Canton is a city located in Stark County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Stark County. With a 2020 population of 69,837, it is the 8th largest city in Ohio and the 535th largest city in the United States . Canton is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -4.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 73,007 in 2010. Canton reached it's highest population of 116,912 in 1950. Spanning over 26 miles, Canton has a population density of 2,671 people per square mile.
The average household income in Canton is $44,772 with a poverty rate of 30.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $71,100. The median age in Canton is 35.5 years, 33.8 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.