Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Canton is 70,426. Canton, Ohio is the 534th largest city in the US.
Canton is located entirely in Stark County.
The peak population of Canton was in 1950, when its population was 116,912. In 1950, Canton was the 89th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 534th largest city in the US. Canton is currently 39.8% smaller than it was in 1950.
Canton has shrunk 12.9% since the year 2000. Canton, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Canton, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 52,683. The voting age population is 47.1% male and 52.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.6% of the residents of Canton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Canton are 67.1% White, 24.8% Black, 6.0% Two or more races, 1.5% Other, 0.5% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 4.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Canton, 30.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 51.6%. On a per-household basis, 26.5% of families are below the poverty line in Canton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.6% of Canton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.1% of Canton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.9% have a bachelor's degree and 4.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Canton residents aged 5 and older, 4.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Canton is 11.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Canton, 9.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Canton is $32,287.
In Canton, 47.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.1% of housing units in Canton.
Of all the housing units in Canton, 41.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Canton, 3.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Canton is $671.
In Canton, 75.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|529||St. Charles, Missouri||70,820||16.7%|
|532||Maple Grove, Minnesota||70,726||37.6%|
|533||Baldwin Park, California||70,629||-7.0%|
|536||North Richland Hills, Texas||70,209||25.4%|
|537||West Des Moines, Iowa||69,792||47.9%|
|538||Redondo Beach, California||69,781||9.8%|
|539||Walnut Creek, California||69,695||7.8%|
|541||Passaic, New Jersey||69,633||2.5%|
|542||Yuba City, California||69,536||36.0%|
|543||Eau Claire, Wisconsin||69,441||11.7%|
|544||Bayonne, New Jersey||69,211||11.9%|
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