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Jobs
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Housing
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Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
9.5
Amenities
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Education
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Commute
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Canton, New York Info Snack

Canton is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 10,995 at the 2010 census. The town contains two villages: one also named Canton, the other named Rensselaer Falls. The town is named after the great port of Canton (now named Guangzhou) in China. Canton is the home of St. Lawrence University and SUNY Canton. Canton Central School District is centered in the village of Canton.
Population
6,553
Unemployment
9.6%
Poverty
19.6%
Median Home
$161,300
Median Income
$54,115
Median Rent
$904

Rankings for Canton in New York

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Map Of Canton, NY

Population over time in Canton

Year Population % Change
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
86.9% (5,692)
African American
5.8% (383)
American Indian
0.6% (38)
Asian
1.8% (115)
Hawaiian
0.3% (20)
Other
0.2% (10)
Two Or More
1.0% (65)
Hispanic
3.5% (230)
Race Canton NY USA
White 86.9% 55.9% 61.5%
African American 5.8% 14.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 8.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.5% 18.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Canton, New York

Less than $10,000
10.4% (68,151)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.9% (71,427)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.0% (39,318)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.8% (44,560)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (70,117)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (117,298)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (97,639)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.6% (89,120)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (22,280)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (34,730)
Income Canton NY USA
Less than $10,000 10.4% 7.1% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.9% 5.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.0% 9.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.8% 8.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 11.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 15.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 11.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.6% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 7.2% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 8.9% 6.3%

Gender in Canton

Female
50.5% (3,308)
Male
49.5% (3,244)
Gender Canton NY USA
Female 50.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Canton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.4% (220)
9-12th Grade
3.1% (200)
High School / GED
25.4% (1,662)
Some College
9.2% (602)
Associate's Degree
5.8% (382)
Bachelor's Degree
23.1% (1,511)
Master's Degree
17.6% (1,152)
Professional Degree
4.2% (277)
Doctorate Degree
8.3% (542)
Education Canton NY USA
< 9th Grade 3.4% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.1% 7.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.4% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 9.2% 15.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.8% 8.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 23.1% 19.9% 19.1%
Master's Degree 17.6% 11.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 4.2% 2.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 8.3% 1.5% 1.4%

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