Youngsville, NC

Youngsville, situated in Franklin County, is a small town made up of 1.6 square miles.

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The town was founded in 1839 as Pacific. The town's name was changed to Youngsville in 1875, and the town was incorporated that same year.


The median resident age in Youngsville is 32 years. The median estimated household income is about $38,000 making it about $12,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $23,000. The average price for a home in Youngsville is about $212,000 (2016) which is $47,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Youngsville is 68% White, 25% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 6% other. 90% of the population are high school graduates, with 25% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 52% are married, 11% are divorced, 3% are separated, 2% are widowed, leaving 32% that have never been married.

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Franklin County

Youngsville belongs to Franklin County in the north-eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named after Benjamin Franklin, is part of the Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Franklin County has a population of 61,000 and its largest city Louisburg, with a population of 3,400, is the county seat.

Franklin County borders Warren, Halifax, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Granville, and Vance counties.

Franklin County is made up of 494 square miles. 492 of which is land with the remaining 2 as water.


The population of Youngsville, NC is about 1,200. The population has been greatly increasing during the past two decades.


The elevation of Youngsville, NC is 462 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Youngsville, NC is 27596.

Area Code

The area codes for Youngsville, NC are 919 and 984.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Youngsville and Franklin County have voted mostly Republican, with 54% going to Donald Trump during the 2016 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous three or four elections.

As of 2010, 62% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 37% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.


The unemployment rate for Youngsville is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average. Retail, waste management, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Franklin Times is the primary newspaper that covers the Franklin County area.


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