Canton, OH

71,895 Population
25.5 square miles 2,833.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
Ranked 8th Highest in OH
Population Density
2,833.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.6%
was 66.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.1%
was 3.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in OH
Percent Under 18
26.3%
was 25.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in OH
Percent 65 and Over
13.0%
was 16.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in OH

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.5
was 6.1
Ranked 26th Lowest in OH
Percent Living in Poverty
31.6%
was 33.3%
Ranked 7th Lowest in OH
Median Household Income
$30,601
was $25,817
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.4
46.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
9.7
was 15.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,128.8
was 927.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,336.2
was 5,858.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,876
was 35,295
Ranked 8th Highest in OH
Median Rent
$583
was $588
Ranked 10th Highest in OH
Total Building Permits
11
was 22
 
Occupied Housing Units
29,822
was 30,184
 
Homeownership Rate
46.3%
was 51.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Single Family Building Permits
11
was 22
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,328.0
was 1,383.6
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.2%
was 25.8%
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
Ranked 4th Highest in OH
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.2%
was 97.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.6%
was 99.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.3%
was 84.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in OH
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.4%
was 14.1%
Ranked 8th Highest in OH

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