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Youngstown, OH

Youngstown is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
64,734
Youngstown Population7
$
29,751
Median Income6
14.6
%
Unemployment Rate19
 

City Score

 

Population

The population of Youngstown in their 20s and early 30s shrunk by 6.4% since 2010, which is the segment of the city's population which decreased the least.

Age

39.0
Median Age7
-7.0
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Youngstown residents are predominantly white; however, the city is slowly becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 7.3% since 2010, while the Black community, 2nd largest in the city, has shrunk by 16.8%

Race

79.2
%
Ohio Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Youngstown is at a low risk for natural disasters. The most common disasters are volcanoes, volcanoes, and volcanoes.

Weather

44
%
Chance of Rain12
49
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature37

 

Housing

The average home value in Youngstown increased by 17% since 2010 which is 26% lower than the national average and 13% lower than the state average

Rent

$
600
Monthly Average14
45
%
Renters38

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Youngstown is a somewhat low tax location with income tax 36% lower than the national average and sales tax near the national average, but property tax 42% higher than the national average.

Other

1.58
%
Property Tax23
7.25
%
Sales Tax21
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax23

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)11

 

Employment

Youngstown has a very low employment rate of 85% which is 9% lower than the national average. The largest employers are WYSU 88.5 FM and Schwebel Baking

Income

26.4
%
<$25,0006
2.2
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry19

 

Politics

Youngstown is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results39

Representatives

Mayor29 Jamael Tito Brown
Democratic
House of Representative29 Tim Ryan
Democratic
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Surgical Hospital At Southwoods, is 5.8 miles from the center of Youngstown, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, VA Butler Healthcare, is 40.1 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, is 55.0 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical30 Yes
Decriminalized30 Yes
 

Safety

In Ohio, 41.9% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, but gun ownership has increased since 2000 when 35.1% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks31
No
Permit to Purchase Law31

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#97 2020 Best Cities to Retire by U.S. News & World Report32
#97 2019 Best Cities to Live by U.S. News & World Report33
 

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