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Austintown, Ohio
Census-designated place
Location of Austintown, Ohio
Location of Austintown, Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mahoning
Area
 • Total 11.7 sq mi (30.2 km2)
 • Land 11.6 sq mi (30.1 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 29,677
 • Density 2,552/sq mi (985.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44515, 44511
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-03184
GNIS feature ID 1064362

Austintown is a census-designated place (CDP) within Austintown Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The population was 29,677 at the 2010 census.

It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The high school serving the area is Austintown-Fitch High School.

History

Austintown Township was founded in 1793 in a section that used to be known as the Connecticut Western Reserve, located in northeast Ohio. It was surveyed as a parcel of land 5 miles (8 km) on each side, as were other townships of the Connecticut Western Reserve. Austintown was named for Warren resident and Western Reserve judge Calvin Austin.

Geography

Austintown is located at 41°5′30″N 80°44′17″W / 41.09167°N 80.73806°W / 41.09167; -80.73806 (41.091743, -80.738103). The Austintown CDP takes up slightly less than half of the area of Austintown Township, largely on the eastern side of the township, where it abuts the western border of the city of Youngstown.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.7 square miles (30.2 km2), of which 11.6 square miles (30.1 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.29%, is water.

Ohio State Route 11 is a north-south freeway which passes through the CDP, with access from Exit 39. Interstate 680 passes east-to-west through the northern part of the CDP but provides no access. Interstate 80 passes to the north of the CDP, with access from Exit 223.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 29,393
1980 33,636 14.4%
1990 32,371 −3.8%
2000 31,627 −2.3%
2010 29,677 −6.2%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 31,627 people, 13,419 households, and 8,762 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,709.3 people per square mile (1,046.4/km²). There were 14,179 housing units at an average density of 1,214.6/sq mi (469.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.51% White, 5.09% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 13,419 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,216, and the median income for a family was $47,507. Males had a median income of $36,797 versus $23,733 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,087. About 6.2% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

Estimates produced by the Census Bureau's American Community Survey program revealed that, by 2007, the percentage of individuals below the poverty line had risen to 13.8%.

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