Canton-Massillon, OH

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
400,960
0.154% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42
0.474% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13.1%
1.79% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,859
8.38% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$164,300
12.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
191,555
0.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Canton-Massillon, OH had a population of 401k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $62,859. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Canton-Massillon, OH declined from 401,578 to 400,960, a −0.154% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,001 to $62,859, a 8.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Canton-Massillon, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.94%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.77%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.946%), and White (Hispanic) (0.876%).

None of the households in Canton-Massillon, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Canton-Massillon, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Canton-Massillon, OH are Kent State University at Stark (2,359 degrees awarded in 2022), Stark State College (2,079 degrees), and Walsh University (685 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Canton-Massillon, OH was $164,300, and the homeownership rate was 68.7%.

Most people in Canton-Massillon, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Canton-Massillon, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Canton-Massillon, OH is home to a population of 401k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.07% of Canton-Massillon, OH residents were born outside of the country (8.3k people).

In 2022, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (344k people) in Canton-Massillon, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.1k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Canton-Massillon, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Canton-Massillon, OH was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Canton-Massillon, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    344k ± 544
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    27.8k ± 1.28k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    15.1k ± 1.36k
2.27%
Hispanic Population
9.1k people

In 2022, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (344k people) in Canton-Massillon, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.1k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.27% of the people in Canton-Massillon, OH are hispanic (9.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.07%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.3k people
2.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.11k people

As of 2022, 2.07% of Canton-Massillon, OH residents (8.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Canton-Massillon, OH was 2.02%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    9,048 ± 570
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,527 ± 432
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,260 ± 421

Canton-Massillon, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Canton-Massillon, OH employs 192k people. The largest industries in Canton-Massillon, OH are Manufacturing (32,329 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (30,567 people), and Retail Trade (23,073 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($79,338), Utilities ($78,125), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,661).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

192k
2022 Value
± 3,385
0.41%
1 Year growth
± 2.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Canton-Massillon, OH grew at a rate of 0.41%, from 191k employees to 192k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Canton-Massillon, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (23,172 people), Management Occupations (20,909 people), and Production Occupations (17,945 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Canton-Massillon, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

192k
2022 Value
± 3,385
0.41%
1 Year growth
± 2.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Canton-Massillon, OH grew at a rate of 0.41%, from 191k employees to 192k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Canton-Massillon, OH, are Manufacturing (32,329 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (30,567 people), and Retail Trade (23,073 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Canton-Massillon, OH, though some of these residents may live in Canton-Massillon, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,453
Median earning men ± $1,272
$33,558
Median earning women ± $700

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,943), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,158), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,570).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($48,026), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,438), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,385).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 3,623
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 2,263
    Manufacturing
  3. 2,183
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Canton-Massillon, OH awarded 6,796 degrees. The student population of Canton-Massillon, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8,084 male students and 12,143 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Canton-Massillon, OH are White (5,124 and 76.4%), followed by Black or African American (664 and 9.9%), Unknown (373 and 5.56%), and Two or More Races (240 and 3.58%).

The largest universities in Canton-Massillon, OH by number of degrees awarded are Kent State University at Stark (2,359 and 34.7%), Stark State College (2,079 and 30.6%), and Walsh University (685 and 10.1%).

The most popular majors in Canton-Massillon, OH are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (2,331 and 34.3%), Registered Nursing (392 and 5.77%), and General Business Administration & Management (244 and 3.59%).

The median tuition costs in Canton-Massillon, OH are $32,103 for private four year colleges, and $6,902 and $15,817 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Canton-Massillon, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 20,227 (40% men and 60% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 20,227 students enrolled in Canton-Massillon, OH, 40% men and 60% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 14,332 records, of which 59.4% were women and 40.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,322 degrees awarded
  2. 201 degrees awarded
  3. 159 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Canton-Massillon, OH was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 2,322 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,359 degrees awarded
  2. 2,079 degrees awarded
  3. 685 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kent State University at Stark with 2,359 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,463 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Canton-Massillon, OH, which is 0.568 times less than the 4,333 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 5,124 degrees mean that there were 7.72 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 664 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($32,103) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,512) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,214) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Canton-Massillon, OH was $164,300 in 2022, which is 0.583 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $145,900 to $164,300, a 12.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Canton-Massillon, OH is 68.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Canton-Massillon, OH have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Canton-Massillon, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Canton-Massillon, OH is $62,859. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Canton-Massillon, OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $123,995, followed by Union County, OH and Warren County, OH, with respective values of $104,496 and $103,128.

Property

$164,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$1,839
$114,138
Median Property Taxes
±$2,408

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Rent vs Own

68.7%
Homeownership
2022
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.7% of the housing units in Canton-Massillon, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Canton-Massillon, OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $123,995, followed by Union County, OH and Warren County, OH, with respective values of $104,496 and $103,128.

The following map shows all of the counties in Canton-Massillon, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,859
Median Household Income
± $1,133
166k
Number of Households
± 2,897

In 2022, the median household income of the 166k households in Canton-Massillon, OH grew to $62,859 from the previous year's value of $58,001.

The following chart displays the households in Canton-Massillon, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Canton-Massillon, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (9%)
  3. Carpooled (6.77%)

In 2022, 80.3% of workers in Canton-Massillon, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9%) and those who carpooled to work (6.77%).

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Canton-Massillon, OH have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Canton-Massillon, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Canton-Massillon, OH (51.3k out of 392k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Canton-Massillon, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Canton-Massillon, OH has health coverage, with 48.6% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ohio see 1291 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1566 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 346 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,291 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,291 patients per year. This represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1,303 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.24%
Uninsured
48.6%
Employer Coverage
17.7%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
1.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Canton-Massillon, OH declined by 2.62% from 6.41% to 6.24%.

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