Canton, MS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Canton, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
11,943
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
29.8%
Median Home
$106,300
Median Income
$32,158
Median Rent
$791

Canton SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Canton, MS Cost Of Living

88
Canton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Canton Mississippi National Average
Overall 88 82 100
Services 96 95 100
Groceries 90 94 100
Health 88 90 100
Housing 70 64 100
Transportation 86 89 100
Utilities 105 97 100

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Rankings for Canton in Mississippi

Map Of Canton, MS

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Population over time in Canton

Year Population % Change
2020 11,943 -3.1%
2019 12,330 -3.7%
2018 12,800 -5.2%
2017 13,504 0.7%
2016 13,413 0.7%
2015 13,321 0.8%
2014 13,218 0.3%
2013 13,185 0.0%
2012 13,184 0.8%
2011 13,077 -

Race / Ethnicity in Canton

White
19.3% (2,308)
African American
72.5% (8,663)
American Indian
0.3% (37)
Asian
0.3% (38)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (177)
Hispanic
6.0% (720)
Race Canton MS USA
White 19.3% 56.4% 60.1%
African American 72.5% 37.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 0.3% 1.0% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.0% 3.2% 18.2%

Gender in Canton

Female
51.0% (6,089)
Male
49.0% (5,854)
Gender Canton MS USA
Female 51.0% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Canton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (477)
9-12th Grade
18.0% (2,149)
High School / GED
28.0% (3,344)
Some College
20.0% (2,388)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,074)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,313)
Master's Degree
9.0% (1,074)
Professional Degree
1.0% (119)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Canton MS USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 18.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Canton, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
7.9% (94,528)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (86,550)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.0% (154,727)
$25,000 to $34,999
27.7% (330,487)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.8% (224,596)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.1% (144,573)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.3% (74,945)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.9% (58,989)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (8,461)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (16,439)
Income Canton MS USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 9.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 6.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.0% 12.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 27.7% 11.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.8% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.1% 17.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.3% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.9% 11.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 4.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 3.4% 8.3%

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