Canfield is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 7,355 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Canfield is the 204th largest community in Ohio.
Canfield is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Canfield is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canfield who work in sales jobs (15.71%), management occupations (11.65%), and office and administrative support (11.36%).
Because of many things, Canfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Canfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Canfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Canfield are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.91% of adults in Canfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Canfield in 2010 was $39,172, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,688 for a family of four. However, Canfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Canfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Canfield include German, Irish, Slovak, and English.
The most common language spoken in Canfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.