Youngsville, North Carolina

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Location of Youngsville, North Carolina
Location of Youngsville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°1′31″N 78°28′38″W / 36.02528°N 78.47722°W / 36.02528; -78.47722Coordinates: 36°1′31″N 78°28′38″W / 36.02528°N 78.47722°W / 36.02528; -78.47722
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Franklin
Incorporated 1875
 • Mayor Fonzie Flowers
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 46 ft (142 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,157
 • Density 705.8/sq mi (272.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27596
Area code(s) 919
FIPS code 37-76200[1]
GNIS feature ID 0997742[2]

Youngsville is a town in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 651 at the 2000 census.


Youngsville is located at 36°1′31″N 78°28′38″W / 36.02528°N 78.47722°W / 36.02528; -78.47722 (36.025311, -78.477090),[3] near Raleigh, North Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 651 people, 251 households, and 175 families residing in the town. The population density was 705.8 people per square mile (273.2/km²). There were 274 housing units at an average density of 297.1 per square mile (115.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 70.97% White, 25.19% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 1.84% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.07% of the population.

There were 251 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 19.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 79.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,731, and the median income for a family was $46,750. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,683. About 2.2% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable Residents include Country Music singer Jason Michael Carroll.