Latest Data (2016)
Population 71,323
Nationwide Rank 495

Quick Facts

Canton, Ohio is the 495th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Canton, Ohio is a city.

Canton, Ohio is currently 39.0% 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
2000-2016
485 Bismarck, North Dakota 72,417 29.7%
486 Missoula, Montana 72,364 25.3%
487 Waukesha, Wisconsin 72,363 10.1%
488 Rancho Cordova, California 72,326 34.6%
489 Gulfport, Mississippi 72,076 0.8%
490 Lafayette, Indiana 71,782 16.8%
491 Lauderhill, Florida 71,626 7.0%
492 Flagstaff, Arizona 71,459 34.5%
493 Wilmington, Delaware 71,442 -1.7%
494 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 71,427 -2.2%
495 Canton, Ohio 71,323 -11.8%
496 Redlands, California 71,288 11.4%
497 Lynwood, California 71,187 1.7%
498 Pittsburg, California 70,679 23.6%
499 Passaic, New Jersey 70,635 4.0%
500 Pasco, Washington 70,579 107.3%
501 Frederick, Maryland 70,060 31.9%
502 Weston, Florida 70,015 37.7%
503 North Richland Hills, Texas 69,798 24.7%
504 Maple Grove, Minnesota 69,576 35.4%
505 Kissimmee, Florida 69,369 41.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
189 Dayton 140,489 -15.2%
429 Parma 79,425 -7.1%
495 Canton 71,323 -11.8%
564 Youngstown 64,312 -21.3%
574 Lorain 63,730 -7.2%
588 Hamilton 62,127 2.5%
632 Springfield 59,087 -10.3%
679 Kettering 55,306 -4.0%
706 Elyria 53,715 -4.1%
756 Lakewood 50,279 -11.0%
770 Cuyahoga Falls 49,206 -0.4%
773 Newark 49,134 6.0%
780 Middletown 48,813 -5.4%
809 Euclid 47,360 -9.9%
821 Mentor 46,732 -7.1%
822 Mansfield 46,678 -9.7%
826 Beavercreek 46,376 20.7%
834 Dublin 45,568 43.8%
845 Cleveland Heights 44,633 -11.8%
847 Strongsville 44,631 1.6%
885 Fairfield 42,617 1.1%
912 Findlay 41,422 5.6%
951 Warren 39,898 -17.1%
952 Lancaster 39,848 12.2%
954 Grove City 39,721 43.6%
974 Westerville 38,985 9.8%
987 Delaware 38,643 49.2%
1004 Huber Heights 38,019 -0.5%
1022 Reynoldsburg 37,449 16.3%
1023 Lima 37,414 -10.4%
1050 Marion 36,310 -2.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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