Youngstown, Ohio Population 2021

66,687
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Youngstown is a city located in Mahoning County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Mahoning County. With a 2020 population of 66,687, it is the 9th largest city in Ohio and the 569th largest city in the United States . Youngstown is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually but its population has decreased by -0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,982 in 2010. Youngstown reached it's highest population of 170,002 in 1930. Spanning over 35 miles, Youngstown has a population density of 1,965 people per square mile.

The average household income in Youngstown is $40,916 with a poverty rate of 35.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $662 per month, and the median house value is $44,800. The median age in Youngstown is 39.3 years, 36.6 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Youngstown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Youngstown was:

  • White: 49.11%
  • Black or African American: 42.03%
  • Two or more races: 6.08%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Youngstown, Ohio is 66,687 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 64,860.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 66,982.

Youngstown, Ohio Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021531,791-2,145-0.40%
2020533,936-2,145-0.40%
2019536,081-2,145-0.40%
2018538,226-3,319-0.62%
2017541,545-3,037-0.56%
2016544,582-4,216-0.77%
2015548,798-4,241-0.77%
2014553,039-2,811-0.51%
2013555,850-2,680-0.48%
2012558,530-3,817-0.68%
2011562,347-2,479-0.44%
2010564,8260.00%

Youngstown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,81349.11%
Black or African American27,23042.03%
Two or More Races3,9376.08%
Some Other Race1,1241.74%
Asian4040.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native2690.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%
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Youngstown Population by Race

Youngstown Population Pyramid $2021

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Youngstown Median Age

39.3


Total

36.6


Male

41.9


Female

Youngstown Adults

There are 50,657 adults, (11,194 of whom are seniors) in Youngstown.

Youngstown Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Youngstown Sex Ratio

Female

32,786

50.61%

Male

31,997

49.39%

Youngstown Population by Age

Youngstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Youngstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All54.9%45.1%
Male54%46%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female37.2%62.8%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Youngstown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,8832.1754.9
Non Family13,4111.1552.5
Female6,8903.4537.2
Married6,0722.880.7
Male1,5102.8354

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Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Youngstown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6833.84%
9th to 12th Grade5,27512.04%
High School Graduate17,77540.57%
Some College9,97122.76%
Associates Degree3,1467.18%
Bachelors Degree4,2339.66%
Graduate Degree1,7313.95%
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Youngstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Youngstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,72319,0983,806
Black17,03914,1461,548
Hispanic4,0572,645401
2+ Races1,3751,105121
Other Race77441226
Asian241231131
Native American22219637

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.36%.

Youngstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,600$24,505$21,528
Less Than 9th Grade$17,566$16,326$17,882
High School Graduate$20,275$21,706$19,019
Some College$22,986$24,949$22,125
Bachelors Degree$32,645$33,681$31,563
Graduate Degree$42,256$44,097$39,402

$22,600

Average Earnings

$24,505

Average Male

$21,528

Average Female

Youngstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Youngstown Language by Age

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Youngstown Language

90.92% of Youngstown residents speak only English, while 9.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.60% of the population.

Youngstown Language

Youngstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,86210,84041.91%
White25,5436,29124.63%
Hispanic6,7653,01944.63%
Multiple3,8041,66243.69%
Other99556056.28%
Native2628833.59%
Asian3305917.88%
Islander66100.00%

35.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.00%

Male Poverty Rate

37.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Youngstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Youngstown is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Youngstown is Asian, with 17.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.22%.

Youngstown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.26%
High School30.24%
Some College24.67%
Bachelors or Greater10.11%

Youngstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed61.03%
Male Unemployed53.64%
Female Employed23.24%
Male Employed12.25%

Youngstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Youngstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,822$40,916
Families$34,515$47,179
Married Families$56,652$70,746
Non Families$21,534$31,902
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Income by Household Type

Youngstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.0%

Male Marriage Rate

23.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Youngstown Married by Age and Sex

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Youngstown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Youngstown Marital Status by Race

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Youngstown Marital Status

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3,971

Number of Veterans

3,751

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,470
First Gulf War628
Second Gulf War366
Korea249
World War II178

Youngstown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,128
55 to 641,008
75+865
35 to 54827
18 to 34143

Youngstown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2398.23%
Black1,6508.24%
Hispanic2044.40%
Native American5120.99%
2+ Races221.16%
Other Race70.77%
Asian20.58%

Youngstown Veterans by Race

Youngstown Veterans by Education

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16.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Youngstown Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

Youngstown Employment by Age

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Youngstown Employment by Race

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Youngstown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.09%

Born in Youngstown

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.03% of Youngstown residents were born in the United States, with 75.09% having been born in Ohio. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Youngstown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202166,6876090.92%
202066,0786090.93%
201965,4696090.94%
201864,8603200.50%
201764,5402050.32%
201664,335-352-0.54%
201564,687-455-0.70%
201465,142-328-0.50%
201365,470-586-0.89%
201266,056-500-0.75%
201166,556-320-0.48%
201066,876-15,150-2.02%
200082,026-13,706-1.53%
199095,732-19,779-1.86%
1980115,511-25,398-1.97%
1970140,909-25,780-1.67%
1960166,689-1,641-0.10%
1950168,3306100.04%
1940167,720-2,282-0.14%
1930170,00237,6442.53%
1920132,35853,2925.29%
191079,06634,1815.83%
190044,88511,6653.06%
189033,22017,7857.97%
188015,4357,3606.69%
18708,0755,31611.34%
18602,7590.00%

Youngstown Population by Year