Latest Data (2018)
Population 70,458
Nationwide Rank 515

Quick Facts

Canton, Ohio is the 515th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Canton, Ohio is a city.

Canton, Ohio is currently 39.7% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Canton, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Canton, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
505 Redlands, California 71,586 11.9%
506 Woodbury, Minnesota 71,306 51.8%
507 Decatur, Illinois 71,290 -12.9%
508 Weston, Florida 71,210 40.1%
509 Mansfield, Texas 70,981 149.7%
510 North Richland Hills, Texas 70,836 26.5%
511 St. Charles, Missouri 70,764 16.6%
512 Wilmington, Delaware 70,635 -2.8%
513 Lynwood, California 70,504 0.7%
514 Homestead, Florida 70,477 120.8%
515 Canton, Ohio 70,458 -12.9%
516 Passaic, New Jersey 69,948 3.0%
517 Walnut Creek, California 69,825 8.0%
518 Marysville, Washington 69,779 137.9%
519 Delray Beach, Florida 69,358 14.9%
520 Davis, California 69,289 17.1%
521 Broomfield, Colorado 69,267 75.0%
522 Camarillo, California 69,127 20.2%
523 Daytona Beach, Florida 68,866 7.9%
524 Eau Claire, Wisconsin 68,866 10.8%
525 North Port, Florida 68,628 195.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
190 Dayton 140,640 -15.1%
442 Parma 78,751 -7.9%
515 Canton 70,458 -12.9%
576 Youngstown 64,958 -20.5%
588 Lorain 64,028 -6.8%
605 Hamilton 62,174 2.5%
641 Springfield 59,282 -10.0%
695 Kettering 55,103 -4.4%
723 Elyria 53,881 -3.9%
773 Lakewood 50,100 -11.3%
774 Newark 50,029 7.9%
788 Cuyahoga Falls 49,272 -0.2%
797 Middletown 48,861 -5.3%
800 Dublin 48,647 53.6%
825 Beavercreek 47,391 23.4%
830 Mentor 47,273 -6.0%
834 Euclid 46,946 -10.7%
840 Mansfield 46,560 -9.9%
860 Strongsville 44,853 2.1%
872 Cleveland Heights 44,373 -12.4%
900 Fairfield 42,613 1.1%
924 Grove City 41,625 50.5%
934 Findlay 41,324 5.4%
955 Lancaster 40,414 13.8%
957 Westerville 40,387 13.8%
973 Delaware 39,930 54.2%
1011 Warren 38,382 -20.2%
1012 Reynoldsburg 38,278 18.9%
1018 Huber Heights 38,174 -0.1%
1048 Lima 36,862 -11.7%
1069 Hilliard 36,414 49.1%
1075 Marion 36,087 -3.2%
1093 Gahanna 35,551 9.2%
1095 Upper Arlington 35,522 5.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 70,458 515
2017 70,909 507
2016 71,323 495
2015 71,885 484
2014 72,297 472
2013 72,535 463
2012 72,683 457
2011 72,701 449
2010 73,007 445
2009 78,379 389
2008 78,673 386
2007 78,772 374
2006 78,898 369
2005 79,300 366
2004 79,773 362
2003 80,093 355
2002 80,302 349
2001 80,618 346
2000 80,904 336
1990 84,047 264
1950 116,912 89
1940 108,401 83
1930 104,906 83
1920 87,091 82