Canton, OH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 35,477 housing units in Canton. This represents a 2.9% decline from 36,527 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 35,477 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Canton is about 59.6%. Canton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.3%. Average household size is 2.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Canton were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom14.90%
Two Bedrooms27.90%
Three Bedrooms43.30%
Four Bedrooms10.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1940
Median Value of occupied units$66,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$49,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$357

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.60%
Home Equity Loan7.90%
Simple Mortgage49.40%
Debt Free34.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.7%