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Campbell, Ohio
City of Campbell
Row homes on Jackson Street
Row homes on Jackson Street
Nickname(s): 
Soup City
Motto(s): 
"A Small City With a Big Heart"
Location of Campbell, Ohio
Location of Campbell, Ohio
Location of Campbell in Mahoning County
Location of Campbell in Mahoning County
Coordinates: 41°04′41″N 80°35′24″W / 41.078013°N 80.589968°W / 41.078013; -80.589968Coordinates: 41°04′41″N 80°35′24″W / 41.078013°N 80.589968°W / 41.078013; -80.589968
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mahoning
Incorporated 1908
Government
 • Type Mayor/Council
Area
 • Total 3.75 sq mi (9.71 km2)
 • Land 3.72 sq mi (9.63 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
1,030 ft (314 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 8,235
 • Estimate 
(2019)
7,785
 • Density 2,094.43/sq mi (808.67/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 234/330
FIPS code 39-11066
GNIS feature ID 1056760
Website http://www.campbellohio.gov/

Campbell ( "CAM-ell") is a city in Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The population was 8,235 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Campbell was first called East Youngstown and this designation still appears on real estate deeds between 1902 and 1926, when the city was renamed for local industrialist James Campbell, then chairman of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company.

Geography

Campbell is located at 41°4′38″N 80°35′26″W / 41.07722°N 80.59056°W / 41.07722; -80.59056Coordinates: 41°4′38″N 80°35′26″W / 41.07722°N 80.59056°W / 41.07722; -80.59056{{#coordinates:}}: cannot have more than one primary tag per page.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.74 square miles (9.69 km2), of which 3.71 square miles (9.61 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 4,972
1920 11,237 126.0%
1930 14,673 30.6%
1940 13,785 −6.1%
1950 12,882 −6.6%
1960 13,406 4.1%
1970 12,577 −6.2%
1980 11,619 −7.6%
1990 10,038 −13.6%
2000 9,460 −5.8%
2010 8,235 −12.9%
2019 (est.) 7,785 −5.5%
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2010 census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 8,235 people, 3,393 households, and 2,209 families in the city. The population density was 2,218/sqmi (857/km2). There were 3,974 housing units at an average density of 1071/sqmi (413/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 69.1% White, 21.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 5.2% from other races, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.8% of the population.

There were 3,393 households, of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.5% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

Media and culture

Campbell is served by the Hometown Journal, a local weekly newspaper.

Campbell is served by a branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.

Education

Campbell City Schools operates one elementary (Campbell K-6 School) and one secondary school (Campbell Memorial High School).

Campbell has one public library, a branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.

Notable people

  • Betty Allen, opera singer

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