Canton, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Canton, New York Info Snack

Population
6,505
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
16.2%
Median Home
$169,400
Median Income
$62,266
Median Rent
$819

Canton SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
10

Canton, NY Cost Of Living

102
Canton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Canton New York National Average
Overall 102 117 100
Services 104 108 100
Groceries 111 108 100
Health 100 101 100
Housing 88 145 100
Transportation 113 102 100
Utilities 119 97 100

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Rankings for Canton in New York

Map Of Canton, NY

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Population over time in Canton

Year Population % Change
2019 6,505 0.1%
2018 6,501 -0.8%
2017 6,553 -1.1%
2016 6,624 -0.6%
2015 6,665 1.0%
2014 6,600 0.7%
2013 6,551 1.5%
2012 6,457 2.5%
2011 6,298 0.3%
2010 6,277 -

Race / Ethnicity in Canton

White
85.5% (5,563)
African American
6.0% (391)
American Indian
0.3% (22)
Asian
2.3% (149)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (33)
Two Or More
1.4% (90)
Hispanic
4.0% (257)
Race Canton NY USA
White 85.5% 55.6% 60.7%
African American 6.0% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 8.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.0% 19.0% 18.0%

Gender in Canton

Female
51.5% (3,347)
Male
48.5% (3,157)
Gender Canton NY USA
Female 51.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Canton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (65)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (195)
High School / GED
22.0% (1,431)
Some College
10.0% (650)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (650)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (1,431)
Master's Degree
21.0% (1,366)
Professional Degree
1.0% (65)
Doctorate Degree
10.0% (650)
Education Canton NY USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 10.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 10.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Canton, New York

Less than $10,000
12.1% (78,689)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (30,668)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.8% (77,075)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.2% (20,580)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.1% (65,776)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.5% (87,970)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (74,654)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.5% (140,026)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.8% (43,985)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (31,072)
Income Canton NY USA
Less than $10,000 12.1% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 4.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.8% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.2% 7.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.1% 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.5% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 12.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.5% 15.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.8% 8.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 10.7% 7.7%

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