Youngsville, Louisiana

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Youngsville, Louisiana

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High Points

Youngsville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Youngsville Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Youngsville Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Youngsville People in Middle Class or Better
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Youngsville Affordability of Property Taxes
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 6% Youngsville College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Youngsville Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 13% Youngsville Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Youngsville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Youngsville, Louisiana

Comparing Youngsville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Well-Paid Single Men 7 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 9
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 7 10
People Above Poverty 5 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Working at Home 4 6
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 1
Affordability of Rents 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
People Living Alone 2 1

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Youngsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles S of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Lafayette
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70592
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.099
Longitude -91.99

Youngsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 62.1 inches
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.8 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 63.2 inches
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Youngsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,992 100%
Male 2,017 50.5%
Female 1,975 49.5%
Under 18 1,283 32.1%
18+ 2,709 67.9%
65+ 249 6.2%
Median Age 31.8
Average Family Size 3.24
White 3,513 88%
African-American 401 10%
Asian 12 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 0.5%
Other 20 0.5%
Mixed Race 15 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 67 1.7%

Estimated Youngsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,289
Growth 1,297
Growth % 32.5%

Youngsville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
French (except Basque) 19.9%
US/American 17.4%
French Canadian 11.5%
English 7%
Acadian/Cajun 5.9%
German 5.7%
Irish 5.2%
Italian 2.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
Hungarian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Youngsville 3,992 $55,689
Broussard 5,874 $45,668
Erath 2,187 $36,204
Lafayette 110,257 $47,783
Maurice 642 $32,841
Scott 7,870 $41,538
St. Martinville 6,989 $28,711
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1. Byron, Georgia 87.2   17.4% 9.1% 16.3% 25 $51,051 7.7% 23.3% 2,887 11.5% 76.2 0.8% 6.9
2. Alachua, Florida 84.6   23.4% 11.7% 26.9% 26 $49,542 7.2% 32.4% 6,098 16% 54.6 0.5% 5.7
3. Katy, Texas 82.8   17.8% 8.1% 23.5% 34 $57,741 7.5% 16% 11,775 8.4% 56.2 0.4% 9.9
4. Waller, Texas 76.7   20% 9.5% 15.4% 25 $42,569 7.8% 33.8% 2,092 18.3% 92.3 1.1% 8.6
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