Stark County...by the Numbers

INCOME & COST OF LIVING

Median household income: $45,661
Median home value: $122,400
Median rent: $666/month
Cost of living: 11.9% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate: 4.7%

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

Education and health services: 19.2%
Manufacturing: 16.6%
Trade, transportation and utilities: 17.6%
Professional and business services: 8.6%
Leisure and hospitality: 10.9%

MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Alliance Community Hospital
Aultman Hospital
Canton City Schools
Diebold
Heinz North America
Mercy Medical Center
Nickles Bakery
Republic Engineered Products
Stark County government
Stark State College
The Timken Company
TimkenSteel
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

HOUSEHOLDS

Canton population: 72,297
Stark County population: 375,736

EDUCATION

High school graduate or higher: 89.1%
Bachelor's degree: 14.1%
Graduate or professional degree: 7%

WORKFORCE

Total workforce: 189,900
Average commute: 21.1 minutes

PARKS & TRAILS

Stark County Park District includes:
7,000 acres of land, 90+ miles of walking/bicycling trails, and 31 miles of equestrian trails.

WEATHER

Average January high: 33
Average July high: 82

Sources: US Census Bureau, Ohio Dept. of Development, NOAA and the National Weather Service, Stark Parks, US Dept. of Labor, Forbes.