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Canton township, OH map Land area: 25.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 13,882 (89% urban, 11% rural)
Males: 6,748  (48.6%)
Females: 7,134  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 13,773 (11,699 owner occupied, 2,074 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

31%


Races in Canton township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 92.8%
  • Black: 4.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 41.0
Median age of females: 42.1

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Average household size: 2.48

Canton township:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,688 ($39,219 in 1999)
This township:

$43,688
Ohio:

$45,395

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $503 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $623)
Here:

$503
State:

$528

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $116,698 (it was $91,600 in 2000)
Canton township:

$116,698
Ohio:

$134,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,445 - $151,364

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $131,578
Here:

$131,578
State:

$165,947

Townhouses or other attached units: $265,427
Here:

$265,427
State:

$149,379

In 2-unit structures: $125,736
Here:

$125,736
State:

$118,479

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,150
Here:

$126,150
State:

$128,262

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $193,302
Here:

$193,302
State:

$119,997

Mobile homes: $107,022
Here:

$107,022
State:

$32,066
Population density: 552 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

6.4%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.8%

Cities in this township include: Meyers Lake.


Click to draw/clear Canton township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Canton township: Stark County Home (A), Emergency Medical Transport Station 100 (B), Emergency Medical Transport Station 101 (C), Canton Township Fire Department Station 5 (D), Canton Township Fire Department Station 1 (E), Canton Township Fire Department Station 2 (F), Canton Township Fire Department Station 3 (G), Canton Township Fire Department Station 4 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Southgate Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Canton township include: South Canton Community Church (A), First Evangelical Congregational Church (B), Canton South Church of the Nazarene (C), North Industry United Methodist Church (D), Mount Zion United Methodist Church (E), Moreland Church (F), Valley Chapel (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Valley Chapel Cemetery (1), Niesz Cemetery (2), Hillcrest Cemetery (3), Hebrew Cemetery (4), Mount Zion Cemetery (5), Gerber Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Charles Mill Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Canton township: Faircrest Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 162 (73% naturalized citizens)

Canton township:  1.2%
State:  3.0%

70% of Canton township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 87% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Ohio.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11641
  • Northeast: 479
  • Midwest: 217
  • South: 1171
  • West: 117

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $51,700

Canton township, Ohio satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Canton township, Ohio:

  • 90 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,848
  • One, attached: 210
  • Two: 297
  • 3 or 4: 127
  • 5 to 9: 81
  • 10 to 19: 33
  • Mobile homes: 170

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,500


Housing units in Canton township with a mortgage: 2,653 (256 second mortgage, 430 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,568

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 89
  • 1995 to 1998: 176
  • 1990 to 1994: 108
  • 1980 to 1989: 417
  • 1970 to 1979: 563
  • 1960 to 1969: 938
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,441
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,003
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,031

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Canton township, Ohio:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 47
  • 4 rooms: 497
  • 5 rooms: 1,307
  • 6 rooms: 1,347
  • 7 rooms: 732
  • 8 rooms: 365
  • 9 or more rooms: 351

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canton township, Ohio:

  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 18
  • 3 rooms: 88
  • 4 rooms: 248
  • 5 rooms: 246
  • 6 rooms: 105
  • 7 rooms: 99
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9 or more rooms: 41

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Canton township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 85
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,126
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,806
  • 4 bedrooms: 561
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 78

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canton township:

  • no bedroom: 30
  • 1 bedroom: 124
  • 2 bedrooms: 478
  • 3 bedrooms: 230
  • 4 bedrooms: 23
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

Cars and other vehicles available in Canton township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 156
  • 1 vehicle: 1,239
  • 2 vehicles: 1,883
  • 3 vehicles: 996
  • 4 vehicles: 220
  • 5 or more vehicles: 162

Cars and other vehicles available in Canton township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 50
  • 1 vehicle: 434
  • 2 vehicles: 312
  • 3 vehicles: 62
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5 or more vehicles: 16

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (22%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Canton township:

  • German (31.1%)
  • United States or American (12.5%)
  • Italian (10.3%)
  • English (9.4%)
  • Irish (7.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.8%)
  • Polish (2.4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Italy (25%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Austria (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Hungary (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,624 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 328 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 52 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 64 (1%)
  • Other means: 22 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 122 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

People in group quarters in Canton township, Ohio:

  • 90 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

96.5% of residents of Canton township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,723
  • In family households: 12,024 (3,279 male householders, 775 female householders)
    3,259 spouses, 3,867 children (3,536 natural, 119 adopted, 212 stepchildren), 242 grandchildren, 79 brothers or sisters, 94 parents, 164 other relatives, 265 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,699 (605 male householders (490 living alone)), 889 female householders (812 living alone)), 205 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 97 (89 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,954 2-persons, 915 3-persons, 703 4-persons, 336 5-persons, 98 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,302 1-person, 180 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 8 5-persons,

2,178 married couples with children.
503 single-parent households (163 men, 340 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 80
Here:

5.3%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

4.2%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

6.0%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Canton township:

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