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Youngstown is a city in Mahoning County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after John Young, settler who owned a local mill.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Youngstown. For links to other places called Youngstown, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Youngstown is 41.099N. The longitude is -80.649W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 79,271.


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Median household income
Local
$24,201
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Youngstown demographic reports
Youngstown is on the Mahoning River.
At the end of World War II, 40,000 people worked in the local steel industry.

Massive layoffs and mill closings began in the late 1970s.

Public transportation: Western Reserve Transit Authority (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 768. The number of murders and homicides was 19. The violent crime rate was 9.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1978 movie, "The Deer Hunter"
Well-known residents have included:
· Robert and Ronald Bell, musicians (Kool & the Gang)
· Maureen McGovern, singer
· Ed O'Neill, actor ("Al Bundy")
· Victor Slezak, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Gloria Jean's, Panera Bread
Performing arts: Youngstown Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation: Mill Creek Park
Sports teams: SteelHounds (CHL)
Historic sites and museums: Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, Arms Family Museum of Local History, McDonough Museum of Art, Butler Institute of American Art
Colleges and universities: Youngstown State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 68

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Youngstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mahoning County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Youngstown-Warren area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44510 ZIP code.

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10% of Youngstown residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Youngstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Youngstown was $13,293, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Youngstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Youngstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $598.


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Libraries in Youngstown include Austintown Library, Boardman Library, Brownlee Woods Library, East Library, Liberty Branch, North Library, South Branch, Special Outgoinging Services/West Branch, Youngstown & Mahoning County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Youngstown include Vindicator

TV stations in Youngstown include WFMJ, WKBN, WYTV.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WYSU.

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Mahoning County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Youngstown political report.

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The average commute time for Youngstown workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 28 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Youngstown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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OH communities formerly known as Youngstown:
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