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Overview

Introduction to North Canton, Ohio

North Canton, Ohio, in Stark county, is 5 miles N of Canton, Ohio (center to center) and 45 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Canton - Massillon area. There are 16,369 residents in North Canton.

North Canton History

The modern day city of North Canton was formed as a village on February 19, 1831. At that time, it was known as the Village of New Berlin as most of its residents were from Germany. In 1873, William H. 'Boss' Hoover visited the village and moved his tannery business to this area and, around 1908, the first vacuum cleaner of the Hoover Company was manufactured here. The name of the village was changed to North Canton on January 31, 1918. It was incorporated as a city on January 1, 1962.

North Canton and nearby Attractions

  • Massillon Museum
  • Sippo Lake Park
  • Hoover Historical Center
  • McKinley Museum
  • Canton Classic Car Museum

Things To Do In North Canton

You can visit the North Canton Public Library and the Hoover Historical Center to learn more about the history of the city. The city has a number of churches including North Canton Church of Christ, Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church, Northminster Presbyterian Church, Zion United Church of Christ and Gospel Tabernacle. Leisure hours can also be spent at the amusement and theme parks of the Grand Slam USA and Courts and Cages.

North Canton Transportation

Akron - Canton Regional Airport is very close to the city.

North Canton Higher Education

The local colleges and universities are Kent State University - Stark Campus, ETI Technical College, and Walsh University.

People

Total Population 17,431
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 22.4%
Employed Population 16+ 8,403
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.1%
Median Earnings25+ $35,352
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,071
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,926

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,661
% Above Poverty Level 93.3%
% Below Poverty Level 6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $745
Median House Value $135,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 16.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

North Canton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Canton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio
County Stark
Metro Area Canton - Massillon
Standard Zip Codes 44709, 44720, 44721
Company Zip Codes 44799
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.875
Longitude -81.402

North Canton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AKRON CANTON AP
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station AKRON
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station MILLPORT 2 NW
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, North Canton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lake Slagle (44720)

McDonaldsville (44720)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Canton 72,463 $37,168
Green 25,868 $81,195
Hartville 2,963 $59,265
Louisville 9,132 $59,107
Massillon 32,215 $52,020

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

North Canton Public Libraries

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North Canton Public Library
185 N. MAIN ST.
North Canton, Ohio
(330) 499-4712
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North Canton High Schools

HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL
525 7TH ST NE
330-497-5620
Serves 1,728 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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