Canton, Ohio Population 2020

70,458

Canton, Ohio's estimated population is 70,458 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Canton, Ohio is the 8th largest city in Ohio based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2730.18 people/mi² (1054.12 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.3 years, 33.7 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

The median income for households in Canton, Ohio is $, while the mean household income is $.

Canton Oh Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Canton Oh was:

  • White: 67.73%
  • Black or African American: 24.56%
  • Two or more races: 5.78%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%

How Many People Live in Canton, Ohio?

70,458
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201870,458-359-0.51%
201770,817-456-0.64%
201671,273-543-0.76%
201571,816-465-0.64%
201472,281-277-0.38%
201372,558-228-0.31%
201272,786-31-0.04%
201172,817-248-0.34%
201073,065-7,741-1.00%
200080,806-3,355-0.41%
199084,161-8,916-1.00%
198093,077-16,976-1.66%
1970110,053-3,578-0.32%
1960113,631-3,281-0.28%
1950116,9128,5110.76%
1940108,4013,4950.33%
1930104,90617,8151.88%
192087,09136,8745.66%
191050,21719,5505.06%
190030,6674,4781.59%
189026,18913,9317.89%
188012,2583,5983.54%
18708,6604,6197.92%
18604,0411,4384.50%
18502,6030.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018398,655-763-0.19%
2017399,418-1,651-0.41%
2016401,069-1,359-0.34%
2015402,428-1,268-0.32%
2014403,6963290.08%
2013403,367-49-0.01%
2012403,4161210.03%
2011403,295-917-0.23%
2010404,2120.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,30267.73%
Black or African American17,51124.56%
Two or More Races4,1225.78%
Some Other Race9581.34%
Asian3520.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.02%

Canton Oh Population Pyramid 2020

Canton Oh Median Age

35.3


Total

33.7


Male

37.3


Female

Canton Oh Adults

There are 53,757 adults, (9,967 of whom are seniors) in Canton Oh.

Canton Oh Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Oh Sex Ratio

Female

36,933

51.79%

Male

34,380

48.21%

Canton Oh Households and Families

Canton Oh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Canton Oh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73%27%
All47.7%52.3%
Male45.4%54.6%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Female28.8%71.2%

47.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,4052.2647.7
Non Family13,4821.1842.4
Married8,1433.0173
Female6,9053.228.8
Male1,8753.2745.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Canton Oh Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8153.91%
9th to 12th Grade4,72510.17%
High School Graduate17,81938.37%
Some College12,10726.07%
Associates Degree3,7087.98%
Bachelors Degree3,9768.56%
Graduate Degree2,2944.94%

Canton Oh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,14628,8385,089
Black10,2198,842906
Hispanic1,452782158
Multiple Races1,3711,24269
Other Race513258
Asian21117954
Native American555512
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,349$31,212$20,031
Less Than High School$16,412$21,555$8,253
High School Grad$23,362$27,428$17,785
Some College$25,102$33,233$20,076
Bachelors Degree$41,611$44,884$40,654
Graduate Degree$53,499$59,704$47,452

$25,349

Average Earnings

$31,212

Average Male

$20,031

Average Female

Canton Oh Language

Canton Oh Language by Age

Canton Oh Language

95.30% of Canton Oh residents speak only English, while 4.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Canton Oh Poverty

Canton Oh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,44010,63723.94%
Black17,0717,45243.65%
Multiple4,0272,32557.74%
Hispanic2,8661,22442.71%
Other95841142.90%
Asian3509426.86%
Native553563.64%

31.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.82%

Male Poverty Rate

34.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton Oh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton Oh is Native, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton Oh is White, with 23.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.16%
High School23.51%
Some College23.29%
Bachelors or Greater6.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.61%
Male Unemployed52.99%
Female Employed20.43%
Male Employed10.93%

Canton Oh Income

Canton Oh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,735$43,236
Families$41,368$50,379
Married Families$62,964$70,247
Non Families$22,592$32,189

Canton Oh Marital Status

Canton Oh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

29.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Canton Oh Married by Age and Sex

Canton Oh Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Canton Oh Marital Status by Race

Canton Oh Veterans

4,288

Number of Veterans

3,847

Male Veterans

441

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,472
First Gulf War856
Korea438
Second Gulf War415
World War II151

Canton Oh Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4668.94%
Black7416.07%
Hispanic663.66%
2 or More462.55%
Other162.99%
Indian1425.45%
Asian51.57%

Canton Oh Veterans by Education

14.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Oh Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Canton Oh Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.91%

Born in Ohio

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.47% of Canton Oh residents were born in the United States, with 81.91% having been born in Ohio. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.