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Population (year 2000): 80,806. Estimated population in July 2005: 79,478 (-1.6% change)
Males: 37,700 (46.7%), Females: 43,106 (53.3%)

Stark County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $28,730 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,300 (year 2000)

Canton, OH residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Canton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.8%)
  • Black (21.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (21.6%), Irish (11.4%), Italian (8.6%), English (6.9%), United States (6.4%), French (2.5%).Ohio

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles

Canton,

For population 25 years and over in Canton

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton city

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -3,320 (-3.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Akron, (21.0 miles pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (431.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lake, OH (2.8 miles Meyers and Dales, OH (5.0 miles Hills Canton, OH North (5.1 miles Canton, OH (6.2 miles East Heights, OH (6.4 miles Perry OH Louisville, (8.3 miles OH (8.8 miles Greentown, Sparta, OH (9.5 miles East


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 23 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 1997: 83 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2000: 156 buildings, average cost: $68,400
  • 2001: 59 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2002: 82 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2003: 144 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2004: 119 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $103,300

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 81.38 W

Area code: 330

Canton, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.0%), Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Retail trade (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,655 (+19.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,254 (42.3%)

Crime in Canton (2000):
  • 7 murders (8.8 per 100,000)
  • 66 rapes (83.3 per 100,000)
  • 283 robberies (357.1 per 100,000)
  • 798 assaults (1006.9 per 100,000)
  • 1,327 burglaries (1674.3 per 100,000)
  • 3,464 thefts (4370.6 per 100,000)
  • 477 auto thefts (601.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 677.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Crime in Canton (2004):
  • 9 murders (11.3 per 100,000)
  • 94 rapes (118.4 per 100,000)
  • 327 robberies (411.8 per 100,000)
  • 756 assaults (951.9 per 100,000)
  • 1,641 burglaries (2066.3 per 100,000)
  • 3,820 thefts (4810.1 per 100,000)
  • 627 auto thefts (789.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 759.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Canton, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canton,

Canton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Canton city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Dustin Fox - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Oct 8, 1982), Eric Snow - NBA player (Cleveland Cavaliers, born: Apr 24, 1973), Jack Paar - (1918-2004), television personality, Jamar Martin - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Apr 12, 1980), Kenny Peterson - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Nov 21, 1978), Mike Doss - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Mar 24, 1981), Macy Gray - musician, Adrian Hill - College basketball player (Rutgers Scarlet Knights), Stan Hall - College basketball player (Louisiana Tech Bulldogs).

Main business address for: UNIZAN FINANCIAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), TIMKEN CO (BALL & ROLLER BEARINGS), DIEBOLD INC (CALCULATING & ACCOUNTING MACHINES (NO ELECTRONIC COMPUTERS)).


Hospitals/medical centers in Canton:
  • AULTMAN HOSPITAL (2600 SIXTH STREET SW)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (1320 MERCY DRIVE NW)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Canton:
  • HEARTLAND BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE (about 1 miles; MASSILLON, OH)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF STARK COUNTY (about 9 miles; MASSILLON, OH)
  • MASSILLON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MASSILLON, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Canton:
  • AKRON-CANTON REGIONAL (about 8 miles; AKRON, OH; ID: CAK)
  • CLEVELAND-HOPKINS INTL (about 52 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; ID: CLE)
  • CUYAHOGA COUNTY (about 52 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; ID: CGF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Canton:
  • STARK COUNTY SHERIFF (about 6 miles; CANTON, OH; ID: 5D1)
  • MAYFIELD (about 13 miles; AKRON, OH; ID: 1D4)
  • BEACH CITY (about 17 miles; BEACH CITY, OH; ID: 2D7)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 165 $666,928 $48,503 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 17 $50,701 $35,788 3 $3,547
Police Protection - Officers 167 $701,911 $50,436 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 70 $210,950 $36,162 17 $30,932
Other Government Administration 13 $53,371 $49,265 13 $17,495
Financial Administration 63 $182,728 $34,805 1 $1,413
Sewerage 59 $192,408 $39,133 0 $0
Water Supply 111 $329,873 $35,661 0 $0
Health 45 $170,896 $45,572 9 $17,103
Other and Unallocable 69 $203,254 $35,348 22 $8,584
Solid Waste Management 50 $119,711 $28,730 0 $0
Streets and Highways 64 $212,595 $39,861 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 38 $112,635 $35,568 0 $0
Fire - Other 5 $12,573 $30,175 0 $0
Police - Other 24 $60,582 $30,291 87 $32,375
Totals for Government 960 $3,281,116 $41,013 152 $111,449
Colleges/Universities in Canton:
  • STARK STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 2,324; Location: 6200 FRANK AVE NW; Public; Website: www.stark.cc.oh.us)
  • MALONE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,902; Location: 515 25TH ST NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.malone.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • AULTMAN HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 85; Location: 2600 6TH ST SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.aultmanrn.com)
  • NATIONAL BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 83; Location: 4642 CLEVELAND AVE NW; Private, for-profit)
  • CANTON CITY SCHOOL PRACTICAL NURSE PROGRAM (FT enrollment: 75; Location: 1253 THIRD ST SE; Public)
  • ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 36; Location: 1440 WHIPPLE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • COLUMBIA MERCY MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RAD TECH (Location: 1320 TIMKEN MERCY DR NW; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Canton:
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-STARK CAMPUS (about 7 miles; NORTH CANTON, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,053)
  • MOUNT UNION COLLEGE (about 20 miles; ALLIANCE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF AKRON MAIN CAMPUS (about 21 miles; AKRON, OH; FT enrollment: 16,801)
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 28 miles; KENT, OH; FT enrollment: 18,677)
  • JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 3,861)
  • CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BEREA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,849)
Public high schools in Canton:
  • GLENOAK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,087; Location: 1015 44TH ST NW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,978; Location: 2323 17TH ST NW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CANTON SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 873; Location: 600 FAIRCREST ST SE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TIMKEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 869; Location: 521 TUSCARAWAS ST W; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LIFE SKILLS CENTER CANTON (Students: 345; Location: 1100 CLEVELAND AVE NW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHOICES ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 816 30TH ST NW; Grades: 11 - 12)
  • COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES (Students: 32; Location: 617 MCKINLEY AVE SW; Grades: 12 - 12)
  • PASSAGES SCHOOL #1 (Students: 30; Location: 1253 3RD ST SE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in Canton:
  • CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 693; Location: 4824 TUSCARAWAS ST W; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 448; Location: 2107 SIXTH STREET SW; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Canton:
  • CRENSHAW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 874; Location: 2525 19TH ST NE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUERS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 711; Location: 2800 13TH ST SW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MIDDLEBRANCH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 687; Location: 7500 MIDDLEBRANCH AVE NE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LEHMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 1120 15TH ST NW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FAIRCREST MEMORIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 616 FAIRCREST ST SW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROBERT A TAFT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 3829 GUILFORD AVE NW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WALKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 528; Location: 3525 SANDY AVE SE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • AVONDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 3933 EATON RD NW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PLAIN CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 1000 55TH ST NE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CLARENDON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 412 CLARENDON AVE NW; Grades: PK - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Canton:
  • ST MICHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 551; Location: 3501 ST MICHAEL BLD NW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOAN OF ARC (Students: 536; Location: 120 BORDNER AVENUE SW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 1001-39TH STREET NW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 126 COLUMBUS AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CANTON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 3000 DEMINGTON AVE NW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: 702 CLEVELAND AVENUE N W; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CANTON MONTESSORI ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 125 15TH STREET NW; Grades: PK - 2)
  • THE ACADEMY (Students: 110; Location: 4111 38TH ST NW; Grades: PK - 4)
  • MALONE COLLEGE WEAVER CHILD DE (Students: 98; Location: 515 25TH ST NW; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST MARK'S EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 515 48TH ST N W; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Canton:
  • STARK COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,631,679; Location: 715 MARKET AVE.; 719,559 books; 47,899 audio materials; 41,115 video materials; 4,239 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Canton: Mahoning Road Plaza (A), Stark County Fairgrounds (B), Skyland Pines Golf Club (C), Gurney Hall (D), Mitchell Hall (E), Saxton McKinley House (F), C T Branin Natatorium (G), Canton City Hall (H), Woolman Hall (I), Timken Science Hall (J), Founders Hall (K), McKinley Monument Historical Society Planetarium (L), McKinley Monument Historical Center (M), Fox Hall (N), Haviland Hall (O), Whittier Hall (P), Penn Hall (Q), Barclay Hall (R), Osborne Hall (S), Heritage Hall (T).

Shopping Centers: Canton Centre Shopping Center (1), County Fair Shopping Center (2), Thirtieth Street Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Canton include: Agudas Achim Temple (A), Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (B), All Saints Catholic Church (C), Antioch Baptist Church (D), Lowell United Church of Christ (E), Maple Avenue Church of the Brethren (F), Market Heights United Church of Christ (G), Martin Luther Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Westlawn Cemetery (1), Rowland Cemetery (2), Forest Hill Cemetery (3), Saint Peters Cemetery (4), Saint Johns Cemetery (5), North Lawn Cemetery (6).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sherrick Run (A), Middle Branch Nimishillen Creek (B), East Branch Nimishillen Creek (C), Hurford Run (D), West Branch Nimishillen Creek (E).

Parks in Canton include: Myers Park (1), Nimisilla Park (2), Shanafelt Field (3), Ida Park (4), Arboretum Park (5), Fawcett Stadium (6), Avondale Arboretum (7), Bauhoff Park (8), Don Scott Field (9).

Post office: (A).  


Canton compared to Ohio state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WINW (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WCER (900 AM; 1 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: MELODYNAMIC BROACASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKR (1590 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:
  • WRQK-FM (106.9 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHBC-FM (94.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WZKL (92.5 FM; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: D. A. PETERSON, INC.)
  • WNPQ (95.9 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: TUSCARAWAS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIR (100.1 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM, INC.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAPS (91.3 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, AKRON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WJER-FM (101.7 FM; DOVER, OH; Owner: WJER RADIO, INC.)
  • WOFN (88.7 FM; BEACH CITY, OH; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • WTUZ (99.9 FM; UHRICHSVILLE, OH; Owner: WTUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRJ (91.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W213AJ (90.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, ET, OH; Owner: VALLEY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRMU-FM (91.1 FM; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: MOUNT UNION COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Canton:
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIVM-LP (Channel 52; CANTON, OH; Owner: LUCINDA DeVAUL-TONGES)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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