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North Canton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of North Canton had a population of 17,635 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Canton: Berlin, Marchant, New Berlin.

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North Canton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,635
Population in Households 16,813
Population in Familes 12,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 822
Population Density2 2,756
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $55,002
Average Household Income $74,664
Per Capita Income $33,530


Total Housing Units 8,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,025 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,653 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 586 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $146,491
Average Home Value $173,791


Total Households 7,677
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 4,468
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 0.1% 0.39%
Households 0.19% 0.47%
Families 0.11% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

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, 2018 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 Density # 111 91st
Diversity Index # 408 66th
Median Household Income # 522 57th
Per Capita Income # 195 84th

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