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Trumbull County, Ohio

Trumbull County, Ohio
Seal of Trumbull County, Ohio
Seal
Map of Ohio highlighting Trumbull County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded July 10, 1800[1]
Named for Jonathan Trumbull
Seat Warren
Largest city Warren
Area
 • Total 637 sq mi (1,650 km2)
 • Land 618 sq mi (1,601 km2)
 • Water 18 sq mi (47 km2), 2.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2013) 206,442
 • Density 340/sq mi (131/km²)
Congressional districts 13th, 14th
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website .us.oh.trumbull.cowww

Trumbull County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 210,312.[2] Its county seat is Warren.[3]

Trumbull County is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Adjacent counties 2.1
  • Demographics 3
  • Education 4
  • Communities 5
    • Cities 5.1
    • Villages 5.2
    • Townships 5.3
    • Defunct township 5.4
    • Census-designated places 5.5
    • Unincorporated communities 5.6
  • See also 6
  • References 7

History

After the discovery of the New World, the land that became Trumbull County was originally part of the French colony of Canada (New France), which was ceded in 1763 to Great Britain and renamed Province of Quebec. In the late 18th century the land became part of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the Northwest Territory, then was purchased by the Connecticut Land Company in 1795. Originally, Trumbull County consisted of the entire area of the Connecticut Western Reserve before being divided into smaller counties.

The county is named for Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of Connecticut, who once owned the land in this region.[4]

Geography

High-Speed, slow-motion video of lightning in Trumbull County Ohio on Tuesday, July 3, 2012. The video was captured by Nathan Boor of Aimed Research.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 637 square miles (1,650 km2), of which 618 square miles (1,600 km2) is land and 18 square miles (47 km2) (2.9%) is water.[5] It is approximately a square with sides of 25 miles; it is the only square county in Ohio.[6]

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[12] of 2000, there were 225,116 people, 89,020 households, and 61,690 families residing in the county. The population density was 365 people per square mile (141/km²). There were 95,117 housing units at an average density of 154 per square mile (60/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.21% White, 7.90% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 94.6% spoke English and 1.0% German as their first language.

There were 89,020 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.90% were married couples living together, 12.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.70% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,298, and the median income for a family was $46,203. Males had a median income of $36,823 versus $24,443 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,188. About 7.90% of families and 10.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.40% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Education

  • Kent State University Trumbull is a regional campus of Kent State University, offering several associate degrees and a few bachelor's degrees.

Communities

Map of Trumbull County, Ohio with municipal and township labels

Cities

Villages

Townships

Defunct township

Census-designated places

Unincorporated communities

The Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center, formally known as the Ravenna Training and Logistics Site and commonly known as the Ravenna Arsenal, occupies a small part of Braceville Township.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Trumbull County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "Trumbull County data".  
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  6. ^ "TRUMBULL COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU". 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  10. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  12. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  • Trumbull County website

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