Stark County, Ohio

Stark County: County in Ohio, United States


Stark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 375,586 and a population density of 250 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 369,772 inhabitants. Its county seat is Canton. The county was created 214 years ago in 1808.

Quick Facts about Stark County

Population : 369,772 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
Different from : Starke County, Stark County, Stark County
Plate code : 76
Area : 1505 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : John Stark
Altitude : 1,086 feet / 331 meters
Capital : Canton
Establishment : February 02, 1808
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:52:39 (9th February 2023)
Density : 246 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.57% (2010-2020)
Stark County locator map
Location of Stark County on Ohio map.
Stark County Courthouse 'Canton  OH' edit image
Stark County Courthouse 'Canton OH' edit
Stark County Courthouse 'Canton  OH' edit image


Stark County is located at 40°48'50"N 81°21'56"W (40.8138900, -81.3656400). It has 5 neighbors: Carroll County, Columbiana County, Mahoning County, Tuscarawas County and Wayne County.

Stark County map

The largest city of Stark County is Alliance with a population of 21,376. Other cities include, North Canton population 17,121, New Franklin population 14,101, Canton population 12,470 and Louisville population 9,126. See all Stark County cities & populated places.

Stark County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Stark County.

City Name Population Title
Massillon 32,641 Town in Ohio, USA
Alliance 21,376 City in Stark and Mahoning counties in the U.
North Canton 17,121 City in Stark County, Ohio, United States
New Franklin 14,101 City in Summit County, Ohio, United States of America
Canton 12,470 City in Stark County, Ohio, United States
Louisville 9,126 City in Stark County, Ohio
Perry Heights 8,441 Census-designated place in Stark County, Ohio
Canal Fulton 5,399 City in Stark County, Ohio
Marlboro 4,340 Unincorporated community in Stark County, Ohio
Greentown 3,804 Town in Indiana, United States
Minerva 3,619 Village in Carroll, Columbiana, and Stark counties in the U.
Hartville 3,088 City in Stark County, Ohio, United States
Brewster 2,143 Town in Ohio
Navarre 1,796 Village in Ohio, United States
Plain 1,712 Township in Stark County, Ohio
East Canton 1,569 Human settlement in Stark County, Ohio, United States of America

Stark County has 5 neighbours.

  • Canton


According to census records, the population of Stark County decreased by 1.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 375,586 - census
2011 374,511 -0.29% estimation process
2012 374,891 0.1% estimation process
2013 375,108 0.06% estimation process
2014 375,546 0.12% estimation process
2015 374,715 -0.22% estimation process
2016 373,447 -0.34% estimation process
2017 372,003 -0.39% estimation process
2018 371,248 -0.2% estimation process
2019 370,606 -0.17% estimation process
2020 369,772 -0.23% estimation process

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People born in Stark County (5)

People born in Stark County, including fiction writer H. M. Hoover, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Robert Pinn, Medal of Honor recipient Hiram H. De Lavie, .


  • Franklin Carr (Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/01/1844
  • Honor B. Hull (of Ohio (1810-1888)) she was born in 08/06/1810

Other places with the same name (3)

Ohio Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Franklin County 1,324,624 County in Massachusetts, United States
Cuyahoga County 1,227,883 County in Ohio, United States
Columbus 884,356 Capital city of Ohio, United States
Hamilton County 817,985 County in New York, United States
Summit County 538,866 County in northern Utah, United States
Montgomery County 531,610 County in Ohio, United States
Lucas County 428,294 County in Ohio, United States
Butler County 385,648 County in Ohio, United States of America
Cleveland 378,589 City in Ohio, United States
Lorain County 312,172 County in Ohio, United States
Cincinnati 304,548 City in Ohio, United States; county seat of Hamilton County
Toledo 271,455 County seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States
Warren County 238,412 County in New York, United States
Lake County 229,569 County in Ohio, United States
Mahoning County 226,075 County in Ohio, United States
Delaware County 213,554 County in Ohio, United States