Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Canton are $56,347, which is less expensive than 92.2% of Ohio neighborhoods
and 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Canton City Center are currently
$530, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 92.3% of Ohio neighborhoods.
Canton City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Canton, Ohio.
Real estate in the City Center of Canton, OH is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Canton
City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.7%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.9% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Canton,
the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Canton City Center neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 8.9% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.8%
of the adult residents in the Canton City Center neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Canton City Center neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 73.4% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Canton are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 93.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 58.7% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.8%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Canton City Center neighborhood, 33.9%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 33.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(20.3%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the City Center neighborhood in Canton, OH, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(10.2%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (8.9%) , and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (8.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.3%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Canton City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Canton City Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.1% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.