngstown is located at latitude 41.0991 and longitude -80.6459 in Mahoning County. The formal boundaries for the City of Youngstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.63 sq. miles. Mahoning County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Youngstown are located in Mahoning County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Trumbull County.

The City of Youngstown (GNIS ID: 1086573) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Youngstown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Youngstown: Youngs Town.

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Youngstown, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 61,168
Daytime Population: Workers 29,914
Daytime Population: Residents 39,632
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 69,546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 57,408
Population in Familes 42,243
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,760
Population Density2 1,801
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $26,044
Average Household Income $37,037
Per Capita Income $16,305


Total Housing Units 33,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,852 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,674 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,707 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $48,402
Average Home Value $62,804


Total Households 25,526
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 14,047
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.24% -0.76%
Households -0.69% -0.7%
Families -1.04% -0.93%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Youngstown, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Youngstown to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 99th
Population Density # 337 72nd
Diversity Index # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 1200 1st
Per Capita Income # 1183 3rd

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