Canton, OH

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2021 Population
71,097
0.33% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
35
0.287% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
30.3%
1.09% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$34,611
5.73% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$76,800
4.77% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
29,374
1.85% 1-year decline

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In 2021, Canton, OH had a population of 71.1k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $34,611. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Canton, OH grew from 70,863 to 71,097, a 0.33% increase and its median household income grew from $32,735 to $34,611, a 5.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Canton, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.4%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.24%).

None of the households in Canton, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Canton, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Canton, OH are Malone University (485 degrees awarded in 2021), Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences (85 degrees), and Canton City Schools Adult Career and Technical Education (201539) (82 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Canton, OH was $76,800, and the homeownership rate was 47.8%.

Most people in Canton, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Canton, OH was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Canton, OH is home to a population of 71.1k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2021, 2.35% of Canton, OH residents were born outside of the country (1.67k people).

In 2021, there were 2.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.5k people) in Canton, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.48k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2021 Citizenship
98.5%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 98.6% of Canton, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Canton, OH was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Canton, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.5k ± 1.16k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.1k ± 1.17k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.48k ± 1.06k
4.75%
Hispanic Population
3.38k people

In 2021, there were 2.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.5k people) in Canton, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.48k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.75% of the people in Canton, OH are hispanic (3.38k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    66,680 ± 6,322 people
  2. Mexico
    44,514 ± 5,170 people
  3. China
    34,822 ± 4,575 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 66,680 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,514 and China with 34,822.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.35%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.67k people
2.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.77k people

As of 2021, 2.35% of Canton, OH residents (1.67k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Canton, OH was 2.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,356 ± 246
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    741 ± 230
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    539 ± 184

Canton, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Canton, OH employs 29.4k people. The largest industries in Canton, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,409 people), Manufacturing (5,214 people), and Retail Trade (3,384 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($85,110), Utilities ($67,344), and Public Administration ($55,068).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,152. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

29.4k
2021 Value
± 1,420
−1.85%
1 Year decline
± 6.87%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Canton, OH declined at a rate of −1.85%, from 29.9k employees to 29.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Canton, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,697 people), Production Occupations (3,448 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,727 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Canton, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.4k
2021 Value
± 1,420
−1.85%
1 Year decline
± 6.87%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Canton, OH declined at a rate of −1.85%, from 29.9k employees to 29.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Canton, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,409 people), Manufacturing (5,214 people), and Retail Trade (3,384 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Canton, OH, though some of these residents may live in Canton, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,253
Median earning men ± $2,107
$26,027
Median earning women ± $1,249

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($55,216), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,840), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,363).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($49,886), Wholesale Trade ($40,512), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,035).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $56.1B
  2. $53.3B
  3. $50B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $56.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($53.3B) and Motorized vehicles ($50B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$651B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.24T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
91% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $651B. This is expected to increase 91% to $1.24T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $44B
  2. $38.3B
  3. $30.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44B, followed by Indiana with $38.3B and Pennsylvania and $30.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Canton, OH awarded 732 degrees. The student population of Canton, OH in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 540 male students and 1,240 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Canton, OH are White (564 and 77.5%), followed by Black or African American (77 and 10.6%), Two or More Races (33 and 4.53%), and Unknown (27 and 3.71%).

The largest universities in Canton, OH by number of degrees awarded are Malone University (485 and 66.3%), Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences (85 and 11.6%), and Canton City Schools Adult Career and Technical Education (201539) (82 and 11.2%).

The most popular majors in Canton, OH are Registered Nursing (93 and 12.7%), General Business Administration & Management (78 and 10.7%), and Mental Health Counseling (51 and 6.97%).

The median tuition cost in Canton, OH for private four year colleges is $25,305.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Canton, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 72.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 1,780 (30.3% men and 69.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 1,780 students enrolled in Canton, OH, 30.3% men and 69.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,314 records, of which 70.2% were women and 29.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Canton, OH was Registered Nursing with 82 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 485 degrees awarded
  2. 85 degrees awarded
  3. 82 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Malone University with 485 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 207 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Canton, OH, which is 0.394 times less than the 525 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 564 degrees mean that there were 7.32 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 77 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($25,305) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,050) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,423) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.649% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.641% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (3.04M), Some college (2.01M), and Bachelors Degree (1.59M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Canton, OH was $76,800 in 2021, which is 0.314 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $73,300 to $76,800, a 4.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Canton, OH is 47.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Canton, OH have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Canton, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Canton, OH is $34,611. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Canton, OH was Census Tract 7122.02 with a value of $81,550, followed by Census Tract 7115.02 and Census Tract 7132.01, with respective values of $78,594 and $61,258.

Property

$76,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,461
$14,415
Median Property Taxes
±$865

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Canton, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Canton, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

47.8%
Homeownership
2021
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 47.8% of the housing units in Canton, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7122.02
  2. Census Tract 7115.02
  3. Census Tract 7132.01

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Canton, OH was Census Tract 7122.02 with a value of $81,550, followed by Census Tract 7115.02 and Census Tract 7132.01, with respective values of $78,594 and $61,258.

The following map shows all of the places in Canton, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$34,611
Median Household Income
± $1,515
30.2k
Number of Households
± 1,341

In 2021, the median household income of the 30.2k households in Canton, OH grew to $34,611 from the previous year's value of $32,735.

The following chart displays the households in Canton, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Canton, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2021, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0758% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (80.2%)
  2. Carpooled (7.77%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.83%)

In 2021, 80.2% of workers in Canton, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.77%) and those who worked at home (4.83%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Canton, OH have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.71% of the workforce in Canton, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Canton, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Canton, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

30.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Canton, OH (20.8k out of 68.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Canton, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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90.2% of the population of Canton, OH has health coverage, with 31.2% on employee plans, 38.1% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 8.26% on non-group plans, and 1.58% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Stark County, OH see 1256 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.317% decrease from the previous year (1260 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1547 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 320 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,256 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Stark County, OH

Primary care physicians in Stark County, OH see an average of 1,256 patients per year. This represents a 0.317% decrease from the previous year (1,260 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Stark County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.9% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.83%
Uninsured
31.2%
Employer Coverage
38.1%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
8.26%
Non-Group
1.58%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Canton, OH grew by 3.08% from 9.54% to 9.83%.

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