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 2.28 people per household. The vacancy rate was 15.3%, 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 $17,384, and 27% of families and 31.8% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 48.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 15.5% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
201073,073-7,733-9.57%
200080,806-3,355-3.99%
199084,161-8,916-9.58%
198093,077-16,976-15.43%
1970110,053-3,578-3.15%
1960113,631-3,281-2.81%
1950116,9128,5117.85%
1940108,4013,4953.33%
1930104,90617,81520.46%
192087,09136,87473.43%
191050,21719,55063.75%
190030,6674,47817.10%
189026,18913,931113.65%
188012,2583,59841.55%
18708,6604,619114.30%
18604,0411,43855.24%
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
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

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

Canton Oh Population Pyramid 2018

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Canton Oh Median Age

35.8


Total

34.5


Male

37.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 53,394 adults 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 Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
5,420
Houses With Mortgage
9,593
Vacancy Rate
15.3
Median Rent
606
Median Home Value
71,000
Renter-Occupied Units
15,529
Owner-Occupied Units
15,013
Total Housing Units
36,061

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Canton Oh for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 8% and the labor force participation rate is 62%.

Canton Oh Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.28
Average Family Size
2.99
Total Households
30542
Married Couple Households
8855
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1756
Female Householder (no husband) Families
6344
Non Family Households
13587
Total Families
16955
Households With Own Children
8276
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.6

Canton Oh Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
4,504
$10,000 to $14,999
3,149
$15,000 to $24,999
5,280
$25,000 to $34,999
4,365
$35,000 to $49,999
4,733
$50,000 to $74,999
4,751
$75,000 to $99,999
2,025
$100,000 to $149,999
1,358
$150,000 to $199,999
221
Over $200,000
156

Canton Oh Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Canton Oh

Ohio

$30,444

$50,674

$39,670

$68,341

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Canton Oh Education Data

Canton Oh Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,0674.42%
9th to 12th Grade
5,23511.21%
High School Graduate
17,27136.97%
Some College
11,63424.91%
Associates Degree
3,6817.88%
Bachelors Degree
4,5189.67%
Graduate Degree
2,3064.94%