Trumbull County, Ohio


Trumbull County, Ohio

Infobox U.S. County
county = Trumbull County
state = Ohio


founded year = 1800cite web|url = http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Trumbull.pdf |title = Ohio County Profiles: Trumbull County |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio Department of Development | format = PDF]
founded date = July 10
seat wl = Warren
largest city = Warren
area_total_sq_mi = 635
area_total_km2 = 1644
area_land_sq_mi = 616
area_land_km2 = 1597
area_water_sq_mi = 18
area_water_km2 = 47
area percentage = 2.87%
census yr = 2000
pop = 225116
density_sq_mi = 365
density_km2 = 141
time zone = Eastern
UTC offset = -5
DST offset= -4
web = www.co.trumbull.oh.us
named for = Jonathan Trumbull|

Trumbull County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 225,116. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Area.

Its county seat is WarrenGR|6. The county is named for Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of Connecticut, who once owned the land in this region.cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39155&sid=0|title = Trumbull County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University Extension Data Center ]

Originally Trumbull County consisted of the entire area of the Connecticut Western Reserve before being divided into smaller counties.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 635 square miles (1,644 km²).616 square miles (1,597 km²) of it is land and 18 square miles (47 km²) of it (2.87%) is water. It is approximately a square with sides of 25 miles; it is the only square county in Ohio. [cite web|title="TRUMBULL COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU"|url=http://www.exploretrumbullcounty.com/welcome/ourlocalarea.html]

Adjacent counties

*Ashtabula County (north)
*Crawford County, Pennsylvania (northeast)
*Mercer County, Pennsylvania (east)
*Mahoning County (south)
*Portage County (southwest)
*Geauga County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 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.

Government

Localities

Municipalities

There are eleven incorporated municipalities in Trumbull County (six cities and five villages):

Cities

Former township, now municipality

*Lordstown Township

Unincorporated places

There are also a number of unincorporated places in Trumbull County:

Census-designated places

Other places

Education

* [http://www.trumbull.kent.edu/ Kent State University Trumbull] is a regional campus of Kent State University, offering several associate degrees and a few bachelor degrees.

References

* [http://www.co.trumbull.oh.us/ Trumbull County website] ----


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