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Campbell

City of Campbell

  •   State: 
    California
      County: 
    Santa Clara County
      City: 
    Campbell
      County FIPS: 
    06085
      Coordinates: 
    37°17′2″N 121°57′18″W
      Area total: 
    6.10 sq mi
      Area land: 
    6.35 sq mi (16.4 km²)
      Elevation: 
    200 ft (61 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated March 28, 1952
  •   Latitude: 
    37,2942
      Longitude: 
    -121,9582
      Dman name cbsa: 
    San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    95008
    95009
    95011
      GMAP: 

    Campbell, Santa Clara County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
    43,959
      Population density: 
    7,228.91 residents per square mile of area (2,791.25/km²)
      Household income: 
    $79,662
      Households: 
    15,891
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.30%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.25%
      Income taxes: 
    9.30%

Campbell is a city in Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, Campbell's population is 43,959. The Pruneyard Shopping Center is home to the South Bay offices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The city is bordered on the east and north by San Jose, on the south by Los Gatos, and on the west by a small portion of Saratoga. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15 km²), of which 5.8 square miles of land is land and 0.26 km² of water. Campbell was founded by Benjamin Campbell (1826-1907), after whom the city is named. In 1878, Campbell sold his land for $5 an acre to a railroad company. By 1887, the first subdivision was recorded west of the railroad, from Campbell Avenue to the spot where the Water Tower Plaza now stands. The first newspaper, the Campbell Weekly Visitor, began publication in 1952. Downtown Campbell contains many local stores and shops, and every Sunday the downtown street close from 8am-1pm for a local farmers market. Residents are able to reach Los GatOS by continuing on the creek trail. The median rent for a home in Campbell is $2,323, with an average house price of $323,000. In Campbell, 84.6% of households spoke a language other than English. The racial makeup of Campbell was 26,66 (66%) in 2010.

History

The city was founded by Benjamin Campbell (1826-1907), after whom the city is named. About a third of present-day Campbell was part of the 1839 Alta California Rancho Rinconada de Los Gatos land grant. The area became the center for shipping fruit grown in the surrounding area, and within a short time, the drying grounds and canneries made Campbell an important rail center. By 1892, the Campbell Fruit Growers' Union became a well-known cooperative with its 17-acre (69,000 m2) drying yard. In 1895, The Bank of Campbell was founded and the first newspaper, The Campbell Weekly Visitor, began publication. The city then grew rapidly as orchard lands disappeared, tract by tract. Today, Campbell is a suburban residential neighborhood in the southern parts of the Santa Clara Valley. Campbell was incorporated as a city in 1952 and became a suburb of San Jose in 1961. It was first known as Campbell's Place, but would later become the town of Campbell. It is located in the northern part of California's Santa Clara County, near the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Jose-San Jose International Airport. It has a population of about 6,000. The population of Campbell is about 4,000, making it one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S., according to the 2010 census. It also has the highest percentage of residents of any city in the United States, with more than 1,000 residents per square mile.

Geography

Campbell is bordered on the east and north by San Jose, on the south by Los Gatos, and on the west by a small portion of Saratoga. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15 km²) Of the total area, 1.49% is water, consisting of percolation ponds. State Route 17 runs roughly parallel to Los Gato Creek on its eastern side; State Route 85 cuts through the southwest corner of the city. Downtown Campbell contains many local stores and shops. Every Sunday the downtown street close from 8am-1pm for a local farmers market. The city is also home to the San Jose International Airport, which is located on the San Francisco Bay. The airport is one of the busiest airports in the U.S., with a capacity of more than 1.2 million passengers a day. It is the second-busiest airport in California, after San Francisco, and the third-largest in the world, behind only San Francisco. It has a population of 1.3 million, making it the third largest city in California after San Jose and Los Angeles. It also has the fourth-largest population in the state, behind San Francisco and San Diego, and is the sixth-largest city in the country, after Los Angeles and San Jose. It was the site of the World War II-era Battle of the Bulge, which took place in the early 1950s.

Demographics

The 2020 U.S. Census reported that Campbell had a population of 43,959. The racial makeup of Campbell was 26,315 (66.9%) White, 7,247 (18.4%) Hispanic or Latino of any race, 6,320 (16.1%) Asian, 1,158 (2.9) African American, 275 (0.7%) Native American, and 161 (0,4%) Pacific Islander. The median value of owner occupied housing units was $1,156,000. The average household size was 2.42. The city population was 21.6% under the age of 18, with 8,271 people (21.0%) aged 18 to 24, 12,834 people (32.6%) aged 25 to 44, 10,868 people (27.6) aged 45 to 64, and 4,394 people (11.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. There were 16,950 housing units at an average density of 2,879.7 per square mile (1,111.9/km²), of which 8,093 were owner-occupied, and 8,070 (49. 9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.8%; the rental vacancy rate is 4.6%. 20,975 people (53.3% of the population) lived inOwner-occupied housing units and 18,173 people (46.2% of residents) living in rental housing units.

Climate

Campbell has a Mediterranean climate. It is characterized by mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. Campbell has a population of 3,000. The town is located on the banks of the Mersey River, which flows into the Ohio River. It has an altitude of 1,000 metres (4,000 feet) and a mean sea level of 0.7 metres (1.2 ft) The town has a history dating back to the 13th century. It was founded in 1805. It became a city in 1838 and was named after the town of Campbell, Ohio. The city's name is now used to refer to a town of the same name in the United States. It also has the name of a town in the province of Somerset, England, which was once part of the county of Campbell and is now part of Somerset County. It had a settlement of Campbell in the 17th century, and the name Campbell was first used in the 18th century as a name for the town. The name Campbell is still used in some parts of the town today, as a reference to Campbell, Somerset, and Campbell County, Somerset County, in the UK. In the 19th century the town was known as "Campbell" for its association with the Campbell River, a tributary of the River Thames. It now has a more modern name, "Camp Bell" for the river that flows through the town and into the River Mersey. It's also known as the "Town of Campbell" in the U.S.

Economy

8x8, Barracuda Networks, Move, ChargePoint, Hightail and ZURB are among the companies based in Campbell. According to the city's 2021 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are: 8x8 and Move. The city's economy is expected to grow by 2.7 percent in the next five years, according to the report. The unemployment rate is currently at 3.1 percent, the report says. The economy is projected to grow 2.8 percent in 2015. The growth rate is expected by 2,715 percent in 2016. The U.S. economy is predicted to grow 1.9 percent in that year, the city says. It's projected that the economy will grow by 1.6 percent in 2017 and 1.8 million jobs will be created in the coming years. The number of jobs will rise by 1,000 in 2016 and 1,200 in 2017, the City of Campbell says. In 2013, the economy grew by 3.2 percent, and the unemployment rate was 3.3 percent, it says. That year's growth rate was 1.4 percent in 2014 and 2.1 per cent in 2015, it adds. The top employers are: Move, Move and ChargePoint; the top 10 employers in 2014 are: Barracudas, ZurB, Charge point, Hightsail and Hightails; and the top 20 employers in 2015 are: Hightailing, ZURb, Hirstail, Zurn and Zurb. The City's economy has grown 2.5 percent since 2013.

Politics

Campbell is located entirely within the 4th supervisorial district, represented on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors by Susan Ellenberg. The city is represented by the city council, which internally elects a mayor and vice-mayor every calendar year. In December 2020, Liz Gibbons and Paul Resnikoff were elected mayor and VP, respectively. In the California State Legislature, Campbell is in the 15th Senate District, represented by Democrat Dave Cortese, and in the 28th Assembly District,represented by Democrat Evan Low. The U.S. House of Representatives is represented in Campbell by Democrat Anna Eshoo. Campbell is policed by its own police force, the Campbell Police Department, which shares its building with the rest of city hall. It sponsors a Law Enforcement Exploring program. It is located in California's 18th congressional district and is part of the Central Coast region of the San Francisco Bay Area, which is also home to San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Cruz and San Francisco. The City of Campbell has a population of 2,000, with the majority of residents living in or near the downtown area. It has a median household income of about $30,000. The average household income in the city is about $50,000; the city has a crime rate of about 12.5%. The city has an unemployment rate of around 8.5 per cent, and has a high school graduation rate of over 10 per cent. It also has a large Hispanic population, with more than 1,000 Latinos living in the area.

Layout

Campbell is in the southwest portion of Santa Clara Valley. It is bisected by Highway 17 passing through eastern Campbell. The largest park in Campbell is Los Gatos County Park near Highway 17, and the second largest is John D. Morgan Park. The town is known as the San Tomas area and is located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. It has a population of about 2,000. The city is located on the San Gabriel River. It was founded in 1847. It lies in the valley of the San Francisco Bay. It's located in a valley that was once called the Santa Clara River valley. The area is known for its redwood trees. It also has a large amount of undeveloped land, which is used for farming and ranching. The community is located near the San Andreas Fault, which runs through the center of the city. The San Andreas River flows through the town. It runs north and south through the heart of the town, passing through the city's downtown area. The downtown area is located just west of the historic downtown area of Campbell, which was once known as San Tomas. The central part of the community is called San Tomas, and it is located at the base of the mountains. The western part is called the San Jose area, and includes the town of San Jose, San Francisco, San Jose and San Jose City. The northern part of Campbell is called Santa Clara, and is home to the town's main business, the City of Santa Cruz.

Transportation

Campbell is served by several major roads, including State Route 17, State Route 85, Interstate 280, and San Tomas Expressway (Santa Clara County Route G4) Public transport in Campbell is operated by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority and includes several local and express bus lines that link the community to nearby towns. Three light rail stations on the Mountain View - Winchester line, including Hamilton Station, Downtown Campbell Station, and the line's terminus at Winchester Station, were opened as part of the first phase of the Vasona Light Rail project. The line will be extended past Winchester to Vasona Junction in Los Gatos once funding is secured. The extension was the subject of a minor dispute with the Federal Railroad Administration over the sounding of train horns late at night. This dispute delayed the opening of most of the extension for two months before the grand opening on October 1, 2005. That line is now served by buses. The town is also served by a number of commuter rail lines, including the San Francisco Bay Area Line and the San Jose-San Francisco Bay Line. Campbell is located in Santa Clara County, California, and is located on the eastern edge of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Santa Clara River runs through the center of the town. It also runs through Cupertino, Los GatOS, Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Clara and Saratoga. Campbell has a population of 2,000, with the majority of its residents living in or near the city of Campbell.

Housing and businesses

Most residences are single-family homes, although there are some areas with condominiums, duplexes, and apartments. The Home Depot has a store within the city limits and is one of the city's largest employers. The oldest commercial building in the city was erected in 1920 for the Grower's Bank. The Gaslighter Theater company produced melodramas and Vaudeville-style shows there until it closed in 2006. In 2013 the building was sold and underwent refurbishment to become a wine bar, tasting room, and restaurant. As of April 2018, the median home value was $1,453,300, according to Zillow. Like many other cities in the Santa Clara Valley, Campbell was originally orchard land that was later developed into housing tracts. The city's downtown is located near where Campbell Avenue intersects with the railroad. The downtown has many shops, bars, and restaurants. There are also pockets of newer, much larger homes about 3,500 square feet (330 m2), mostly built in the 1990s on subdivided lots previously occupied by homes dating from the first half of the 20th century. The median price of single- family homes and condos was $707,500, up 4.8% from the previous October, and averaging $472 per square foot ($5,080/m2) according to the San Jose Mercury News. The price is based largely on the land value; the replacement cost for homes is about $150 to $200 per square feet ($1,600 to $2,200/ m2).

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Campbell, Santa Clara County, California = 11.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 40. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Campbell = 5.1 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 43,959 individuals with a median age of 39 age the population grows by 1.32% in Campbell, Santa Clara County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 7,228.91 residents per square mile of area (2,791.25/km²). There are average 2.41 people per household in the 15,891 households with an average household income of $79,662 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.30% of the available work force and has dropped -6.14% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 17.42%. The number of physicians in Campbell per 100,000 population = 263.9.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Campbell = 24.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 0.1 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 58. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 255. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 38.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 51, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Campbell, Santa Clara County, California which are owned by the occupant = 46.39%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 39 years with median home cost = $571,030 and home appreciation of -11.88%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.62 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,477 per student. There are 20.5 students for each teacher in the school. 73338.69% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 26.27% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 13.43% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Campbell's population in Santa Clara County, California of 1,244 residents in 1900 has increased 35,34-fold to 43,959 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.72% female residents and 50.28% male residents live in Campbell, Santa Clara County, California.

    As of 2020 in Campbell, Santa Clara County, California are married and the remaining 49.44% are single population.

  • 27.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Campbell require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.08% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 8.90% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.92% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.97% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Campbell, Santa Clara County, California, 46.39% are owner-occupied homes, another 50.65% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.96% are vacant.

  • The 42.24% of the population in Campbell, Santa Clara County, California who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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