Canton Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Canton Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
70,447

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.1%
5 - 17:
17.3%
18 - 24:
9.7%
25 - 34:
15.2%
35 - 54:
23.6%
55 - 64:
12.6%
Over 65 Years:
14.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.7%
4.7%
High School Graduates
86.1%
86.1%
College Graduated
13.9%
13.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Canton
$19,967
$19,967
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Canton
$32,287
$32,287
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
30.8%

Employment Industries in Canton

 
Manufacturing
17.5%
17.5%
Healthcare
16.9%
16.9%
Accommodation
11.7%
11.7%
Retail
11.3%
11.3%
Education
6.1%
6.1%
Construction
6.1%
6.1%
Administration
5.1%
5.1%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Transportation
4.1%
4.1%
Public Service
2.6%
2.6%
Finance
2.6%
2.6%
Wholesale
2.4%
2.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
64.1%
64.1%
Black Or African American
24.6%
24.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
0.5%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
6.1%
6.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.6%
4.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
20.8%
20.8%
Irish
11.6%
11.6%
Italian
6.9%
6.9%
English
6.5%
6.5%
African
4.7%
4.7%
French
2.4%
2.4%
Polish
2.1%
2.1%
European
2.0%
2.0%
Hungarian
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
Welsh
1.2%
1.2%
Dutch
1.2%
1.2%
Scots-Irish
1.1%
1.1%
Greek
1.1%
1.1%
Czech
0.7%
0.7%
Romanian
0.6%
0.6%
Swiss
0.5%
0.5%
Slovak
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
95.2%
95.2%
Spanish
3.3%
3.3%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Canton Residents:
2.9%