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East Canton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of East Canton had a population of 1,606 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Canton: Osnaburg, Osnaburgh.

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East Canton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,606
Daytime Population: Workers 571
Daytime Population: Residents 871
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,442
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 1,606
Population in Familes 1,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,220
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $45,587
Average Household Income $53,661
Per Capita Income $21,648


Total Housing Units 705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $111,074
Average Home Value $123,504


Total Households 671
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 471
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.15%
Households 0.19% 0.18%
Families 0.69% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

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, 2017 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 # 534 56th
Population Density # 614 50th
Diversity Index # 270 78th
Median Household Income # 810 33rd
Per Capita Income # 918 25th

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