Campbell, CA


Campbell profile

Living in Campbell

Campbell is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 40,939 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Campbell is the 206th largest community in California.

Campbell home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Campbell real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Campbell is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Campbell is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Campbell who work in management occupations (13.88%), office and administrative support (11.86%), and sales jobs (9.83%).

Also of interest is that Campbell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Campbell is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Campbell area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

If knowledge is power, Campbell is a pretty powerful place. 51.55% of the adults in Campbell have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Campbell in 2010 was $51,269, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,076 for a family of four. However, Campbell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Campbell is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Campbell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Campbell residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Campbell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Campbell include Irish, Italian, English, and European.

Campbell also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.25%.

The most common language spoken in Campbell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.