Canton is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,869 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Canton is the 442nd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Canton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Canton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Canton who work in sales jobs (12.45%), food service (8.86%), and management occupations (8.66%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Canton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Canton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Canton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Canton may be for you.
Being a small city, Canton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Canton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.84% of adults in Canton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Canton in 2010 was $27,165, 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 $108,660 for a family of four. However, Canton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, English, German, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Canton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.