Massillon, OH

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Living in Massillon

Massillon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 32,584 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Massillon is the 45th largest community in Ohio. Massillon has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities, Massillon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Massillon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Massillon is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Massillon who work in office and administrative support (12.32%), sales jobs (10.74%), and food service (7.52%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Massillon rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.54% of adults 25 and older in Massillon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Massillon in 2018 was $24,721, which is middle income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,884 for a family of four. However, Massillon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Massillon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Massillon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Massillon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Massillon include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Massillon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.