Canton, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 72,535 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 33,455  (46.1%)
Females: 39,080  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Ohio median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 44641, 44702, 44703, 44704, 44705, 44706, 44707, 44708, 44709, 44710, 44714, 44718, 44720, 44721, 44730.

Canton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,528 (it was $28,730 in 2000)
Canton:

$31,528
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,443 (it was $15,544 in 2000)

Canton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,100 (it was $66,400 in 2000)
Canton:

$76,100
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $90,290; Detached houses: $89,364; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,028; In 2-unit structures: $88,131; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,000; Mobile homes: $31,353

Median gross rent in 2012: $578.

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Canton races chart
  • White alone - 50,003 (68.2%)
  • Black alone - 16,491 (22.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4,307 (5.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,820 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 327 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 282 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 88 (0.1%)

Races in Canton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canton: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (11.5%), Italian (8.1%), United States (6.3%), English (5.6%), Subsaharan African (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles.

Population density: 3,530 people per square mile   (average).

Canton,OH real estate house value index trend

Canton, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Canton:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton city:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

1,420 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.0%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 381 registered sex offenders living in Canton, Ohio as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Canton to the number of sex offenders is 191 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,110 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,016 (1.3%)

Canton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (20.0 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (332.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Meyers Lake, OH (1.5 miles ), Hills and Dales, OH (2.0 miles ), East Canton, OH (2.2 miles ), Perry Heights, OH (2.2 miles ), North Canton, OH (2.2 miles ), Louisville, OH (2.5 miles ), Richville, OH (2.6 miles ), Massillon, OH (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 63 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $103,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 81.38 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): America's Playing Field

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,074 (+23.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,038 (40.2%)

Area code: 330

Canton household income distribution Canton home values distribution

Crime rates in Canton by Year
Type 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 7949881321210
per 100,000 8.811.35.011.310.210.316.62.616.413.7
Rapes 66945767616567545764
per 100,000 83.3118.471.384.277.683.385.869.378.087.8
Robberies 283327381459417361324324438414
per 100,000 357.1411.8476.6576.8530.2462.8414.9415.7599.5567.8
Assaults 798756226278275265279272303241
per 100,000 1006.9951.9282.7349.4349.6339.7357.3349.0414.7330.5
Burglaries 1,3271,6411,5661,8121,7681,6381,3691,5231,8541,590
per 100,000 1674.32066.31959.02277.12247.82099.81753.21954.12537.62180.7
Thefts 3,4643,8203,9393,8713,9163,2812,6272,3372,6832,671
per 100,000 4370.64810.14927.44864.64978.84206.13364.32998.53672.33663.2
Auto thefts 477627546539474379245269250461
per 100,000 601.8789.5683.0677.3602.6485.9313.8345.1342.2632.3
Arson 46394028383141462539
per 100,000 58.049.150.035.248.339.752.559.034.253.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 702.8797.3628.5710.6686.6621.4556.4517.2680.8655.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Canton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 163 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Ohio average:

1.99

Canton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -3,320 (-3.9%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Canton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Canton, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canton, Ohio average temperatures Canton, Ohio average precipitation Canton, Ohio humidity Canton, Ohio wind speed Canton, Ohio snowfall Canton, Ohio sunshine Canton, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Canton-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.8 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canton-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from Canton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 226.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 158.2 miles away from Canton center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stark County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canton topographic map

Birthplace of: Mother Angelica - Roman Catholic nun, Marilyn Manson - Musician and artist, Alan Page - Judge, Jean Peters - Actress, Dick Kempthorn - Football player, William F. Raynolds - Army surveyor and topographer, Boz Scaggs - Blues guitarist, Dustin Fox - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Oct 8, 1982), James P. McCarthy - General, Todd Blackledge - Football player.

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

Hospitals in Canton:

  • ACUTE CARE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL - AULTMAN (2000 SIXTH STREET)
  • ART INC-CANTON GROUP HOME (2832 34TH STREET NE)
  • AULTMAN HOSPICE PROGRAM (2821 WOODLAWN AVENUE NW)
  • AULTMAN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 2600 SIXTH STREET SW)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1320 MERCY DRIVE NW)
  • PDS-DEBORAH (1121 DEBORAH STREET NW)
  • VOCA OF OHIO/42ND STREET GH (1606 42ND STREET NW)
  • VOCA OF OHIO/DAVID STREET HOME (4200 DAVID STREET NW)
  • VOCA OF OHIO/MARKET STREET GH (2424 MARKET AVENUE N)

Dialysis Facilities in Canton:

  • AULTMAN DIALYSIS CENTER OF CANTON (2912 WEST TUSCARAWAS STREET)
  • AULTMAN HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (2600 6TH STREET SW)
  • BELDEN COMMUNITY DIALYSIS (4685 FULTON ROAD NW)
  • MERCY CANTON DIALYSIS (1320 MERCY DRIVE N W)

Home Health Centers in Canton:

  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (100 30TH STREET, NW, SUITE 108)
  • CAMBRIDGE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (2605 BROAD AVENUE NW, SUITE 100)
  • COLUMBIA MERCY MEDICAL CENTER HOMECARE (1320 MERCY DRIVE NW)
  • HEALTH CARE IN YOUR HOME (2821 WOODLAWN AVENUE NW)
  • IDEAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (1201 30TH STREET, NW, SUITE 200B)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (4150 BELDEN VILLAGE AVENUE, SUITE 301)
  • MAXIM HOME HEALTH RESOURCES, LLC (4150 BELDEN VILLAGE STREET, SUITE 302)
  • OHIO CARE RESPONSE HOME HEALTH AGENCY, CORP (3437 WHIPPLE AVENUE NW)
  • PRESTIGE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (4974 HIGBEE AVENUE NW, SUITE 100)

Nursing Homes in Canton:

  • ALTERCARE OF NOBLES POND, INC (7006 FULTON DRIVE, NW)
  • AULTMAN TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (2821 WOODLAWN AVENUE NW)
  • BETHANY NURSING HOME, INC (626 34TH STREET, NW)
  • CANTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (1223 MARKET AVENUE N)
  • COLONIAL NURSING CENTER (1528 MARKET AVENUE N)
  • JEAN CAROL NURSING HOME (1432 E TUSCARAWAS ST)
  • MANOR CARE BELDEN VILLAGE (5005 HIGBEE AVE NW)
  • MCKINLEY HEALTH CARE CTR LLC (800 MARKET AVENUE NORTH)
  • SMITH NURSING HOME INC (2330 PENN PLACE NE)
  • SUMSER RETIREMENT VILLAGE (836 34TH STREET NW)
  • WHITE OAK CONVALESCENT HOME (3516 WHITE OAK DRIVE SW)

Airports and heliports located in Canton:

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Amtrak station near Canton:

  • 17 miles: ALLIANCE (MAIN & WEBB STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/Universities in Canton:

  • Kent State University at Stark (Full-time enrollment: 3,259; Location: 6000 Frank Ave NW; Public; Website: www.stark.kent.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Malone University (FT enrollment: 2,201; Location: 2600 Cleveland Avenue NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.malone.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Brown Mackie College-North Canton (FT enrollment: 599; Location: 4300 Munson Street, NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences (FT enrollment: 288; Location: 2600 6th St SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.aultmancollege.org)
  • Canton City Schools Adult Career and Technical Education (FT enrollment: 113; Location: 116 McKinley Avenue NW; Public; Website: www.ccsdistrict.org)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Canton (FT enrollment: 107; Location: 5535 Dressler Road, Unit 9; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • National Beauty College (FT enrollment: 81; Location: 4642 Cleveland Ave NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.nationalbc.com)
  • National College-Canton (FT enrollment: 42; Location: 4736 Dressler Rd NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national-college.edu/locations/stark-county-oh/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Canton:

  • Walsh University (about 5 miles; North Canton, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,553)
  • Stark State College (about 6 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)
  • University of Mount Union (about 16 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 21 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 22,216)
  • Kent State University at Kent (about 24 miles; Kent, OH; FT enrollment: 25,431)
  • The College of Wooster (about 30 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Youngstown State University (about 44 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)

Biggest public high schools in Canton:

Private high schools in Canton:

  • CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 4824 TUSCARAWAS ST W; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 2107 6TH ST SW; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Canton:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Canton:

  • ST MICHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 3431 SAINT MICHAEL BLVD NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOAN OF ARC SCHOOL (Students: 379; Location: 120 BORDNER AVE SW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 1001 39TH ST NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CANTON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 3000 DEMINGTON AVE NW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 702 CLEVELAND AVE NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 126 COLUMBUS AVE NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CANTON MONTESSORI ELEM (Students: 123; Location: 125 15TH ST NW; Grades: PK - 3)
  • CANTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 125 15TH ST NW; Grades: PK - 3)
  • YOUNG WORLD DEVELOPMENTAL LEARNING CENTER (Students: 72; Location: 711 25TH ST NW; Grades: PK - TK)
  • MALONE COLLEGE WEAVER CDC & PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 2600 CLEVELAND AVE NW; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Canton, map of school districts: CANTON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, PLAIN LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, CANTON LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Canton:

  • STARK COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,581,736; Location: 715 MARKET AVE NORTH; 744,164 books; 1,862 e-books; 92,687 audio materials; 85,760 video materials; 22 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 2,300 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Walsh Univesity (Full time enrollment, 2100) 3 miles outside Canton

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Notable locations in Canton: Mahoning Road Plaza (A), Skyland Pines Golf Club (B), Fawcett Stadium (C), Stark County Fairgrounds (D), Ambulance Associates (E), American Medical Response (F), Stark County Courthouse (G), Canton Fire Department Station 1 (H), Canton Fire Department Station 6 (I), Canton Fire Department Station 7 (J), Canton Fire Department Station 9 (K), Canton Fire Department Station 10 (L), Plain Township Fire Department Station 2 (M), Canton Fire Department Station 2 (N), Canton Fire Department Station 8 (O), Canton Fire Department Station 4 (P), Canton Fire Department Station 5 (Q), Madge Youtz Branch Stark County Library (R), C T Branin Natatorium (S), McKinley Monument Historical Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Canton Centre Shopping Center (1), Thirtieth Street Plaza Shopping Center (2), County Fair Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Canton include: UNIZAN FINANCIAL CORP (A), TIMKEN CO (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canton include: Simpson Church (A), First Methodist Church (B), First United Church of Christ (C), Saint Peter Church (D), Christian Tabernacle (E), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (F), Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church (G), First Friends Church (H), Canton Gospel Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Peters Cemetery (1), Forest Hill Cemetery (2), Westlawn Cemetery (3), North Lawn Cemetery (4), Rowland Cemetery (5), Saint Johns Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Middle Branch Nimishillen Creek (A), Hurford Run (B), East Branch Nimishillen Creek (C), West Branch Nimishillen Creek (D), Sherrick Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Canton include: Cook Park (1), Bauhoff Park (2), Avondale Arboretum (3), Robert W Starcher Baseball Field (4), Upper Downtown Canton Historic District (5), Covered Bridge Park (6), Arboretum Park (7), McKinley Monument (8), Maryland Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Canton Classic Car Museum (Market Avenue) (1), Canton Art Institute (Museums; 1001 Market Avenue North) (2), Heart For The World (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1219 Barton Pl NE) (3), Convention & Visitors Bureau (222 Market Avenue North) (4), Canton Stark County Convention & Visitors Bureau - Tourist Information Ce (2141 George Halas Drive Northwest) (5), Convention & Visitors Bureau Tourists Informtn Center (2141 George Halas Drive Northwest) (6), Falconfyre Family Psychics (Arcades & Amusements; 800 Tenth Street Northwest) (7), Bingo Bugle (Arcades & Amusements; 1383 Gray Fox Drive) (8), Sailandsaave Cruise/ S.S. Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 173 Applegrove Northeast B-7) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Canton (5345 Broadmoor Circle Northwest) (1), Canton Inn (1031 Tuscarawas Street West) (2), Canton-Days Inn (3970 Convenience Cir NW) (3), Glenmoor Country Club (4191 Glenmoor Rd NW) (4), Comfort Inn - Hall Of Fame (5345 Broadmoor Circle Northwest) (5), Bearback Ranch (320 Market Avenue South) (6), Fairfield Inn - Canton (5285 Broadmoor Cir NW) (7), Hampton Inn Canton (5335 Broadmoor Circle Northwest) (8), Four Seasons Nursery (707 Grove Street Northeast) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Stark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.4. This is about average.

City:

86.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.129. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.129
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.67
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.98
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Canton and their reported violations in the past:

LITTLE FLOWER CATHOLIC PARISH PWS (Population served: 807, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MINI FOOD MART (Population served: 725, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FOHL VILLAGE MHP (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SKYLAND PINE RUSTIC LODGE PWS (Population served: 127, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MEADOWLAKE GOLF AND SWIM (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2008. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2008. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2008. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2008. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-29-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2008. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2008. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • 36 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
WORD OF GOD COMMUNITY CHURCH INC PWS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WALBORN RESERVOIR MARINA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DEVILLE APARTMENTS (Address: SUITE 101 , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2007)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2008)
  • 70 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Canton that have no violations reported:

  • CANTON PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 98,260, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BETH MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 188, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TASTI CREME (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Canton in 2010:

  • 1,031 people in college/university student housing
  • 701 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 528 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 421 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 148 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 125 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 108 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Canton in 2000:

  • 1,124 people in nursing homes
  • 807 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 419 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 202 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 174 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 162 people in other group homes
  • 101 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Canton, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Canton compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Canton Memorial Civic Center. Capacity: 5,500.

Banks with most branches in Canton (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: 100 Central Plaza South Branch, East 62 Branch, Country Fair Branch, North Plaza Branch, Belden Village Branch, Hillsdale Branch. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Canton South Branch, Everhard Branch, 30th Street Branch, Hillsdale Branch, Canton Downtown Branch, Nobles Pond Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Belden Dressler, 30th-Street Branch, Easton Branch, Canton Central Plaza Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Canton Centre Branch, Cleveland And 34th Street Branch, Jackson-Belden Branch, Avondale Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Fifth Third Bank: Cleveland Ave Branch, Avondale Branch, Perry Township Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • The Bank of Magnolia Company: Canton South Branch at 3221 Cleveland Ave Sw, branch established on 1999/06/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $69.1 mil, Deposits: $60.1 mil, headquarters in Magnolia, OH, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Magnolia Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Canton Ohio Branch at 3200 Atlantic Blvd Nw, branch established on 2010/02/27. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Canton, Ohio:

  • Ambassador Motel, 2901 Lincoln St E, Canton, OH 44707 , Phone: (330) 488-1281
  • Canton Inn, 1031 W Tuscarawas St, Canton, OH 44702 , Phone: (330) 452-9703
  • Holiday Inn Canton, 4520 Everhard Rd NW, Canton, OH 44718 , Phone: (330) 494-2770, Fax: (330) 494-6473
  • Knights Inn, 2950 Convenience Cir NW, Canton, OH 44718 , Phone: (330) 492-5030
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Canton, 5335 Broadmoor Cir NW, Canton, OH 44709 , Phone: (330) 492-0151, Fax: (330) 492-7523
  • Super 8 Motel Canton, 3950 Convenient Cir NW, Canton, OH 44718 , Phone: (330) 492-5030, Fax: (330) 493-5030
  • Ramada Hall Of Fame, 4914 Everhard Rd NW, Canton, OH 44718 , Phone: (330) 499-1011, Fax: (330) 499-3175
  • Comfort Inn, 5345 Broodmoor Cir NW, Canton, OH 44709 , Phone: (330) 492-1331
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Canton, Ohio

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Canton travel time to work - commute Canton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Canton:

(Canton, Ohio Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Canton city (based on Stark County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.96%
Here: 52.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents39.4%11.7%8.2%6.2%5.1%
Congregations8.6%17.0%1.1%7.5%5.2%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents5.0%2.8%1.8%1.8%18.0%
Congregations6.0%3.7%2.9%0.9%47.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 71
Stark County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Stark County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 102
Stark County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 253
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stark County:

30.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 40$169,587$50,8762$1,980
Other Government Administration 26$81,123$37,44115$27,824
Judicial and Legal 68$229,715$40,53818$52,945
Police Protection - Officers 152$817,817$64,5650$0
Police - Other 20$63,216$37,93052$17,624
Firefighters 147$775,302$63,2900$0
Fire - Other 3$9,183$36,7320$0
Streets and Highways 63$308,147$58,6950$0
Health 46$223,803$58,3835$12,333
Solid Waste Management 44$146,447$39,9400$0
Sewerage 58$242,319$50,1350$0
Parks and Recreation 25$100,937$48,45015$2,525
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13$58,975$54,4380$0
Water Supply 99$379,997$46,0600$0
Other and Unallocable 48$178,200$44,5500$0
Totals for Government 852$3,784,768$53,307107$115,231

Canton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,258,000 ($44.92)
    Regular Highways: $2,502,000 ($34.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $874,000 ($12.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $165,000 ($2.27)
    General Public Buildings: $85,000 ($1.17)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($0.90)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($0.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $19,000 ($0.26)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,921,000 ($205.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,158,000 ($181.40)
    Water Utilities: $8,768,000 ($120.88)
    Sewerage: $7,653,000 ($105.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,907,000 ($95.22)
    General - Other: $6,040,000 ($83.27)
    Health - Other: $5,135,000 ($70.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,904,000 ($67.61)
    Financial Administration: $4,879,000 ($67.26)
    Regular Highways: $4,590,000 ($63.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,331,000 ($59.71)
    Central Staff Services: $3,247,000 ($44.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,420,000 ($33.36)
    General Public Buildings: $1,244,000 ($17.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $978,000 ($13.48)
    Parking Facilities: $556,000 ($7.67)
    Corrections - Other: $246,000 ($3.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,224,000 ($16.87)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $2,030,000 ($27.99)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($1.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $974,000 ($13.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $787,000 ($10.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $560,000 ($7.72)
    Regular Highways: $467,000 ($6.44)
    Financial Administration: $448,000 ($6.18)
    Police Protection: $385,000 ($5.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $308,000 ($4.25)
    Health - Other: $197,000 ($2.72)
    General - Other: $184,000 ($2.54)
    Water Utilities: $173,000 ($2.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $92,000 ($1.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $32,000 ($0.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($0.43)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.06)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $57,372,000 ($790.96)

Canton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,732,000 ($147.96)
    All Other: $9,522,000 ($131.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,150,000 ($57.21)
    Parking Facilities: $249,000 ($3.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,519,000 ($76.09)
    All Other: $140,000 ($1.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $293,000 ($4.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,583,000 ($21.82)
    Interest Earnings: $1,209,000 ($16.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $491,000 ($6.77)
    Rents: $370,000 ($5.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($0.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,587,000 ($159.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,057,000 ($97.29)
    Highways: $4,117,000 ($56.76)
    All Other: $3,096,000 ($42.68)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,720,000 ($37.50)
    Water Utilities: $284,000 ($3.92)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $41,792,000 ($576.16)
    Property: $3,277,000 ($45.18)
    Other License: $1,400,000 ($19.30)

Canton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,710,000 ($506.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,632,000 ($436.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,078,000 ($70.01)

Canton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,104,000 ($56.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,655,000 ($408.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000 ($0.04)

3.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.34%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
Stark County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Summit County, OH  0.78% ($39,257 average AGI)
from Tuscarawas County, OH  0.23% ($27,556)
from Carroll County, OH  0.17% ($27,414)


3.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Stark County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Summit County, OH  0.68% ($30,902 average AGI)
to Tuscarawas County, OH  0.22% ($28,397)
to Franklin County, OH  0.19% ($32,777)

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)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAKR (1590 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

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.)
  • WZKL (92.5 FM; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: D. A. PETERSON, 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)
  • WNPQ (95.9 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: TUSCARAWAS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOFN (88.7 FM; BEACH CITY, OH; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNIR (100.1 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM, INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)

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.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, 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.)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Canton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 156
Total length: 1,127 meters (3,698ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,344,413
Total average daily truck traffic: 389,209

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 5
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 9
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 49
  • 1970-1979: 42
  • 1980-1989: 21
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 16
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Canton, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Canton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 274 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Canton, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 507 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Canton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 117 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED237$81,085109$80,497472$92,121102$13,1802$598,64562$51,4272$51,975
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$63,1036$59,68272$78,24015$20,3352$4,192,5005$55,3800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$66,93729$50,122399$79,074119$20,3380$047$45,3761$40,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$86,18215$59,993148$82,0498$25,5740$015$51,1190$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$76,1033$56,20738$93,7961$10,6900$01$41,4000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 23 tracts in Canton, OH

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$87,66415$96,553
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$91,8748$124,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$86,6184$137,515
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$90,0004$97,820
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 95
  • Service Call: 23
  • Good Intent Call: 22

Incident types - Canton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canton, OH
Most common first names in Canton, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,11379.9 years
John1,93974.9 years
William1,62374.2 years
Robert1,39171.3 years
James1,28672.5 years
Charles1,10674.6 years
George1,00876.0 years
Helen97380.2 years
Joseph85275.6 years
Margaret76080.0 years
Most common last names in Canton, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith66075.6 years
Miller61276.8 years
Williams34574.4 years
Johnson30773.1 years
Jones29175.8 years
Davis29074.4 years
Brown26575.4 years
Wilson22076.6 years
Moore21775.3 years
Snyder21578.5 years
Businesses in Canton, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI3Knights Inn1
AMF Bowling1La Quinta1
AT&T6La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Furniture4
Ace Hardware1LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts4Little Caesars Pizza3
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters2Macy's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott3
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's5Mazda1
AutoZone4McDonald's9
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity2
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Burlington Coat Factory1OfficeMax1
Cache1Olive Garden1
Caribou Coffee1Outback1
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Catherines1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza2
Chipotle2Payless3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske1
Church's Chicken1Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut4
Circle K8Plato's Closet1
ColorTyme1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
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Dairy Queen3Ramada1
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Deb1Red Robin1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid9
Dennys1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes2
Dunkin Donuts2Sears3
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug2Starbucks3
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Firestone Complete Auto Care2T-Mobile7
Foot Locker1T.G.I. Driday's1
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Forever 211Taco Bell4
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H&R Block5U-Haul7
Hilton1UPS27
Hollister Co.1Value City Furniture1
Home Depot1Vans2
HomeTown Buffet1Verizon Wireless2
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
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Jones New York2Walgreens3
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Canton on our top lists:

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  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 (44702) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average net capital gain/loss (pop 1,000+)"
  • #13 (44702) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average taxable dividends for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #44 (44709) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Romanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (44714) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Syrian first ancestries"
  • #66 (44721) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 (44702) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Latvian first ancestries"
  • #84 (44718) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries"
  • #87 (44730) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #89 (44710) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Brazilian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • Dale H. Blackson (26)
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  • David J. Cooper (18)
  • William D. Beskitt (17)
  • Mike Ryan (14)
  • Mark Depietro (13)
  • James Meek (11)
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Total of 545 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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