1. 240 North Champion Street
  2. Youngstown, OH 44503
  3. 234.228.9696

Youngstown-Warren Region

Location

  • In the heart of Northeast Ohio
  • 70 miles from Pittsburgh and Cleveland
  • 6-hour drive from Chicago and New York City
  • Close to six other metropolitan areas
  • Adjacent to Interstates 680, 80, 76 and Ohio State Rte. 11
  • Several airports in short driving distance of Youngstown: Youngstown-Warren Regional (14 mi), Akron-Canton (60 mi), Cleveland Hopkins (75) and Pittsburgh International (55┬ámi)

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Affordable

  • Ranked in the Top 10 Least Expensive Urban Areas by The Business Journal
  • The overall cost-of-living index for the area is 83.4
  • The area is particularly known for its exceptionally affordable housing (68.6)

Educational Opportunities

  • There are 56 colleges and universities within a 75-mile radius of Youngstown, Ohio
  • Colleges and universities in the immediate area:
    • Youngstown State University
    • Kent State University at Trumbull
    • Eastern Gateway Community College
    • American National University
    • Trumbull Business College
    • Mercy College at St. Elizabeth

Technical and job training programs in the area:

    • Trumbull Career and Technical Center
    • Mahoning County Career and Technical Center
    • ETI Technical College
    • ITT Technical Institute
    • Choffin Career and Technical Institute
    • Adult Career Center Mahoning County
    • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics at YNG Airport

Business Climate

  • The Youngstown Business Incubator was ranked #1 University Associated Business Incubators of 2014 by the University Business Incubator Index
  • TBEIC
  • Makers Movement (links)
  • Nearly 700 entities employing nearly 17,000 people in fields ranging from professional services to specialty manufacturing
  • Rail and road access
  • Attractively priced commercial/industrial real estate

Leisure Amenities

  • Access to many recreational parks: Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman Park, Stavich Bike Trail, Lake Milton State Park, Berlin Reservoir, Austintown Park, and Poland Forest
  • Mill Creek MetroPark: a beautiful 2,537-acre natural park system
  • Stavich Bike Trail: a 12-mile trail, the only US trail with access to two states
  • Lake Milton State Park and Berlin Reservoir offers boating, fishing and swimming

Cultural Attractions

  • Art galleries, museums, ballet companies, performance centers, live theater companies and symphonies.
  • Butler Institute of American Art: a collection of 20,000 works of art
  • McDonough Museum of Art
  • DeYor Performing Arts Center: Home of Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, Edward W. Powers Auditorium, and the Eleanor Beecher Flad Pavilion
  • Stambaugh Auditorium: hosts concerts, wedding ceremonies and receptions, fundraisers, recitals and lectures
  • http://youngstownlive.com/
  • Within an hour drive of many Sports Teams
    • NFL: Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers
    • MLB: Cleveland Indians and Pittsburgh Pirates
    • NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers
    • Minor League Baseball: Mahoning Valley Scrappers (Class A); Akron Rubber Ducks (Class AA)
    • USHL Junior Hockey League: Youngstown Phantoms