Latest Data (2017)
Population 70,909
Nationwide Rank 507

Quick Facts

Canton, Ohio is the 507th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Canton, Ohio is a city.

Canton, Ohio is currently 39.3% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Canton, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 99% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Canton, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
497 Gulfport, Mississippi 71,822 0.5%
498 Redlands, California 71,554 11.8%
499 Frederick, Maryland 71,408 34.4%
500 Passaic, New Jersey 71,247 4.9%
501 Wilmington, Delaware 71,106 -2.2%
502 Kissimmee, Florida 71,104 44.6%
503 Lynwood, California 71,099 1.6%
504 Maple Grove, Minnesota 71,066 38.3%
505 South Jordan, Utah 70,954 139.1%
506 Weston, Florida 70,944 39.6%
507 Canton, Ohio 70,909 -12.3%
508 Georgetown, Texas 70,685 147.1%
509 North Richland Hills, Texas 70,441 25.8%
510 Union City, New Jersey 70,387 4.9%
511 St. Charles, Missouri 70,329 15.9%
512 Homestead, Florida 69,907 119.0%
513 Walnut Creek, California 69,773 8.0%
514 Woodbury, Minnesota 69,756 48.5%
515 Davis, California 68,986 16.6%
516 Mansfield, Texas 68,928 142.5%
517 Marysville, Washington 68,864 134.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
189 Dayton 140,371 -15.3%
437 Parma 79,167 -7.4%
507 Canton 70,909 -12.3%
569 Youngstown 64,604 -20.9%
578 Lorain 63,841 -7.1%
601 Hamilton 62,092 2.4%
635 Springfield 59,208 -10.1%
687 Kettering 55,175 -4.3%
715 Elyria 53,883 -3.8%
763 Lakewood 50,249 -11.0%
775 Newark 49,423 6.6%
779 Cuyahoga Falls 49,247 -0.3%
789 Middletown 48,823 -5.4%
814 Dublin 47,619 50.3%
823 Euclid 47,201 -10.2%
825 Mentor 47,121 -6.3%
829 Beavercreek 46,948 22.2%
839 Mansfield 46,160 -10.7%
854 Strongsville 44,744 1.9%
857 Cleveland Heights 44,562 -12.0%
900 Fairfield 42,566 1.0%
922 Findlay 41,321 5.3%
930 Grove City 41,022 48.3%
952 Lancaster 40,280 13.4%
965 Westerville 39,737 11.9%
969 Warren 39,562 -17.7%
981 Delaware 39,267 51.6%
1014 Huber Heights 37,986 -0.6%
1020 Reynoldsburg 37,847 17.5%
1036 Lima 37,149 -11.0%
1072 Marion 35,997 -3.4%
1073 Hilliard 35,939 47.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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