East Canton is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,576 people and two constituent neighborhoods, East Canton is the 481st largest community in Ohio.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, East Canton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.04% of the East Canton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, East Canton is a village of professionals, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Canton who work in healthcare (13.67%), office and administrative support (8.77%), and food service (7.28%).
As is often the case in a small village, East Canton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in East Canton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.25% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Canton in 2018 was $27,273, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,092 for a family of four. However, East Canton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call East Canton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Canton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in East Canton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in East Canton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and West Germanic languages.