Youngsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 14,704 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Youngsville is the 61st largest community in Louisiana. Much of the housing stock in Youngsville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Youngsville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Youngsville, where the median household income is $89,038.00.
Youngsville real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Youngsville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Youngsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Youngsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Youngsville who work in management occupations (15.21%), sales jobs (14.13%), and healthcare (10.90%).
Because of many things, Youngsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Youngsville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Youngsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Youngsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Youngsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Youngsville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.37% of adults in Youngsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Youngsville in 2018 was $32,655, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,620 for a family of four. However, Youngsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Youngsville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Youngsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Youngsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Youngsville include French, German, Irish, French Canadian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Youngsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and French.