Canton, Ohio Population 2019

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 35.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 35,697 households in the city, with an average size of 2.26 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%, with a median rent of $634/month. The median house has 5.6 rooms, and has a value of $70,200.

The median income for households in Canton, Ohio is $30,837, while the mean household income is $41,666.

Canton Oh Demographics

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

  • White: 68.97%
  • Black or African American: 23.21%
  • Two or more races: 6.30%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
LatLng(40.7989, -81.3785)
Rank in State8th
StateOhio
CountyStark County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)66.84 (25.81 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.04 (0.02 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID3912000
Density (km²)1,054.12
Density (mi²)2,730.18
Area Code(s)234 / 330
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
White49,493
Black or African American16,656
Two or More Races4,523
Some Other Race674
Asian288
American Indian and Alaska Native118
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Canton Oh Population Pyramid 2019

Canton Oh Median Age

35.8


Total

34.5


Male

37


Female

Canton Oh Adults

There are 54,138 adults, (10,152 of whom are seniors) in Canton Oh.

Canton Oh Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Oh Sex Ratio

Female

37,722

52.56%

Male

34,041

47.44%

Canton Oh Households and Families

Canton Oh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Canton Oh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All47.9%52.1%
Male43%57%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Female30.4%69.6%

47.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,5302.2647.9
Non Family13,2231.2142.1
Married8,3913.0272.5
Female6,8283.1230.4
Male2,0883.0843

2.93

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Canton Oh Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7633.80%
9th to 12th Grade5,21511.23%
High School Graduate17,55237.79%
Some College11,89325.60%
Associates Degree3,5297.60%
Bachelors Degree4,0778.78%
Graduate Degree2,4205.21%

Canton Oh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,50828,6625,314
Black9,9358,518923
Multiple Races1,3551,24480
Hispanic1,345791107
Other Race357193
Asian23019258
Native American11811815
Islander1111

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 25.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,802$30,678$18,910
Less Than High School$14,006$21,834$7,789
High School Grad$21,674$26,943$15,339
Some College$24,953$31,777$20,490
Bachelors Degree$41,714$44,943$39,265
Graduate Degree$51,530$62,197$45,548

$24,802

Average Earnings

$30,678

Average Male

$18,910

Average Female

Canton Oh Language

Canton Oh Language by Age

Canton Oh Language

95.93% of Canton Oh residents speak only English, while 4.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Canton Oh Poverty

Canton Oh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,60211,51425.25%
Black16,2456,83642.08%
Multiple4,4112,55257.86%
Hispanic2,53189135.20%
Other67421632.05%
Asian2889231.94%
Native1184235.59%

31.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.21%

Male Poverty Rate

33.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton Oh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton Oh is Multiple, with 57.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton Oh is White, with 25.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.64%
Some College24.87%
High School24.08%
Bachelors or Greater7.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.82%
Male Unemployed60.20%
Female Employed21.22%
Male Employed11.03%

Canton Oh Income

Canton Oh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,837$41,666
Families$39,226$48,492
Married Families$58,872$67,158
Non Families$21,452$30,510

Canton Oh Marital Status

Canton Oh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.5%

Male Marriage Rate

29.2%

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 55-64.

Canton Oh Marital Status by Race

Canton Oh Veterans

4,559

Number of Veterans

4,207

Male Veterans

352

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,408
First Gulf War898
Korea518
Second Gulf War311
World War II226
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,356
65 to 741,082
75+966
55 to 64961
18 to 34194

Canton Oh Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7079.35%
Black7886.67%
2 or More472.62%
Hispanic372.19%
Indian1714.41%

Canton Oh Veterans by Education

15.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Oh Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

11.8%

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

81.37%

Born in Ohio

97.46%

Native Born

2.54%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.46% of Canton Oh residents were born in the United States, with 81.37% having been born in Ohio. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.