Massillon, Ohio Population 2021

32,866
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Massillon is a city located in Stark County Ohio. With a 2020 population of 32,866, it is the 45th largest city in Ohio and the 1199th largest city in the United States . Massillon is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 2.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,149 in 2010. Massillon reached it's highest population of 32,866 in 2021. Spanning over 19 miles, Massillon has a population density of 1,733 people per square mile.

The average household income in Massillon is $57,366 with a poverty rate of 17.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $689 per month, and the median house value is $102,100. The median age in Massillon is 40.8 years, 39.4 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Massillon Demographics

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

  • White: 86.71%
  • Black or African American: 7.87%
  • Two or more races: 4.40%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Massillon, Ohio is 32,866 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,443.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 32,149.

Massillon, Ohio Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021395,900-810-0.20%
2020396,710-810-0.20%
2019397,520-810-0.20%
2018398,330-997-0.25%
2017399,327-1,741-0.44%
2016401,068-1,365-0.34%
2015402,433-1,242-0.31%
2014403,6753100.08%
2013403,365-64-0.02%
2012403,429980.02%
2011403,331-887-0.22%
2010404,2180.00%

Massillon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,10886.71%
Black or African American2,5507.87%
Two or More Races1,4264.40%
Asian1590.49%
Some Other Race870.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.26%
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Massillon Population by Race

Massillon Population Pyramid $2021

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Massillon Median Age

40.8


Total

39.4


Male

43.4


Female

Massillon Adults

There are 25,330 adults, (6,332 of whom are seniors) in Massillon.

Massillon Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Massillon Sex Ratio

Female

16,324

50.36%

Male

16,091

49.64%

Massillon Population by Age

Massillon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Massillon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All62.9%37.1%
Male56.6%43.4%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female38.6%61.4%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Massillon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,6302.3262.9
Married5,5122.9880.5
Non Family5,4051.1954.2
Female1,7973.2638.6
Male9163.1356.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Massillon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4992.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,8558.31%
High School Graduate9,52642.67%
Some College4,97622.29%
Associates Degree1,7777.96%
Bachelors Degree2,49211.16%
Graduate Degree1,2015.38%
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Massillon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Massillon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,93017,8793,513
Black1,6301,47146
2+ Races36332042
Hispanic22317539
Asian1257247
Native American69696
Other Race3131

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 37.60%.

Massillon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,758$39,364$28,553
Less Than 9th Grade$24,033$31,713$9,063
High School Graduate$29,840$34,648$23,994
Some College$31,345$39,775$27,039
Bachelors Degree$53,316$57,794$45,333
Graduate Degree$71,475$71,513$71,354

$32,758

Average Earnings

$39,364

Average Male

$28,553

Average Female

Massillon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Massillon Language by Age

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Massillon Language

97.79% of Massillon residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Massillon Language

Massillon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,1784,28215.76%
Black2,39275631.61%
Multiple1,37728920.99%
Asian1597547.17%
Hispanic4644710.13%
Other871820.69%
Native851214.12%

17.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.61%

Male Poverty Rate

19.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Massillon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Massillon is Asian, with 47.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Massillon is Hispanic, with 10.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.27%.

Massillon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.66%
High School14.50%
Some College14.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.22%

Massillon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.09%
Male Unemployed31.55%
Female Employed14.20%
Male Employed7.18%

Massillon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Massillon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,809$57,366
Families$53,899$67,141
Married Families$66,154$80,337
Non Families$29,458$39,070
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Income by Household Type

Massillon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Massillon Married by Age and Sex

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Massillon 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.

Massillon Marital Status by Race

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Massillon Marital Status

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2,362

Number of Veterans

2,184

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam902
First Gulf War357
Second Gulf War353
Korea153
World War II26

Massillon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74789
35 to 54574
75+559
55 to 64346
18 to 3494

Massillon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2189.83%
Black874.76%
2+ Races324.64%
Native American2536.23%

Massillon Veterans by Race

Massillon Veterans by Education

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4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Massillon Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Massillon Employment by Age

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Massillon Employment by Race

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Massillon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.45%

Born in Massillon

98.66%

Native Born

1.34%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.66% of Massillon residents were born in the United States, with 84.45% having been born in Ohio. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Massillon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132,8661410.43%
202032,7251410.43%
201932,5841410.43%
201832,443750.23%
201732,368-2-0.01%
201632,370-5-0.02%
201532,375-37-0.11%
201432,412560.17%
201332,356130.04%
201232,343650.20%
201132,278-8-0.02%
201032,2869610.30%
200031,3253180.10%
199031,0074500.15%
198030,557-1,982-0.63%
197032,5391,3030.41%
196031,2361,6420.54%
195029,5942,9501.06%
194026,6442440.09%
193026,4008,9724.24%
192017,4283,5492.30%
191013,8791,9351.51%
190011,9441,8521.70%
189010,0923,2563.97%
18806,8361,6512.80%
18705,1851,3663.11%
18603,8190.00%

Massillon Population by Year