Canton, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Stark County
   060       Canton city

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     84,161
Urban population....................................................     84,161
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................     19,858
Preprimary school...................................................      1,632
Elementary or high school...........................................     14,425
  Percent in private school.........................................        8.1
College.............................................................      3,801

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     53,895
Less than 9th grade.................................................      5,724
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................     12,045
High school graduate................................................     21,303
Some college, no degree.............................................      7,610
Associates degree...................................................      2,001
Bachelor's degree...................................................      3,364
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      1,848

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       67.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................        9.7

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     77,541
Lived in same house.................................................     44,788
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     32,427
  Same State........................................................     29,024
    Same county.....................................................     25,595
    Different county................................................      3,429
  Different State...................................................      3,403
Lived abroad........................................................        326

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     50,159
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      2,589
  With a mobility limitation........................................      1,394
  With a self-care limitation.......................................      1,863
With a work disability..............................................      6,090
    In labor force..................................................      2,080
  Prevented from working............................................      3,395
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................     12,644
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      2,883
  With a mobility limitation........................................      2,279
  With a self-care limitation.......................................      1,676

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        526
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,467
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,112

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      9,812
  65 years and over.................................................      2,904

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     82,280
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       80.0
Foreign-born population.............................................      1,881
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        269

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     77,541
Speak a language other than English.................................      4,577
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................      1,396
  Speak Spanish.....................................................      1,052
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        246
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        252
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        120

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................    106,480
Arab................................................................        705
Austrian............................................................        278
Belgian.............................................................        101
Canadian............................................................         55
Czech...............................................................        335
Danish..............................................................        223
Dutch...............................................................      2,061
English.............................................................      8,405
Finnish.............................................................          7
French (except Basque)..............................................      3,168
French Canadian.....................................................        247
German..............................................................     28,824
Greek...............................................................      1,500
Hungarian...........................................................      1,097
Irish...............................................................     14,529
Italian.............................................................      7,419
Lithuanian..........................................................        224
Norwegian...........................................................        113
Polish..............................................................      1,655
Portuguese..........................................................        134
Romanian............................................................        677
Russian.............................................................        796
Scotch-Irish........................................................      1,741
Scottish............................................................      1,086
Slovak..............................................................      1,554
Subsaharan African..................................................        104
Swedish.............................................................        434
Swiss...............................................................      1,032
Ukrainian...........................................................        361
United States or American...........................................      4,251
Welsh...............................................................      1,707
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         21
Yugoslavian.........................................................        177
Other ancestries....................................................     21,459

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     64,415
In labor force......................................................     36,500
      Percent in labor force........................................       56.7
  Civilian labor force..............................................     36,436
    Employed........................................................     32,336
    Unemployed......................................................      4,100
      Percent unemployed............................................       11.3
  Armed Forces......................................................         64
Not in labor force..................................................     27,915

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     28,765
In labor force......................................................     19,437
      Percent in labor force........................................       67.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................     19,382
    Employed........................................................     17,023
    Unemployed......................................................      2,359
      Percent unemployed............................................       12.2
  Armed Forces......................................................         55
Not in labor force..................................................      9,328

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     35,650
In labor force......................................................     17,063
      Percent in labor force........................................       47.9
  Civilian labor force..............................................     17,054
    Employed........................................................     15,313
    Unemployed......................................................      1,741
      Percent unemployed............................................       10.2
  Armed Forces......................................................          9
Not in labor force..................................................     18,587

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     35,650
With own children under 6 years.....................................      5,331
  Percent in labor force............................................       52.3
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      5,481
  Percent in labor force............................................       66.2

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      7,679
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      3,718

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........     13,220
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      7,704

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      4,671
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................        615
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................        136
  Unemployed........................................................        149
  Not in labor force................................................        330

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     31,500
Percent drove alone.................................................       80.0
Percent in carpools.................................................       10.6
Percent using public transportation.................................        2.5
Percent using other means...........................................        1.0
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        5.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       16.7

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     32,336
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      2,765
Professional specialty occupations..................................      3,345
Technicians and related support occupations.........................      1,062
Sales occupations...................................................      3,979
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      4,750
Private household occupations.......................................         95
Protective service occupations......................................        600
Service occupations, except protective and household................      5,228
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................        225
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................      3,118
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      3,892
Transportation and material moving occupations......................      1,463
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................      1,814

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     32,336
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................        219
Mining..............................................................         58
Construction........................................................      1,209
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      2,069
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      6,127
Transportation......................................................      1,054
Communications and other public utilities...........................        659
Wholesale trade.....................................................      1,671
Retail trade........................................................      6,709
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................      1,618
Business and repair services........................................      1,662
Personal services...................................................        916
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        361
Health services.....................................................      3,006
Educational services................................................      2,004
Other professional and related services.............................      1,948
Public administration...............................................      1,046

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     32,336
Private wage and salary workers.....................................     27,258
Government workers..................................................      3,431
  Local government workers..........................................      2,319
  State government workers..........................................        616
  Federal government workers........................................        496
Self-employed workers...............................................      1,594
Unpaid family workers...............................................         53

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................     33,489
Less than $5,000....................................................      3,734
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      5,112
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      4,269
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      6,895
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      5,858
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      4,415
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      2,403
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        487
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        184
$150,000 or more....................................................        132
Median household income (dollars)...................................     19,807

  Families..........................................................     21,789
Less than $5,000....................................................      2,111
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      2,004
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      2,190
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      4,494
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      4,438
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      3,688
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      2,156
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        457
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        171
$150,000 or more....................................................         80
Median family income (dollars)......................................     25,177

  Nonfamily households..............................................     11,700
Less than $5,000....................................................      1,833
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      3,152
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      2,026
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      2,381
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,393
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        629
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        211
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         23
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          7
$150,000 or more....................................................         45
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     11,850

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     10,133

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................     33,489
With wage and salary income.........................................     22,769
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     26,639
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................      2,359
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     12,653
With farm self-employment income....................................        102
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      2,920
With Social Security income.........................................     10,950
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,471
With public assistance income.......................................      4,905
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,475
With retirement income..............................................      6,672
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      6,378

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     81,725
    Below poverty level.............................................     17,864

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     60,136
    Below poverty level.............................................     10,541
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................     12,644
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,483

Related children under 18 years.....................................     21,501
    Below poverty level.............................................      7,241
  Related children under 5 years....................................      6,480
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,572
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................     15,021
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,669

Unrelated individuals...............................................     14,726
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,088

  All families......................................................     21,789
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,098
With related children under 18 years................................     11,515
    Below poverty level.............................................      3,476
  With related children under 5 years...............................      4,864
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,819

  Female householder families.......................................      5,503
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,658
With related children under 18 years................................      3,827
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,423
  With related children under 5 years...............................      1,621
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,258

      Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       21.9%
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       17.5%
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       11.7%
  Related children under 18 years...................................       33.7%
    Related children under 5 years..................................       39.7%
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       31.1%
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       27.8%

All families........................................................       18.8%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       30.2%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       37.4%

Female householder families.........................................       48.3%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       63.3%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       77.6%
 

      Total housing units...........................................     36,527

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................         29
1985 to 1988........................................................        256
1980 to 1984........................................................        975
1970 to 1979........................................................      3,245
1960 to 1969........................................................      3,711
1950 to 1959........................................................      5,789
1940 to 1949........................................................      5,965
1939 or earlier.....................................................     16,557

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................        481
1 bedroom...........................................................      5,613
2 bedrooms..........................................................     10,939
3 bedrooms..........................................................     15,843
4 bedrooms..........................................................      3,142
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        509

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................        151
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................        315
Condominium housing units...........................................        181

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................     36,230
Individual drilled well.............................................        237
Individual dug well.................................................         51
Some other source...................................................          9

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................     36,310
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        177
Other means.........................................................         40

      Occupied housing units........................................     33,452

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................     29,607
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................        195
Electricity.........................................................      3,126
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        107
Coal or coke........................................................          6
Wood................................................................         56
Solar energy........................................................          6
Other fuel..........................................................        299
No fuel used........................................................         50

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      6,404
1985 to 1988........................................................      8,717
1980 to 1984........................................................      4,070
1970 to 1979........................................................      5,966
1960 to 1969........................................................      3,710
1959 or earlier.....................................................      4,585

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................      2,368

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................     33,452
None................................................................      6,004
1...................................................................     13,424
2...................................................................     10,485
3 or more...........................................................      3,539

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     17,971
  With a mortgage...................................................      9,478
    Less than $300..................................................      1,336
    $300 to $499....................................................      4,571
    $500 to $699....................................................      2,364
    $700 to $999....................................................        862
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        268
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         62
    $2,000 or more..................................................         15
    Median (dollars)................................................        451
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      8,493
    Less than $100..................................................        426
    $100 to $199....................................................      6,308
    $200 to $299....................................................      1,455
    $300 to $399....................................................        202
    $400 or more....................................................        102
    Median (dollars)................................................        161

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     17,971
  Less than 20 percent..............................................     12,387
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      1,948
  25 to 29 percent..................................................      1,123
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        675
  35 percent or more................................................      1,721
  Not computed......................................................        117

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................     14,196
  Less than $200....................................................      3,328
  $200 to $299......................................................      3,630
  $300 to $499......................................................      5,911
  $500 to $749......................................................        782
  $750 to $999......................................................         98
  $1,000 or more....................................................         11
  No cash rent......................................................        436
  Median (dollars)..................................................        298

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................     14,196
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      4,487
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      1,723
  25 to 29 percent..................................................      1,645
  30 to 34 percent..................................................      1,111
  35 percent or more................................................      4,550
  Not computed......................................................        680
 
 



 
 

 

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