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Youngsville
  • Suburb of Lafayette, LA

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Youngsville is a suburb of Lafayette with a population of 15,167. Youngsville is in Lafayette Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in Youngsville offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Youngsville there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Youngsville and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Youngsville are above average.

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About Youngsville...
Population
15,167

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$227,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,385
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Youngsville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    223.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    6.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    153.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,347.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    83
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    5%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Youngsville

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$101,455
National
$69,021

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