The City of Canton had a population of 2,464 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Canton is located at latitude 40.1299 and longitude -91.5258 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.3 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 597 feet.
The City of Canton (GNIS ID: 2393734) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Canton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||1,970|
|Population in Familes||1,522|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||494|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||989 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||544 (55.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||328 (33.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||118 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$67,660|
|Average Home Value||$72,978|
|Median Household Income||$36,159|
|Average Household Income||$48,866|
|Per Capita Income||$18,391|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.97%|
|Per Capita Income||2.92%|
The table below compares Canton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 227||78th|
|Population Density1||# 315||70th|
|Diversity Index2||# 287||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 715||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 725||30th|
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