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Houses on Jackson Street
Location of Campbell, Ohio
Location of Campbell in Mahoning County
|• Total||3.74 sq mi (9.69 km2)|
|• Land||3.71 sq mi (9.61 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)|
|Elevation||1,030 ft (314 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||8,123|
|• Density||2,219.7/sq mi (857.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1056760|
Campbell (//; KAM-ǝl) 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 formerly known as the village of East Youngstown, and this designation still appears on real estate deeds for the city. In 1926, the city was renamed for local industrialist James A. Campbell, then chairman of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company. A major destination for immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe, Campbell is sometimes referred to as the "City of Churches," because of the wide variety of religious structures found throughout the community.
Campbell is located at Coordinates: .
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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 9,460 people, 3,729 households, and 2,602 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,536.8 people per square mile (979.2/km²). There were 4,099 housing units at an average density of 1,099.2/sq mi (424.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 77.21% White, 16.69% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 3.48% from other races, and 2.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.97% of the population.
There were 3,729 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the city the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.7 years. For every 100 females there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,803, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $33,558 versus $20,121 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,981. About 16.1% of families and 18.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.2% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 8,235 people, 3,393 households, and 2,209 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,219.7 inhabitants per square mile (857.0/km2). There were 3,974 housing units at an average density of 1,071.2 per square mile (413.6/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.
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