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The City of Canton had a population of 2,284 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Canton is located at latitude 40.125 and longitude -91.6252 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canton 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.
|Total Population||2,284 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,790 (78.4%)|
|Population in Families||1,371 (60.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||494 (21.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$39,506|
|Average Household Income||$54,727|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,402|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||936 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||475 (50.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||321 (34.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||141 (15.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,832|
|Average Home Value||$118,249|
|Housing Affordability Index3||257|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.94%|
|Per Capita Income||1.15%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.51%|
The table below compares Canton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 239||77th|
|Population Density||# 369||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 753||27th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 752||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 874||15th|
|Diversity Index||# 310||70th|
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