Introduction to Canfield, Ohio

Canfield, Ohio, in Mahoning county, is 7 miles SW of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center) and 56 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city, which is in the Youngstown - Warren area, has 7,374 residents.

Canfield History

The land now called Canfield was purchased by six gentlemen including Judson Canfield, who owned the largest tract of land. It was originally a township named Campfield, but on April 15, 1800, it was rechristened Canfield in honor of Judson Canfield. Most of the early settlers came from Connecticut. Other immigrants included the Germans and Irish Catholics.

Canfield and Nearby Attractions

  • Arms Family Museum of Local History
  • Glamorgan Castle
  • Guilford Lake State Park
  • National Aviary
  • Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
  • Hidden Valley
  • Kyle Woods State Nature Preserve

Things To Do In Canfield

Museums in the nearby area include Arms Family Museum of Local History, National Packard Museum, and the Butler Institute of American Art. Popular historic sites nearby are the Glamorgan Castle, the Mabel Hartzell Home, and the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial. The Guilford Lake State Park, Lake Milton State Park, and West Branch State Park are located in the region. Other attractions are the National Aviary and Six Flags Worlds of Adventure.

Canfield Transportation

Air transportation is available at Pittsburgh International Airport.

Canfield Higher Education

Some of the colleges located nearby are Youngstown State University, Hiram College, Mount Union College, and Penn State Shenango.


Total Population 7,424
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,723
Age of the Population 49


% of people married 64.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.9%
Median Earnings25+ $44,587
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,316
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,313


Median Family Income $89,429
% Above Poverty Level 94.3%
% Below Poverty Level 5.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%


People Living Alone 24%
Median Gross Rent $686
Median House Value $157,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 19.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Canfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SW of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Mahoning
Metro Area Youngstown - Warren
Standard Zip Codes 44406
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.025
Longitude -80.761

Canfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CANFIELD 1 S
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station WARREN 3 S
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Campbell 8,075 $36,451
Girard 9,716 $49,036

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

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