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Overview

Introduction to Massillon, Ohio

Massillon, Ohio, in Stark county, is 7 miles W of Canton, Ohio and 49 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Canton - Massillon metropolitan area. 

Massillon History

Massillon was originally inhabited by Native Americans. During the early 19th Century this area was first settled in by Europeans. In 1826, the area was named after the famous Court Preacher Jean Baptiste Massillon, who was also the Bishop of Clermont. The first private school of Massillon was opened in 1827, and the Massillon State Hospital was built in 1898. It was incorporated in 1853.

Massillon and Nearby Attractions

  • Sippo Lake Park
  • Jackson Bog State Nature Preserve
  • Massillon Museum
  • Spring Hill
  • Akron Zoo
  • Fort Laurens

Things To Do In Massillon

The city of Massillon boasts of a number of beautiful parks and hiking trails for nature lovers. At the Genshaft Memorial Park there are four softball fields and Wampler Park offers an outdoor in-line hockey rink along with facilities for in-line skating. The Spring Hill Historic Home and the Canton Classic Car Museum are also nearby.

Massillon Transportation

Akron - Canton Regional Airport is nearby.

Massillon Higher Education

Stark State College of Technology, the University of Akron, Kent State University, Mount Union College and Kent State University - Stark Campus provide facilities for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population32,268
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+14,426
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married44.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,042
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,231
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,789

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,066
% Above Poverty Level81.7%
% Below Poverty Level18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$670
Median House Value$98,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.4%
Irish16%
Italian9.5%
English8.9%
French Except Basque2.7%
Polish2.4%
Dutch2%
Greek1.8%
Scottish1.8%
Welsh1.5%
Swiss1.4%
Hungarian1.3%
Slovak1%
Romanian0.8%
Czech0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Serbian0.5%
Croatian0.4%
African0.4%
Arab0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
German0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Massillon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stark County
Standard Zip Codes44646, 44647
P.O. Box Zip Codes44648
Phone Area Codes234,330
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.81
Approximate Longitude-81.5

Massillon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationAKRON CANTON AP
Distance9.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationAKRON
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationMILLERSBURG
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 34 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brewster2,291$51,136
Canal Fulton5,464$59,389
Canton72,163$38,407
Dalton1,698$66,635
Navarre1,853$58,611

Massillon Public Libraries

Massillon Public Library
208 LINCOLN WAY E.
Massillon, Ohio
(330) 832-9831

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Massillon Hospitals

Heartland Behavioral Healthcare
3000 Erie Sw
(330) 833-3135
Affinity Medical Center
(Proprietary)
875 Eighth Street Ne
(330) 837-6863

Massillon Public Schools

Amherst Elementary School
8750 Jane St Nw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 830-8024
Primary
Total Enrollment 538
Edison Middle School
4201 13th St Sw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 478-6167
Middle
Total Enrollment 786
Franklin Elementary School
1237 16th St Se
ZIP: 44646
(330) 830-3907
Primary
Total Enrollment 529
Genoa Elementary School
519 Genoa Ave Sw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 478-6171
Primary
Total Enrollment 367
Jackson High School
7600 Fulton Dr Nw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 837-3501
High
Total Enrollment 1982
Jackson Memorial Middle School
7355 Mudbrook Rd Nw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 830-8034
Middle
Total Enrollment 1347
Massillon Digital Academy, Inc
930 17th St Ne
ZIP: 44646
(330) 830-3900
Other
Total Enrollment 75
Perry High School
3737 13th St Sw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 477-3486
High
Total Enrollment 1547
Pfeiffer Intermediate School
4315 13th St Sw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 478-6163
Middle
Total Enrollment 728
R G Drage Career Technical Ctr
2800 Richville Dr Se
ZIP: 44646
(330) 832-9856
High
Sauder Elementary School
7503 Mudbrook Rd Nw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 830-8028
Primary
Total Enrollment 761
Strausser Elementary School
8646 Strausser St Nw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 830-8056
Primary
Total Enrollment 764
Washington High School
1 Paul E Brown Dr Se
ZIP: 44646
(330) 830-3901
High
Total Enrollment 1209
Watson Elementary School
515 Marion Ave Nw
ZIP: 44646
(330) 832-8100
Primary
Total Enrollment 364
Whittier Elementary School
1212 10th St Ne
ZIP: 44646
(330) 830-3904
Primary
Total Enrollment 426
Gorrell Elementary School
2420 Schuler Ave Nw
ZIP: 44647
(330) 830-3905
Primary
Total Enrollment 413
Indian River (irjcf)
2775 Indian River Rd
ZIP: 44647
(330) 837-4211
High
Total Enrollment 84
Massillon Intermediate School
250 29th St Nw
ZIP: 44647
(330) 830-3902
Middle
Total Enrollment 875
Massillon Junior High School
250 29th St Nw
ZIP: 44647
(330) 830-3902
Middle
Total Enrollment 576
Tuslaw Elementary School
1920 Manchester Ave Nw
ZIP: 44647
(330) 837-7809
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Tuslaw High School
1847 Manchester Ave Nw
ZIP: 44647
(330) 837-7800
High
Total Enrollment 453
Tuslaw Middle School
1723 Manchester Ave Nw
ZIP: 44647
(330) 837-7807
Middle
Total Enrollment 446

Massillon Private Schools

Little Sprouts Child Development Center
806 North Ave Ne
ZIP: 44646
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Rivertree Christian School
7373 Portage St Nw
ZIP: 44646
Elementary
Total Enrollment 91
St Mary Elementary School
640 1st St Ne
ZIP: 44646
Elementary
Total Enrollment 177
Massillon Christian School
965 Overlook Ave Sw
ZIP: 44647
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 88
St Barbara Elementary School
2809 Lincoln Way Nw
ZIP: 44647
Elementary
Total Enrollment 108
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