Canton is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,941 people and just one neighborhood, Canton is the 602nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Canton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Canton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.27% of the Canton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Canton is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canton who work in healthcare (11.08%), sales jobs (10.10%) and management occupations (8.99%).
Setting & Lifestyle
As is often the case in a small borough, Canton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.