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Canton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 22,510 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Canton is the 88th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Canton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Canton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Canton is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canton who work in management occupations (15.60%), office and administrative support (10.40%) and business and financial occupations (9.94%).
Also of interest is that Canton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Canton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Canton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Canton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Canton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Canton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.68 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Canton use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Canton‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Canton, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Canton is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.45% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Canton in 2010 was $48,104, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,416 for a family of four.
Canton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Canton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Canton include Irish, Italian, English, German, Polish and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Canton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||8,873|
|CANTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||75.02%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||24.98%|
|TYPE OF CANTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||62.46%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.56%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.52%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||24.47%|
|SIZE OF CANTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.98%|
|AGE OF CANTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.59%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||39.26%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||31.84%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||17.30%|
|CANTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$492,211|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,613|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||2.56%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.84%|
|$116,001 - $231,000||6.02%|
|$231,001 - $347,000||11.94%|
|$347,001 - $462,000||21.82%|
|$462,001 - $578,000||23.44%|
|$578,001 - $867,000||24.08%|
|$867,001 - $1,156,000||6.83%|
|PEOPLE OF CANTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.26%|
|5 TO 17||17.36%|
|18 TO 24||5.09%|
|25 TO 34||12.46%|
|35 TO 54||29.71%|
|55 TO 64||11.88%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||18.25%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.81%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$90,878|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$48,104|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.22%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.68%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.82%)
Public Service (3.95%)
Information Technology (3.03%)
Real estate (2.36%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.30%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.47%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.92%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.98%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (37.05%)
French Canadian (2.41%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (82.98%)
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