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 86.52% 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 sales jobs (14.07%), office and administrative support (13.58%), and management occupations (9.39%).

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.

In addition, North Canton is a college town. There are a lot of students in North Canton attending college, and as a result North Canton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

The overall education level of North Canton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.26% of adults in North Canton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in North Canton in 2010 was $29,343, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,372 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 French .

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