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Youngstown, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Youngstown had a population of 61,024 as of July 1, 2018. 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 41.0998 and longitude -80.6495 in Mahoning County. The formal boundaries for the City of Youngstown 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Youngstown: Youngs Town.

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Youngstown, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 61,024
Population in Households 57,240
Population in Familes 42,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,784
Population Density2 1,797
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $26,194
Average Household Income $37,795
Per Capita Income $16,660


Total Housing Units 33,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,145 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,371 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,549 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $49,158
Average Home Value $66,649


Total Households 25,516
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 13,994
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.12% -0.68%
Households -0.61% -0.56%
Families -0.96% -0.79%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

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, 2018 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 # 342 72nd
Diversity Index # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 1203 1st
Per Capita Income # 1189 2nd

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