Canfield is a city in central Mahoning County, Ohio, United States, a suburb ten miles southwest of Youngstown. The population was 7,515 at the 2010 census. Located at the intersection of U.S. Route 224 and U.S. Route 62, it is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 2005, Canfield was rated the 82nd best place to live in the United States by Money magazine.
The village was named after Judson Canfield, a land agent. Canfield was incorporated as a village in 1849.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.61 square miles (11.94 km2), of which 4.58 square miles (11.86 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water. It is surrounded by Canfield Township.
As of the census of 2010, there were 7,515 people, 3,073 households, and 2,196 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,640.8 inhabitants per square mile (633.5/km2). There were 3,306 housing units at an average density of 721.8 per square mile (278.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races.