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Canton Jobs Overview

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8,786
Job Openings
5.2%
Unemployment Rate
$39,570
Median Base Salary
72k
Population

Canton has the 374th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Canton area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Canton has the 133rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Canton is below average at $39,570, and the median cost of a home in Canton is $74,300, which is below the national average. 13% of workers in Canton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Canton. 85% of Canton workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Canton spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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822 30th Street NW
Canton, OH 44709
330-433-9675