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55 W Woodbine
55 Woodbine Avenue
Youngstown, OH | Wick Park
8 Bedrooms
$395
2800 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:59 AM
This very spacious 8 bedroom house has been completely remodeled inside and out.
1 Unit Available
572 East Avondale Ave
572 East Avondale Avenue
Youngstown, OH | Lansingville
4 Bedrooms
$750
1494 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
Four bedroom , one bath home for rent. Large bedroom located on the first floor, with 3 bedrooms upstairs. Stove and refrigerator included. First month, last month and security deposit required. Application required. There is a $300.
1 Unit Available
131 Hilton Ave
131 Hilton Avenue
Youngstown, OH | Cottage Grove
1 Bedroom
$400
1464 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
One bedroom , one bath second floor rental. Stove and refrigerator included. First month, last month and security deposit required. Application required. There is a $300.00 non refundable pet deposit per pet.
1 Unit Available
2250 Burma Dr
2250 Burma Drive
Youngstown, OH | Kirkmere
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
1625 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
Beautiful quality built home, recently renovated and really sharp! Some pictures are from before it was occupied. Beautiful yard with swing set and patio. Furnishings do not stay, only kitchen appliances.
1 Unit Available
261 East Boston Ave
261 East Boston Avenue
Youngstown, OH | Cottage Grove
3 Bedrooms
$750
1080 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
Three bedroom , one bath home for rent. Stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer included. First month, last month and security deposit required. Application required. There is a $300.00 non refundable pet deposit per pet.
1 Unit Available
154 Hollywood Ave
154 Hollywood Avenue
Youngstown, OH | Pleasant Grove
3 Bedrooms
Ask
4 Bedrooms
$725
1350 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
Freshly painted 4 bedroom brick home for rent, with hardwood floors through out. Stove and refrigerator included. First month, last month and security deposit required. Application required. There is a $300.00 non refundable pet deposit per pet.
1 Unit Available
50 North Hazelwood Ave
50 North Hazelwood Avenue
Youngstown, OH | Belle Vista
3 Bedrooms
$675
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
Very nice Cape Code with cream vinyl siding, newer wood fenced yard, concrete driveway, cute front porch. Home has tons of charm and many updates within the last 5 years.
1 Unit Available
598 Cohasset
598 Cohasset Drive
Youngstown, OH | Warren
2 Bedrooms
$525
Last updated November 29 at 10:56 AM
YOUNGSTOWN SOUTH 2-3 BED HOME - NEWLY REMODELED & UPDATED 2-3 bedroom Cape Cod home featuring very large Living Room, Formal Dining Room or can be 3rd bedroom, 2 second floor bedrooms and bath. Large back patio for your enjoyment and full basement.
1 Unit Available
2335 Buckeye Cir
2335 Buckeye Circle
Youngstown, OH | Buckeye
3 Bedrooms
$699
Last updated November 29 at 10:56 AM
CALL US to see this lovely 3 Bedroom 1 Bath Cape Cod style home in Youngstown. This lovely Youngstown Cape Cod is ready to become your new home. Located near Struthers Elementary, Middle and High Schools and a short drive to the highways.
1 Unit Available
610 Mabel St
610 Mabel Street
Youngstown, OH | Lansingville
3 Bedrooms
$550
Last updated November 29 at 10:56 AM
Youngstown South 3 Bed Home - Newly refurbished 3 bed/1 bath unit located off South Ave near a bus line, shopping, restaurants, etc.
1 Unit Available
2622 Burbank Ave
2622 Burbank Avenue
Youngstown, OH | Belle Vista
3 Bedrooms
$900
916 sqft
Last updated November 29 at 10:55 AM
2622 Burbank Ave - Beautiful 3 bedroom home located on the west side of Youngstown, very close to Austintown.
1 Unit Available
42 S. Whitney Ave
42 South Whitney Avenue
Youngstown, OH | Schenley
4 Bedrooms
$875
1896 sqft
Last updated November 29 at 10:55 AM
42 S.Whitney - Completely updated 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home located at 42 S. Whitney in Youngstown, Ohio. Has updated kitchen and bath new flooring through out and 2 car detached garage.
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1 Unit Available
457 S Edgehill Ave
457 South Edgehill Avenue
Austintown, OH | Westgate Park
3 Bedrooms
$925
1320 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 08:18 AM
Rent to Own Home. Move In Ready! A simple way to show my gratitude to those people who take the path from being renter to homeowner.
1 Unit Available
5605 Erie Street
5605 Erie Street
Boardman, OH | Meadowbrook
2 Bedrooms
$700
1075 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:59 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 5605 Erie Street in Boardman. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
321 Kendall Avenue - 2
321 Kendall Street
Campbell, OH
2 Bedrooms
$575
950 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:59 AM
2 bed, 1 bath first floor apartment for rent. All kitchen appliances are included. Tenant pay electric, other utilities are included. In building laundry. 1 car garage. Campbell schools. No pets. No section 8.
1 Unit Available
352 Meadowbrook Ave
352 Meadowbrook Avenue
Boardman, OH | Meadowbrook
2 Bedrooms
$750
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
Completely remodeled 2 bedroom apartment for rent. This unit is on the upper floor of a 4 unit building, there are 5 steps up to the unit and 10 steps down to the laundry room. There are no ground level units in this building.
1 Unit Available
95 Elm St
95 Elm Street
Struthers, OH
3 Bedrooms
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4 Bedrooms
$825
1430 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
This completely renovated beautiful home is absolutely lovely both inside and out. It is encompassed by a huge wrap around concrete porch and a big beautiful yard that you have to see to believe.
1 Unit Available
89 Indianola Rd
89 Indianola Road
Boardman, OH
2 Bedrooms
$850
1200 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
Great Town House Style Unit Available in a Well Maintained TRIPLEX! 2 Bedrooms, Hardwood Floors, Appliances, Deck, Carport and More! $800 Single - $900 Double Occupancy. Call Now to See Your New Home!
1 Unit Available
158 Bright Ave
158 Bright Avenue
Campbell, OH
3 Bedrooms
$725
1350 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 07:12 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 158 Bright Ave in Campbell. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
80 Mary Ann Lane
80 Mary Ann Lane
Boardman, OH
3 Bedrooms
$850
1000 sqft
Last updated November 29 at 10:56 AM
Available 12/01/20 Peaceful All Brick Duplex - Property Id: 7030 A very nice raised brick ranch duplex located in a cul-de-sac! Available unit includes: 3 bedrooms, eat-in-ceramic kitchen with appliances (stove/oven, refrigerator/freezer, dish
1 Unit Available
94 N Navarre
94 North Navarre Avenue
Austintown, OH | Wickliff
4 Bedrooms
$975
1152 sqft
Last updated November 29 at 10:55 AM
94 Navarre - This is a 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath home in Austintown, Oh. There are two bedrooms located on the second floor with a half bath, and two bedrooms located on the first floor with a full bathroom.
1 Unit Available
125 Churchill Road
125 Churchill Hubbard Road
Girard, OH
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
1127 sqft
Last updated November 29 at 10:55 AM
125 Churchill Road - This is a beautiful two story home with 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom located at 125 Churchill Rd. in Girard, Ohio.
1 Unit Available
4175 New Rd
4175 New Road
Austintown, OH
2 Bedrooms
$700
1100 sqft
Last updated November 29 at 10:55 AM
4175 New Rd Available 12/01/20 AUSTINTOWN TOWNHOUSE CONDO - Newly remodeled 2 bed/1 bath Townhouse Condo featuring a Kitchen with appliances, Dinette, Large Living Room, finished Basement with a Bar and Central A/C. (RLNE2891417)
1 Unit Available
2541 Bainbridge Ave
2541 Bainbridge Avenue
Austintown, OH
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
1040 sqft
Last updated November 29 at 10:55 AM
2541 Bainbridge Ave - Beautiful 3 bedroom ranch located at 2541 Bainbridge Ave in Austintown, Ohio. Home has been updated through out with a new kitchen, updated bathroom, and newer carpet. Home has living room and large family room.
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City Guide

Youngstown
So you’re moving to Youngstown. As Bruce Springsteen put it in his 1995 ode to your new city, “Taconite coke and limestone/Fed my children and make my pay/Them smokestacks reaching like the arms of God/Into a beautiful sky of soot and clay/Here in Youngstown.” Yikes. Well, post-industrial decline or no, let’s find you a new apartment in Youngstown.
So you’re moving to Youngstown. As Bruce Springsteen put it in his 1995 ode to your new city, “Taconite coke and limestone/Fed my children and make my pay/Them smokestacks reaching like the arms of God/Into a beautiful sky of soot and clay/Here in Youngstown.” Yikes. Well, post-industrial decline or no, let’s find you a new apartment in Youngstown.
Youngstown Now and Then

A good general rule of thumb is, if Bruce Springsteen writes a song about your city, things aren’t looking so good for you. But, just in case we’re missing something, let’s take a closer look.

Youngstown, Ohio, located about 15 miles from the Pennsylvania border has become the de facto example of post-industrial decline. The steel boom of the early part of the 20th century transformed the city into an urban center that was left abandoned in the late 1960s. As the common Rust Belt parable goes, the industry pulled out, leaving Youngstown impoverished, empty and crime-ridden, with no sustainable economy in sight.

The city’s saving grace was the development of Youngstown State University, an affordable and generally well-regarded public institution. The university now draws in a large and diverse body of students and functions as the city’s number one employer.

What about Youngstown activities and nightlife? Well, one wouldn’t necessarily say that Youngstown is happening. Many of the urban activities popular during the city’s golden steel years have vanished from sight, and most shopping, dining and nightlife is centered in suburban strip malls or at national chains. There are, however, plenty of green spaces throughout the city, including Ohio’s oldest park, Mill Creek, located southwest of downtown. Additionally, the site of several large abandoned steel mills has been converted into an arena, where the Youngstown Phantoms play in the United States Hockey League.

What about some of Youngstown’s less-than-creative nicknames, like “Murdertown, USA”? Or the fact that “Youngstown Tune-Ups” became common parlance for assassination by car bomb? Well, rest assured that organized crime is on the decline in Youngstown, as police crackdowns and the end of the television series The Sopranos has put an end to many Youngstown mafia references in popular culture.

Youngstown Now and Then
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A good general rule of thumb is, if Bruce Springsteen writes a song about your city, things aren’t looking so good for you. But, just in case we’re missing something, let’s take a closer look.

Youngstown, Ohio, located about 15 miles from the Pennsylvania border has become the de facto example of post-industrial decline. The steel boom of the early part of the 20th century transformed the city into an urban center that was left abandoned in the late 1960s. As the common Rust Belt parable goes, the industry pulled out, leaving Youngstown impoverished, empty and crime-ridden, with no sustainable economy in sight.

The city’s saving grace was the development of Youngstown State University, an affordable and generally well-regarded public institution. The university now draws in a large and diverse body of students and functions as the city’s number one employer.

What about Youngstown activities and nightlife? Well, one wouldn’t necessarily say that Youngstown is happening. Many of the urban activities popular during the city’s golden steel years have vanished from sight, and most shopping, dining and nightlife is centered in suburban strip malls or at national chains. There are, however, plenty of green spaces throughout the city, including Ohio’s oldest park, Mill Creek, located southwest of downtown. Additionally, the site of several large abandoned steel mills has been converted into an arena, where the Youngstown Phantoms play in the United States Hockey League.

What about some of Youngstown’s less-than-creative nicknames, like “Murdertown, USA”? Or the fact that “Youngstown Tune-Ups” became common parlance for assassination by car bomb? Well, rest assured that organized crime is on the decline in Youngstown, as police crackdowns and the end of the television series The Sopranos has put an end to many Youngstown mafia references in popular culture.

Neighborhoods

North Side

Do yourself a favor and live on the north side of Youngstown. Because of a declining population, many homes and apartments throughout the city lay abandoned, making all neighborhoods completely variable from block to block. However, the north side, particularly the area around Gypsy Lane, tends to be the safest and best maintained in the city, as it is on the border with the wealthier Liberty Township. Newer apartment developments and rental homes around the Stambaugh Golf Course and Youngstown Country Club are some of the nicest places in town.

Downtown and Campus

Downtown Youngstown remains a hollowed out shell of a city. Though major development is planned to revitalize urban areas, most real estate in downtown is abandoned and structurally unsound commercial buildings, or lots leftover from razing them.

In a city plagued by high crime statistics, Youngstown State’s campus remains one of the heaviest-policed and therefore safest and best-maintained areas. It also has a lot of affordable rentals, often with flexible lease options for students. Youngstown families and professionals may be more comfortable on the quieter north side, however, portions of nearby Wick Park have sedate rental homes and apartments fairly bereft of students keeping odd party hours.

Immediately surrounding YSU are two areas with slightly sketchy reputations—Arlington and Smokey Hollow. Both of these neighborhoods have seen high crime rates in recent years, though the city has outlined plans for creating New Urbanist housing developments here in the near future. These regions are somewhat of a gamble, but it's totally doable to locate affordable and safe blocks within some of the more dangerous parts of this area.

Neighborhoods
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North Side

Do yourself a favor and live on the north side of Youngstown. Because of a declining population, many homes and apartments throughout the city lay abandoned, making all neighborhoods completely variable from block to block. However, the north side, particularly the area around Gypsy Lane, tends to be the safest and best maintained in the city, as it is on the border with the wealthier Liberty Township. Newer apartment developments and rental homes around the Stambaugh Golf Course and Youngstown Country Club are some of the nicest places in town.

Downtown and Campus

Downtown Youngstown remains a hollowed out shell of a city. Though major development is planned to revitalize urban areas, most real estate in downtown is abandoned and structurally unsound commercial buildings, or lots leftover from razing them.

In a city plagued by high crime statistics, Youngstown State’s campus remains one of the heaviest-policed and therefore safest and best-maintained areas. It also has a lot of affordable rentals, often with flexible lease options for students. Youngstown families and professionals may be more comfortable on the quieter north side, however, portions of nearby Wick Park have sedate rental homes and apartments fairly bereft of students keeping odd party hours.

Immediately surrounding YSU are two areas with slightly sketchy reputations—Arlington and Smokey Hollow. Both of these neighborhoods have seen high crime rates in recent years, though the city has outlined plans for creating New Urbanist housing developments here in the near future. These regions are somewhat of a gamble, but it's totally doable to locate affordable and safe blocks within some of the more dangerous parts of this area.

West Side

That really leaves the far west side, particularly near Lake Glacier, as the only remaining inhabitable part of town. Similar to the north side, newer apartments and homes here mean nicer rentals and a lower crime rate.

West Side
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That really leaves the far west side, particularly near Lake Glacier, as the only remaining inhabitable part of town. Similar to the north side, newer apartments and homes here mean nicer rentals and a lower crime rate.

Rental Tips

Prices for Youngstown rentals are generally the same throughout most neighborhoods, depending on building amenities. Single-family homes will cost more than apartments, typically going for about $400-600, depending on size. One-bedroom apartments generally go for $300-450.

Many Youngstown apartments are rented through management companies and online apartment websites. The whole process of securing your rental should be fairly cheap and painless, with deposits generally going from $100 to one-month’s rent, and application fees usually below $20.

Rental Tips
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Prices for Youngstown rentals are generally the same throughout most neighborhoods, depending on building amenities. Single-family homes will cost more than apartments, typically going for about $400-600, depending on size. One-bedroom apartments generally go for $300-450.

Many Youngstown apartments are rented through management companies and online apartment websites. The whole process of securing your rental should be fairly cheap and painless, with deposits generally going from $100 to one-month’s rent, and application fees usually below $20.

Getting Around

Because of its sprawl, Youngstown is predominately a car city. Since nearly half the population has vanished since the middle of the 20th century, there isn’t much in the way of traffic. Interstate 680, the main artery around the region is accessible to downtown Youngstown and remains fairly clear throughout the day.

Youngstown is serviced by the Western Reserve Transit Authority, which operates several fixed route bus lines throughout Mahoning County. The main depot is located in downtown Youngstown, connecting to routes operating into nearby Liberty and Austintown Township.

So, welcome home! With its plethora of affordable real estate and a little bit of your help, Youngstown could be an up-and-coming, rebounding, Rust Belt City. Good luck & welcome to your new Ohio home!

Getting Around
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Because of its sprawl, Youngstown is predominately a car city. Since nearly half the population has vanished since the middle of the 20th century, there isn’t much in the way of traffic. Interstate 680, the main artery around the region is accessible to downtown Youngstown and remains fairly clear throughout the day.

Youngstown is serviced by the Western Reserve Transit Authority, which operates several fixed route bus lines throughout Mahoning County. The main depot is located in downtown Youngstown, connecting to routes operating into nearby Liberty and Austintown Township.

So, welcome home! With its plethora of affordable real estate and a little bit of your help, Youngstown could be an up-and-coming, rebounding, Rust Belt City. Good luck & welcome to your new Ohio home!

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City Guide

Youngstown
So you’re moving to Youngstown. As Bruce Springsteen put it in his 1995 ode to your new city, “Taconite coke and limestone/Fed my children and make my pay/Them smokestacks reaching like the arms of God/Into a beautiful sky of soot and clay/Here in Youngstown.” Yikes. Well, post-industrial decline or no, let’s find you a new apartment in Youngstown.
So you’re moving to Youngstown. As Bruce Springsteen put it in his 1995 ode to your new city, “Taconite coke and limestone/Fed my children and make my pay/Them smokestacks reaching like the arms of God/Into a beautiful sky of soot and clay/Here in Youngstown.” Yikes. Well, post-industrial decline or no, let’s find you a new apartment in Youngstown.
Youngstown Now and Then

A good general rule of thumb is, if Bruce Springsteen writes a song about your city, things aren’t looking so good for you. But, just in case we’re missing something, let’s take a closer look.

Youngstown, Ohio, located about 15 miles from the Pennsylvania border has become the de facto example of post-industrial decline. The steel boom of the early part of the 20th century transformed the city into an urban center that was left abandoned in the late 1960s. As the common Rust Belt parable goes, the industry pulled out, leaving Youngstown impoverished, empty and crime-ridden, with no sustainable economy in sight.

The city’s saving grace was the development of Youngstown State University, an affordable and generally well-regarded public institution. The university now draws in a large and diverse body of students and functions as the city’s number one employer.

What about Youngstown activities and nightlife? Well, one wouldn’t necessarily say that Youngstown is happening. Many of the urban activities popular during the city’s golden steel years have vanished from sight, and most shopping, dining and nightlife is centered in suburban strip malls or at national chains. There are, however, plenty of green spaces throughout the city, including Ohio’s oldest park, Mill Creek, located southwest of downtown. Additionally, the site of several large abandoned steel mills has been converted into an arena, where the Youngstown Phantoms play in the United States Hockey League.

What about some of Youngstown’s less-than-creative nicknames, like “Murdertown, USA”? Or the fact that “Youngstown Tune-Ups” became common parlance for assassination by car bomb? Well, rest assured that organized crime is on the decline in Youngstown, as police crackdowns and the end of the television series The Sopranos has put an end to many Youngstown mafia references in popular culture.

Youngstown Now and Then
+

A good general rule of thumb is, if Bruce Springsteen writes a song about your city, things aren’t looking so good for you. But, just in case we’re missing something, let’s take a closer look.

Youngstown, Ohio, located about 15 miles from the Pennsylvania border has become the de facto example of post-industrial decline. The steel boom of the early part of the 20th century transformed the city into an urban center that was left abandoned in the late 1960s. As the common Rust Belt parable goes, the industry pulled out, leaving Youngstown impoverished, empty and crime-ridden, with no sustainable economy in sight.

The city’s saving grace was the development of Youngstown State University, an affordable and generally well-regarded public institution. The university now draws in a large and diverse body of students and functions as the city’s number one employer.

What about Youngstown activities and nightlife? Well, one wouldn’t necessarily say that Youngstown is happening. Many of the urban activities popular during the city’s golden steel years have vanished from sight, and most shopping, dining and nightlife is centered in suburban strip malls or at national chains. There are, however, plenty of green spaces throughout the city, including Ohio’s oldest park, Mill Creek, located southwest of downtown. Additionally, the site of several large abandoned steel mills has been converted into an arena, where the Youngstown Phantoms play in the United States Hockey League.

What about some of Youngstown’s less-than-creative nicknames, like “Murdertown, USA”? Or the fact that “Youngstown Tune-Ups” became common parlance for assassination by car bomb? Well, rest assured that organized crime is on the decline in Youngstown, as police crackdowns and the end of the television series The Sopranos has put an end to many Youngstown mafia references in popular culture.

Neighborhoods

North Side

Do yourself a favor and live on the north side of Youngstown. Because of a declining population, many homes and apartments throughout the city lay abandoned, making all neighborhoods completely variable from block to block. However, the north side, particularly the area around Gypsy Lane, tends to be the safest and best maintained in the city, as it is on the border with the wealthier Liberty Township. Newer apartment developments and rental homes around the Stambaugh Golf Course and Youngstown Country Club are some of the nicest places in town.

Downtown and Campus

Downtown Youngstown remains a hollowed out shell of a city. Though major development is planned to revitalize urban areas, most real estate in downtown is abandoned and structurally unsound commercial buildings, or lots leftover from razing them.

In a city plagued by high crime statistics, Youngstown State’s campus remains one of the heaviest-policed and therefore safest and best-maintained areas. It also has a lot of affordable rentals, often with flexible lease options for students. Youngstown families and professionals may be more comfortable on the quieter north side, however, portions of nearby Wick Park have sedate rental homes and apartments fairly bereft of students keeping odd party hours.

Immediately surrounding YSU are two areas with slightly sketchy reputations—Arlington and Smokey Hollow. Both of these neighborhoods have seen high crime rates in recent years, though the city has outlined plans for creating New Urbanist housing developments here in the near future. These regions are somewhat of a gamble, but it's totally doable to locate affordable and safe blocks within some of the more dangerous parts of this area.

Neighborhoods
+

North Side

Do yourself a favor and live on the north side of Youngstown. Because of a declining population, many homes and apartments throughout the city lay abandoned, making all neighborhoods completely variable from block to block. However, the north side, particularly the area around Gypsy Lane, tends to be the safest and best maintained in the city, as it is on the border with the wealthier Liberty Township. Newer apartment developments and rental homes around the Stambaugh Golf Course and Youngstown Country Club are some of the nicest places in town.

Downtown and Campus

Downtown Youngstown remains a hollowed out shell of a city. Though major development is planned to revitalize urban areas, most real estate in downtown is abandoned and structurally unsound commercial buildings, or lots leftover from razing them.

In a city plagued by high crime statistics, Youngstown State’s campus remains one of the heaviest-policed and therefore safest and best-maintained areas. It also has a lot of affordable rentals, often with flexible lease options for students. Youngstown families and professionals may be more comfortable on the quieter north side, however, portions of nearby Wick Park have sedate rental homes and apartments fairly bereft of students keeping odd party hours.

Immediately surrounding YSU are two areas with slightly sketchy reputations—Arlington and Smokey Hollow. Both of these neighborhoods have seen high crime rates in recent years, though the city has outlined plans for creating New Urbanist housing developments here in the near future. These regions are somewhat of a gamble, but it's totally doable to locate affordable and safe blocks within some of the more dangerous parts of this area.

West Side

That really leaves the far west side, particularly near Lake Glacier, as the only remaining inhabitable part of town. Similar to the north side, newer apartments and homes here mean nicer rentals and a lower crime rate.

West Side
+

That really leaves the far west side, particularly near Lake Glacier, as the only remaining inhabitable part of town. Similar to the north side, newer apartments and homes here mean nicer rentals and a lower crime rate.

Rental Tips

Prices for Youngstown rentals are generally the same throughout most neighborhoods, depending on building amenities. Single-family homes will cost more than apartments, typically going for about $400-600, depending on size. One-bedroom apartments generally go for $300-450.

Many Youngstown apartments are rented through management companies and online apartment websites. The whole process of securing your rental should be fairly cheap and painless, with deposits generally going from $100 to one-month’s rent, and application fees usually below $20.

Rental Tips
+

Prices for Youngstown rentals are generally the same throughout most neighborhoods, depending on building amenities. Single-family homes will cost more than apartments, typically going for about $400-600, depending on size. One-bedroom apartments generally go for $300-450.

Many Youngstown apartments are rented through management companies and online apartment websites. The whole process of securing your rental should be fairly cheap and painless, with deposits generally going from $100 to one-month’s rent, and application fees usually below $20.

Getting Around

Because of its sprawl, Youngstown is predominately a car city. Since nearly half the population has vanished since the middle of the 20th century, there isn’t much in the way of traffic. Interstate 680, the main artery around the region is accessible to downtown Youngstown and remains fairly clear throughout the day.

Youngstown is serviced by the Western Reserve Transit Authority, which operates several fixed route bus lines throughout Mahoning County. The main depot is located in downtown Youngstown, connecting to routes operating into nearby Liberty and Austintown Township.

So, welcome home! With its plethora of affordable real estate and a little bit of your help, Youngstown could be an up-and-coming, rebounding, Rust Belt City. Good luck & welcome to your new Ohio home!

Getting Around
+

Because of its sprawl, Youngstown is predominately a car city. Since nearly half the population has vanished since the middle of the 20th century, there isn’t much in the way of traffic. Interstate 680, the main artery around the region is accessible to downtown Youngstown and remains fairly clear throughout the day.

Youngstown is serviced by the Western Reserve Transit Authority, which operates several fixed route bus lines throughout Mahoning County. The main depot is located in downtown Youngstown, connecting to routes operating into nearby Liberty and Austintown Township.

So, welcome home! With its plethora of affordable real estate and a little bit of your help, Youngstown could be an up-and-coming, rebounding, Rust Belt City. Good luck & welcome to your new Ohio home!