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Canton / Ohio

Canton is a city in Stark County, Ohio. The city is located about 97 miles south of Cleveland and 20 miles south of Akron in northeast Ohio. Canton is the largest city in Canton-Masilon, the metropolitan statistical district of Ohio, which includes the Stark and Carol counties. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 73,007, making Canton the eighth largest city in Ohio by population size. Canton, founded in 1805, became a heavy manufacturing center because of its many railway lines. However, this figure began to decline at the end of the 20th century, as changes in the manufacturing industry led to the relocation or downsizing of many factories and workers. After this decline, the industry in the city developed into a service economy, including retail, education, finance and healthcare.

Economy - Canton's economy is primarily industrial, with significant health and agricultural sectors. The city is home to the TimkenSteel Corporation, a major manufacturer of specialty steel. Lots of other big companies operate in the Greater Canton area, including Timken, a manufacturer of tapered roller bearings; Lebden Balden Company, a manufacturer of bricks and building materials; Diebold, a manufacturer of ATMs and bank safes, and Medline Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of health products. The city is home to several regional food producers, including Nickels Bakery, Cass Farms (poultry) and Shearers food (food snacks). The poultry and dairy industry are important parts of the Canton city economy.

Real Estate Data - In June 2021, the median price list of homes in the canton was $ 155,000, an increase of 7% over last year when the median listing price per square foot was $ 97. The median sale price was $ 143.1 thousand.

Home values in Canton, OH are 55% below the median home value in the United States.  

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