North Canton, OH


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North Canton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 17,441 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, North Canton is the 107th largest community in Ohio.

North Canton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, North Canton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Canton who work in office and administrative support (13.77%), sales jobs (12.85%), and management occupations (9.82%).

Also of interest is that North Canton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

North Canton is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in North Canton enrolled in college, North Canton has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The population of North Canton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.12% of adults in North Canton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in North Canton in 2010 was $29,347, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,388 for a family of four. However, North Canton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call North Canton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Canton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Canton include Italian, Irish, English, and Welsh.

The most common language spoken in North Canton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.