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East Canton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of East Canton had a population of 1,615 as of July 1, 2016. East Canton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Canton is located at latitude 40.789 and longitude -81.2837 in Stark County. The formal boundaries for the Village of East Canton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stark County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,165 feet.

The Village of East Canton (GNIS ID: 2398771) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of East Canton is located within Township of Osnaburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Canton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Canton: Osnaburg, Osnaburgh.

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East Canton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,615
Population in Households 1,615
Population in Familes 1,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,227
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 678
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 477
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 523 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $104,655
Average Home Value $117,256


Median Household Income $44,024
Average Household Income $51,596
Per Capita Income $20,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.28%
Households 0.38% 0.38%
Families 1.01% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Canton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Canton to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 533 56th
Population Density1 # 613 50th
Diversity Index2 # 262 78th
Median Household Income # 771 37th
Per Capita Income # 874 28th

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