Famous as the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, Ohio, is a city of about 73,000 residents. It is also where the home of former President William McKinley, and the site where he conducted his front porch campaign for President of the United States in 1896.
The city has seen better times economically, and the population has declined in recent years. It has the uneasy designation of being named the 9th most miserable city in the country by Forbes Magazine.
Still, there are signs the city may be rebounding with the economy, but recent surveys have shown that close to 20% of the population is living below the poverty line. Summers are hot here, winters are cold, and can be extreme here. Despite all of the negatives, there are still good parts of the city to live and some nightlife here.
There is good public transportation available here that makes owning a car a luxury and not a necessity.