Canton, Ohio Houses for Sale

Located in the northeastern part of the state of Ohio and a city and seat of Stark County, Canton sits in the south-southeast of the city of Cleveland. The city is the focus of the metropolitan area which includes the cities of North Canton and Massillon and the village of East Canton. When the city was laid out in 1805, it was the founder who named the area Canton,for his friend’s estate which was built with profits from trade with China. The community then developed an economy that is a manufacturer of reapers, plows, and other farm equipment that were essential to the industrial center. The city’s diversified products also include electric sweepers, alloy steel, tapered rollers, automatic teller machines, and others.

Canton, OH Prices for Houses for Sale

183,055 -4%
158,440 +2%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Canton Homes for Purchase

192 +11%
192 -18%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

34 +54%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 167  
Police Civilians 41  
Total Arrests 1,644 (2020)
Total Incidents 8,301 (2020)
CrimeScore 84.09  
National Rank 4592nd  
Statewide Rank 320th  

Local Statistics

Population 69,963 (-0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,644 (-4.34%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 3
Arson 16
Assault Offenses 3,049
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 717
Counterfeiting/Forgery 18
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 1,171
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 234
Extortion/Blackmail 8
Fraud Offenses 215
Homicide Offenses 15
Kidnapping/Abduction 30
Larceny/Theft Offenses 2,367
Motor Vehicle Theft 371
Pornography/Obscene Material 32
Prostitution Offenses 3
Robbery 155
Sex Offenses 189
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 42
Weapon Law Violations 309

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