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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,400
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens23.5%
Employed Population 16+8,192
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married46.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.7%
Median Earnings25+$39,704
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,027
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,167

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,288
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone34.9%
Median Gross Rent$777
Median House Value$143,900

Ancestry

Irish16.8%
Italian13.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.4%
English11.3%
French Except Basque4.4%
Welsh3.1%
Hungarian2.4%
Polish2.3%
Swiss2.2%
Scottish2.2%
Greek1.4%
Slovak1.2%
Czech0.9%
Romanian0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Russian0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Croatian0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Serbian0.6%
African0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
German0.4%
Slovene0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Arab0.3%
Albanian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Australian0.1%
Cypriot0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
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North Canton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stark County
Standard Zip Codes44720, 44709
Company Zip Codes44799
Phone Area Codes234,330
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.9
Approximate Longitude-81.43

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)

StationAKRON CANTON AP
Distance3.3 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
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationMILLPORT 2 NW
Distance28.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp58 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Canton71,763$39,226
Green25,741$83,885
Hartville3,009$58,641
Louisville9,332$69,375
Massillon32,320$55,751

North Canton Public Libraries

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

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North Canton Public Schools

Clearmount Elementary School
150 Clearmount Ave Se
ZIP: 44720
(330) 497-5640
Primary
Total Enrollment 380
Greentown Intermediate School
3330 State St Nw
ZIP: 44720
(330) 497-5645
Primary
Total Enrollment 498
Hoover High School
525 7th St Ne
ZIP: 44720
(330) 497-5620
High
Total Enrollment 1566
Mary L Evans Early Childhood Center
301 Portage St Nw
ZIP: 44720
(330) 497-5608
Primary
Total Enrollment 61
North Canton Middle School
605 Fair Oaks Ave Sw
ZIP: 44720
(330) 497-5635
Middle
Total Enrollment 1094
Northwood Elementary School
1500 School Ave Ne
ZIP: 44720
(330) 497-5650
Primary
Total Enrollment 524
Orchard Hill Intermediate School
1305 Jonathan Ave Sw
ZIP: 44720
(330) 497-5655
Primary
Total Enrollment 379

North Canton Private Schools

St Paul School
303 S Main St
ZIP: 44720
Elementary
Total Enrollment 368
Holy Cross Ps-k Childcare
7707 Market Ave N
ZIP: 44721
Elementary
Total Enrollment 35
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