Introduction to Struthers, Ohio

Struthers, Ohio, in Mahoning county, is 3 miles SE of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center) and 53 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city is considered part of the Youngstown - Warren metropolitan area. Struthers has a population of 11,756.

Struthers History

The area now known as Struthers was originally included in the Poland Township. John Struthers, a native of Washington County Pennsylvania, bought the land in 1798. The area was named in honor of its landowner, John Struthers, by his son Thomas Struthers. Struthers was a major iron producing community. During the early 1900s, the steel industry flourished in Struthers. It was incorporated as a village in 1902. Later, in 1920, Struthers became a city.

Struthers and nearby Attractions

  • Children's Museum of the Valley
  • Arms Family Museum of Local History
  • Guilford Lake State Park
  • Mosquito Lake State Park
  • National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
  • Living Treasure Animal Park

Things To Do In Struthers

While staying in the city, you can enjoy shopping at the Struthers Plaza Shopping Center and Struthers Plaza and Annex Shopping Center. The local parks include Nebo Field, Yellow Creek Park, and Fifth Street Park. The Mauthe Park has an outdoor pavilion, picnic tables, a large ball field, barbecue grills, and volleyball courts. You can also enjoy your leisure hours at the Struthers Branch Library.

Struthers Transportation

Air transportation is available from Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport.

Struthers Higher Education

Youngstown State University, Grove City College, and Grove City College offer higher educational facilities.


Total Population 10,574
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 4,481
Age of the Population 41


% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.8%
Median Earnings25+ $27,740
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,179
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,998


Median Family Income $45,733
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%


People Living Alone 30.7%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $69,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 20.7%

Struthers Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles SE of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Mahoning
Metro Area Youngstown - Warren
Standard Zip Codes 44471
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.052
Longitude -80.608

Struthers Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CANFIELD 1 S
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station NEW CASTLE 1 N
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Campbell 8,127 $39,816
Canfield 7,443 $89,073
Lowellville 1,132 $47,500
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