Canton employment information

Income per capita$16,769$26,520$28,555
Median household income$29,980$48,849$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,417$62,909$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,455$26,950$33,219
Median earnings male$25,340$35,698$36,116
Median earnings female$16,521$24,126$25,692
Unemployment rate8.9%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level32.4%15.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Canton is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Canton is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Canton is 53% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Canton is 107% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Canton median earnings by income bracket

Canton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.0%0.5%
Manufacturing sector24.6%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.1%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.7%13.2%
Public administration3.1%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%3.6%
Education, health & social services14.4%36.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hills and Dales, OH323$168,636215%
Greentown, OH4,368$96,89081%
Lake Mohawk, OH1,558$81,25052%
Robertsville, OH363$70,10431%
New Franklin, OH14,245$65,05222%
Canton, OH72,668$29,98044%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gastonia, NC72,664$39,57826%
Southfield, MI72,480$49,5487%
Appleton, WI72,861$53,4390%
Plymouth, MN72,868$84,32158%
Mount Pleasant, SC72,379$76,20242%
Canton, OH72,668$29,98044%
Source: The Canton, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.