Canton, Ohio Population 2018

Canton, Ohio's estimated population is 70,909 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 2747.66 people/mi² (1060.87 people/km²), with a household density of 539.51 people/km² (1397.33 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 36,061 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2%, with a median rent of $606/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $71,000.

The median income for households in Canton, Ohio is $30,444, while the mean household income is $39,670. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201770,909-385-0.54%
201671,294-529-0.74%
201571,823-460-0.64%
201472,283-267-0.37%
201372,550-241-0.33%
201272,791-32-0.04%
201172,823-250-0.34%
201073,073-7,733-1.00%
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%

Population by Race

Race Population
White49,155
Black or African American17,534
Two or More Races4,380
Some Other Race597
Asian308
American Indian and Alaska Native189

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Canton Oh Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Canton Oh Median Age

35.8


Total

34.5


Male

37.2


Female

Canton Oh Adults

There are 54,339 adults, (10,391 of which are seniors) in Canton Oh.

Canton Oh Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Oh Sex Ratio

Female

38,356

53.15%

Male

33,807

46.85%

Canton Oh Households and Families

Canton Oh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Canton Oh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.8%25.2%
All49.2%50.8%
Male43%57%
Non Family41.7%58.3%
Female30.9%69.1%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canton Oh Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,5422.2849.2
Non Family13,5871.2241.7
Married8,8553.0574.8
Female6,3443.1830.9
Male1,7563.2743

2.99

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Canton Oh Households

Canton Oh Education

Canton Oh Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0674.42%
9th to 12th Grade5,23511.21%
High School Graduate17,27136.97%
Some College11,63424.91%
Associates Degree3,6817.88%
Bachelors Degree4,5189.67%
Graduate Degree2,3064.94%

Canton Oh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,62128,5855,626
Black10,3258,817847
Hispanic1,261715110
Multiple Races1,2181,093120
Other Race297142
Asian21718599
Native American18912022

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 45.62%.

Canton Oh Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,060$30,124$19,856
Less Than High School$13,815$21,405$8,293
High School Grad$21,877$26,129$15,807
Some College$25,083$33,463$19,774
Bachelors Degree$39,931$41,855$38,567
Graduate Degree$51,295$61,046$44,900

$25,060

Average Earnings

$30,124

Average Male

$19,856

Average Female

Canton Oh Language

Canton Oh Language by Age

Canton Oh Language

96.05% of Canton Oh residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Canton Oh Poverty

Canton Oh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,47711,54525.39%
Black17,1017,37143.10%
Multiple4,2712,44857.32%
Hispanic2,29466328.90%
Other59722838.19%
Asian3026922.85%
Native1895428.57%

31.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.59%

Male Poverty Rate

33.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton Oh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton Oh is Multiple, with 57.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton Oh is Asian, with 22.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.56%.

Canton Oh Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.06%
Some College26.53%
High School22.83%
Bachelors or Greater7.43%

Canton Oh Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.10%
Male Unemployed54.71%
Female Employed20.12%
Male Employed11.05%

Canton Oh Income

Canton Oh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,444$39,670
Families$38,407$47,260
Married Families$54,106$62,681
Non Families$21,268$28,393

Canton Oh Marital Status

Canton Oh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Canton Oh Marital Status by Race

Canton Oh Veterans

Canton Oh Veterans by War

4,618

Number of Veterans

4,190

Male Veterans

428

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,510
First Gulf War787
Korea504
World War II316
Second Gulf War273

Canton Oh Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,287
65 to 741,100
75+1,047
55 to 641,014
18 to 34170

Canton Oh Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6749.30%
Black8747.13%
2 or More482.82%
Hispanic342.16%
Indian2211.64%

Canton Oh Veterans by Education

16.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Oh Employment Status

Canton Oh Employment by Age

62%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Canton Oh Employment by Race

Canton Oh Employment by Education

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

81.01%

Born in Ohio

97.65%

Native Born

2.35%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.65% of Canton Oh residents were born in the United States, with 81.01% having been born in Ohio. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.