Canton, a town in Ohio, has a population of just under 72,000. Families with young children are a common sight, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just under 38, is younger than most cities in Ohio. Residents are fairly evenly split between renting (51%) and owning (49%) their home, driven in part by a relatively reasonable average rent that is $171 per month less than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Canton will save around $2,000 compared to the state average.
Canton residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose, the most common four of which are healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 26% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in transportation, making it the top career path in the city. Canton workers bring in an average annual income of around $42,000, less than the state average. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Canton has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (25%) compared to the national average. Additionally, 6% have a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.
Canton residents have an average commute of about 22 minutes, quicker than the state average of about 24 minutes. Driving is the typical means of commuting to work, opted for by 37% of commuters, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Few commuters walk to work.