Canton, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 10,292. Population change since 2000: +16.4%
 
Males: 4,975  (48.3%)
Females: 5,317  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06019.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,469 (it was $65,013 in 2000)
Canton:

$81,469
CT:

$67,098

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,240 (it was $33,151 in 2000)

Canton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $284,279 (it was $175,900 in 2000)
Canton:

$284,279
CT:

$267,000
  • Races in Canton, CT (2010)

    Canton races chart
    • 9,67194.0%White alone
    • 2652.6%Hispanic
    • 1511.5%Asian alone
    • 991.0%Two or more races
    • 820.8%Black alone
    • 190.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.04%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Canton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Canton: 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.6%), English (17.7%), Italian (15.9%), German (15.5%), Polish (10.4%), French (8.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1806

Elevation: 347 feet

Land area: 24.6 square miles.

Population density: 419 people per square mile   (low).

Canton,CT real estate house value index trend

Canton, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Canton:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

456 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 0.9% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

5.2%
Connecticut:

13.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Canton, Connecticut as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Canton to the number of sex offenders is 1,266 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Canton town:  2.0% ($3,504)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Canton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Hartford, CT (10.5 miles , pop. 63,589).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (83.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (84.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Canton Valley, CT (1.0 miles ), Collinsville, CT (1.2 miles ), New Hartford Center, CT (2.0 miles ), Avon, CT (2.1 miles ), West Simsbury, CT (2.1 miles ), New Hartford, CT (2.2 miles ), Weatogue, CT (2.2 miles ), Simsbury, CT (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2003: 89 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2004: 147 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2005: 100 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $294,300
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $261,400
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $314,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $242,200
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $287,300
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $284,400
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $291,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 72.92 W

Area code: 860


Crime rates in Canton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000020001121
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.019.50.00.00.09.79.719.39.6
Robberies 0000001110001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.09.89.89.60.00.00.09.6
Assaults 4425412041000
per 100,000 44.543.921.152.040.39.819.50.038.59.70.00.00.0
Burglaries 322826181723168142171511
per 100,000 356.3307.0274.6187.0171.4224.3156.178.0134.7203.767.8144.7106.1
Thefts 94819996100105105729882785661
per 100,000 1,046.5888.11,045.6997.51,008.51,024.21,024.3702.2943.0795.3755.2540.1588.1
Auto thefts 23421255623310
per 100,000 22.332.942.220.8121.048.848.858.519.229.129.09.60.0
Arson 1000100000000
per 100,000 11.10.00.00.010.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 80.771.271.567.773.081.365.242.861.760.546.949.943.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Canton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Connecticut average:

2.40
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Canton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Canton, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canton, Connecticut average temperatures Canton, Connecticut average precipitation Canton, Connecticut humidity Canton, Connecticut wind speed Canton, Connecticut snowfall Canton, Connecticut sunshine Canton, Connecticut clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Canton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Canton town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 26.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canton-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 163.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 187.6 miles away from Canton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.2 miles away from Canton center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hartford County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canton topographic map

Birthplace of: Albert A. Bliss - Politician, William E. Simonds - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Philemon Bliss - Politician, James Carpenter (fencer) - Fencer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Canton:

  • CHERRY BROOK HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, CT)
  • C I B: EVANS DRIVE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SIMSBURY, CT)
  • C I B: CARRIAGE DRIVE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BURLINGTON, CT)
  • APPLE REHAB AVON (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; AVON, CT)
  • AVON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; AVON, CT)
  • MCLEAN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SIMSBURY, CT)
  • MCLEAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SIMSBURY, CT)

Amtrak stations near Canton:

  • 14 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:

  • Tunxis Community College (about 10 miles; Farmington, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,787)
  • University of Hartford (about 11 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 13 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • Trinity College (about 14 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)
  • Capital Community College (about 14 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • Goodwin College (about 16 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Manchester Community College (about 20 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)

Public high schools in Canton:

  • CANTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 392, Location: 76 SIMONDS AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CANTON ACADEMY (Location: 76 SIMONDS AVENUE, Grades: 11-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Canton:

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Library in Canton:

  • CANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $493,504; Location: 40 DYER AVE; 62,518 books; 18 e-books; 2,608 audio materials; 4,155 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 160 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Canton: Ramp Road Industrial Park (A), Cherry Brook (B), Canton Fire Marshal's Office (C), North Canton Volunteer Fire Department (D), Collinsville Volunteer Fire Department (E), Canton Fire Volunteer Fire Department (F), Roaring Brook Nature Center (G), Collinsville Town Hall (H), Canton Public Library (I), Canton Historical Society Library (J), Canton Historical Society Building (K), Canton Historical Museum (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Canton Green Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Canton include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), North Canton Community United Methodist Church (B), Canton Community Baptist Church (C), Canton Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Collinsville Congregational Church (E), First Congregational Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Saint Patricks Cemetery (2), Southwest Cemetery (3), Cherry Brook Cemetery (4), North Canton Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bond Pond (A), Nepaug Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nepaug River (A), Spruce Brook (B), Barbour Brook (C), Cherry Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Canton: Mill Pond Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Canton Historical Museums (11 Front Street) (1), Billiard Warehouse (Amusement & Theme Parks; 220 Albany Turnpike) (2), Huck Finn Adventures & Sales (Recreational Trips & Guides; 9 Gemstone Dr) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Hillside Motel (671 Albany Turnpike) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hartford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 98.1. This is worse than average.

City:

98.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.69. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.577. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.577
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.57. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.57
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.7%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.2%
Whole state:

3.9%
90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
95 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Canton (2011 data):

  • The Simsbury Bank & Trust Company: Canton Branch at 250 Albany Turnpike, branch established on 2005/11/21. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $376.9 mil, Deposits: $344.9 mil, headquarters in Simsbury, CT, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Sbt Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Canton Branch at 195 Albany Turnpike, branch established on 1966/10/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Canton Branch at 220 Albany Turnpike, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Union Savings Bank: Canton Branch at 188 Albany Turnpike, branch established on 2006/02/01. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices
  • Collinsville Savings Society: at 136 Main Street, branch established on 1853/08/08. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $151.7 mil, Deposits: $106.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut Mutual Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Connecticut average:

12.8

Canton travel time to work - commute Canton mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Canton town (based on Hartford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,203100
Mainline Protestant73,522183
Evangelical Protestant50,619214
Other28,18394
Black Protestant8,44626
Orthodox3,66513
None451,376-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 215
Hartford County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
Hartford County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Hartford County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 755
Here:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hartford County:

22.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.0%
State:

15.8%

3.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.47% ($45,348 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.46% ($42,466)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.30% ($54,942)


4.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,263 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tolland County, CT  0.48% ($49,038 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.41% ($47,917)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.33% ($59,193)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTMI (1290 AM; 1 kW; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:

  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WZBG (97.3 FM; LITCHFIELD, CT; Owner: LOCAL GIRLS & BOYS B/CASTING CORP.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAPJ (89.9 FM; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: NUTMEG CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Canton:

  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Canton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Canton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 42m138ftTotal length
  • $28,000Total costs
  • 77,642Total average daily traffic
  • 4,322Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,822Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Canton, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Canton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rt 179 North (Lat: 41.895917 Lon: -72.891222), Call Sign: KNDL390, Licensee ID: L00115497
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0800 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/22/2022Registrant: Canton, Town Of, 4 Market St, Collinsville, CT 06022, Phone: (860) 693-0221
  • River Rd (Lat: 41.895917 Lon: -72.891222), Call Sign: KNDL381, Licensee ID: L00115497
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.8600 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/22/2022Registrant: Canton, Town Of, 4 Market St, Collinsville, CT 06022, Phone: (860) 693-0221
  • Lat: 41.819028 Lon: -72.920361, Call Sign: WQWN556
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.387 MHz, 460.387 MHzGrant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: Lawrence TerraRegistrant: Northeastern Communications, Inc., 7 Great Hill Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770, Phone: (203) 575-9008, Fax: (203) 753-1739, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • RIVER STREET, River Street (Lat: 41.810833 Lon: -72.922333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WPUT601
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Lowell HumphreyRegistrant: New England Communications Systems, Inc, 15 Industrial Park Place, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 632-2678, Fax: (860) 613-0827
  • POLICE DEPT, Police Department (Lat: 41.817917 Lon: -72.919528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPUT602
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.550 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Lowell HumphreyRegistrant: New England Communications Systems, Inc, 15 Industrial Park Place, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 632-2678, Fax: (860) 613-0827
  • Cntn - Canton, 4 Hoffmann Road (Lat: 41.855278 Lon: -72.892500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: WQIT212
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 4 Hoffman Road (Lat: 41.855389 Lon: -72.892611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: KNKM752
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Canton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Canton, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Justice1
Ace Hardware1KFC1
American Eagle Outfitters1Kohl's1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike2
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Clarks1Sephora1
Coldwater Creek1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Subaru1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Ethan Allen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1Talbots1
Goodwill1UPS1
Gymboree1Vans1
J. Jill1Volkswagen1
J.Crew1Walgreens1
JoS. A. Bank1

Canton compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Painters and paperhangers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
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  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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