Youngstown-Warren Metro is a Great Place for Business
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Youngstown-Warren Metro Area Factbook (pdf)
Local Attractions – The area offers many different attractions and venues. From cultural museums to artistic displays to sporting events, the Youngstown-Warren area has many hidden treasures.
Regional Amenities – As Youngstown-Warren is located in the center of Cleveland, Akron, Pittsburgh and Erie, residents can easily take advantage of regional events and attractions.
Cost of Living – The cost of living in the Youngstown-Warren area is consistently lower than the national average.
Weather/Climate – The Youngstown-Warren area enjoys seasonal temperature ranges along with a mix of sun and rain days.
Health Care – Residents of the Youngstown-Warren area have access to a wide variety of health care professionals and a network of local and regional world-class facilities.
Crime Rates – Crime rates have improved in the last few years due to focused patrols, cooperation between law enforcement agencies, and citizens block watch groups.
Retail Developments – The area has two large shopping complexes and several retail areas, with many recognizable name brands, including J.C. Penney, Sears, Macy, and Aeropostle.
Education - The Youngstown-Warren-East Liverpool CSA is served by four educational centers with 229 public schools in 57 districts. More than 95 regional campuses, including 10 located with the Youngstown-Warren area provide opportunties for higher education.
– Youngstown-Warren is noted for its affordable housing, and is listed as one of the top ten affordable markets by the National Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Realtors.