Stark County

Stark County includes hundreds of service and manufacturing companies that benefit from excellent accessibility to the U.S. market, a skilled workforce, transportation (air and major highways), and a low-cost utility infrastructure. Home to six colleges and universities, Stark County fosters active collaboration with businesses to help train and prepare employees for jobs in emerging technologies like fuel cells, wind energy, and oil shale exploration and development. Stark County is anchored by Canton, home to the NFL Professional Football Hall of Fame. The area also offers 20+ golf courses, arts, entertainment, outdoor recreation, and a low cost of living. 

Stark County Stats

– population:

373,612  

– Workforce:

280,000

Notable Higher Ed. / Vocational Training  Institutions
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences 
Kent State University Stark Campus 
Malone University 
University of Mount Union 
Northeast Ohio Medical University 
Stark State College 
Walsh University 
Notable Employers
The Timken Company
TimkenSteel 
Diebold Nixdorf Corporation 
The Kenan Advantage Group 
Shearer’s Foods 

The Northeast Ohio Region Sites & Buildings

The Northeast Ohio Region
Stark

Canton Industrial Land II

22 Remaining Developable Acres.

The Northeast Ohio Region
Stark

Canton Industrial Land I

98 Remaining Developable Acres.

massillon energy technology park
Stark

Massillon Energy & Technology Park

200 Remaining Developable Acres.

Canton GO
Stark

Canton Ohio GO Site

250 Remaining Developable Acres.

Stark

Alliance Commerce Park

106 Remaining Developable Acres.