Located in the West Valley of Santa Clara County, Campbell is a delightful community where tradition and progress combine in a successful blend.

Facts and Figures at a Glance

Printable version of Campbell’s Demographics

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City Population* 40,161
Average Single Family Home 12/09 $790,611
Median Family Income $96,548
Median Household Income $74,541
Per Capita Income $41,977
Employed Residents 30,794
Number of Occupied Housholds 16,103
Bachelors Degree or Higher 44.1%
Average Family Size 3.0
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Age 39.4
Campbell’s History
Benjamin Campbell, Campbell’s founder, came West in 1846 with his family. His father, William, is noted for having surveyed the cities of San Jose and Santa Clara, and for starting a sawmill near the town of Saratoga. In 1851, Benjamin Campbell bought 160 acres and planted it with hay and grain. This acreage later became Campbell’s historical downtown core.

In 1878, Mr. Campbell sold an acre of his land for $5 to the railroad and, by1887, the first subdivision was recorded west of the railroad from Campbell Avenue to the spot where the Water Tower Plaza now stands. The area became the center for shipping fruit, and within a short period of time, the drying grounds and canneries made Campbell an important rail center. The Campbell Fruit Growers’ Union became a well known cooperative with its 17-acre drying yard.

There were three major canneries in Campbell the J.C. Ainsley Packing Company, Hyde Cannery, and Payne Cannery. Most of the output of high quality fruit from the Ainsley Cannery was shipped to England. Ainsley Park, located between Harrison and the railroad tracks, commemorates the man and his cannery. Of special interest in the park are two giant black walnut trees that were planted by the Swope family, descendants of Benjamin Campbell.

With all the industry, Campbell needed a bank, and in 1895, the Bank of Campbell was established at the corner of Campbell and Central Avenues. The Bank of Campbell, now called the Farley Building, is Campbell’s oldest commercial building. President Theodore Roosevelt visited Campbell in 1903. He came at the request of Professor J. Fred Smith, the first principal of Campbell Union High School. While here, President Roosevelt planted a redwood tree on the school grounds. The Campbell Union High School closed its doors in 1980 and now serves as a community center, providing a meeting place for a variety of clubs and organizations. Campbell was first known for its churches, which once directed community life. Later, the Board of Trade became the leading community service. The Board of Trade is now known as the Campbell Chamber of Commerce.

Campbell was officially incorporated as a city in 1952. City offices occupied several buildings, such as Fire House No. 1 and the old Congregational Church, before the official City Hall was built. Campbell has grown from a small farming community with a population of approximately 5,000 to a progressive community with a population of over 38,000.

Public Art and Commemorative Plaques
The City of Campbell has 32 examples of public art for all to enjoy. The creative Display of 9 different artists provides a variety of art pieces in brass, bronze, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, tile, stained and stamped concrete, paint and glass.The City of Campbell has 48 bronze plaques at many sites throughout the City. These plaques provide information regarding historic events, sites and community leader contributions to the City.

Campbell Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Campbell

692 Gale DR CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 692 Gale DR, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81805884)
3 beds 3 baths 2,120 sqft $668,302

Sold Listings in Campbell

300 Union AVE 10 CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 300 Union AVE 10, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81808825)
2 beds 2 baths 1,127 sqft $710,000
555 W Latimer AVE CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 555 W Latimer AVE, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81805942)
2 beds 2 baths 1,126 sqft $690,000
5027 Pine Tree TER CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 5027 Pine Tree TER, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81805579)
2 beds 2 baths 970 sqft $742,500
65 Dot AVE CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 65 Dot AVE, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81802442)
2 beds 2 baths 1,060 sqft $680,000
133 Union AVE E CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 133 Union AVE E, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81795804)
2 beds 2 baths 1,346 sqft $780,000
135 Union AVE B CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 135 Union AVE B, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81795358)
2 beds 2 baths 1,020 sqft $779,000
905 Apricot AVE D CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 905 Apricot AVE D, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81792539)
2 beds 2 baths 1,187 sqft $740,000
324 W Sunnyoaks AVE CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 324 W Sunnyoaks AVE, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81792276)
2 beds 2 baths 1,178 sqft $775,000
110 Salice WAY CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 110 Salice WAY, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81791966)
2 beds 2 baths 1,141 sqft $790,000
2857 S Bascom AVE 105 CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 2857 S Bascom AVE 105, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81790801)
2 beds 2 baths 841 sqft $628,000
553 W Latimer AVE CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 553 W Latimer AVE, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81790608)
2 beds 2 baths 1,126 sqft $680,000
2865 S Bascom AVE 904 CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 2865 S Bascom AVE 904, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81789660)
2 beds 2 baths 841 sqft $615,000
605 Marathon DR CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 605 Marathon DR, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81788264)
2 beds 2 baths 953 sqft $635,000
860 Apricot AVE H CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 860 Apricot AVE H, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81787314)
2 beds 2 baths 1,065 sqft $746,250
909 Apricot AVE E CAMPBELL, CA 95008
Photo of 909 Apricot AVE E, CAMPBELL, CA 95008 (MLS # ML81783855)
2 beds 2 baths 1,187 sqft $775,000

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Campbell School Data

Campbell School Districts

Campbell Union
K-8
http://www.campbellusd.org
West Valley Schools Transportation Agency Jpa
n/a

Campbell Schools

Campbell Middle School
5-8, public
Capri Elementary School
K-5, charter
Castlemont Elementary School
K-5, charter
Rosemary Elementary School
K-4, charter
https://rosemary.campbellusd.org/
Westmont High School
9-12, public
http://www.westmont.cuhsd.org
Old Orchard School
PK-8, private
http://www.oldorchardschool.com/page.cfm?p=1
West Valley Christian School
K-8, private
http://www.wvcs.org
St. Lucy Parish School
PK-8, private
http://www.stlucyschool.org
Campbell Christian School
PK-8, private
http://www.campbellchristian.org/
Casa Di Mir Montessori School
PK-8, private
http://www.casadimir.org/
San Jose Christian School
PK-8, private
http://www.sjchristian.org
Village
K-5, charter
Canyon Heights Academy
K-8, private
http://www.canyonheightsacademy.com
Learn for Fun at Durant
1-6, private
Pioneer Family Academy
K-12, private
http://www.pioneerfamilyacademy.com/
Veritas Christian Academy
K-12, private
http://www.veritaschristian.org
Old Orchard School
K-8, private
Centro Armonia School
K, private
Stellar Learning Academy
K-12, private
http://www.stellarlearningacademy.org/
Canyon Heights Academy
PK-8, private
Starbright School – Campbell
K, private
Valley International Academy – Campbell Community Center
9-12, private
http://www.valleyacademy.org/index.html
Live Oak Academy
1-12, private
Valley International Academy
9-12, private
http://www.valleyacademy.org/
Stellar Learning Academy
PK-12, private
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