Canton is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,752 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Canton is the 442nd largest community in Texas.
Canton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Canton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Canton who work in office and administrative support (19.85%), sales jobs (12.35%), and food service (11.83%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Canton is worth considering.
The percentage of adults in Canton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.90% of adults in Canton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Canton in 2010 was $23,977, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,908 for a family of four. However, Canton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Canton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Canton include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Canton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Spanish.