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North Canton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of North Canton had a population of 17,678 as of July 1, 2016. North Canton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Canton is located at latitude 40.8742 and longitude -81.3971 in Stark County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Canton (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stark County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The City of North Canton (GNIS ID: 2395252) 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 City of North Canton is located within Township of Plain, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North 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 North Canton: Berlin, Marchant, New Berlin.

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


Total Population 17,678
Population in Households 16,847
Population in Familes 12,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 831
Population Density1 2,762
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 7,719
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 4,519
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,014 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,706 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 514 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $142,417
Average Home Value $169,151


Median Household Income $50,556
Average Household Income $66,986
Per Capita Income $30,271
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.21%
Households 0.34% 0.31%
Families 0.33% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

North Canton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North 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 # 108 91st
Population Density1 # 112 91st
Diversity Index2 # 402 67th
Median Household Income # 565 54th
Per Capita Income # 218 82nd

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