Canton, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 708 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 342  (48.4%)
Females: 366  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67428.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,344 (it was $34,808 in 2000)
Canton:

$48,344
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,151 (it was $16,428 in 2000)

Canton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,043 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Canton:

$113,043
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $161,711; detached houses: $168,174; townhouses or other attached units: $139,125; in 2-unit structures: $93,563; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,349; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,879; mobile homes: $60,010

Median gross rent in 2017: $701.

March 2019 cost of living index in Canton: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 36.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Canton, KS (2010)
    • 71395.3%White alone
    • 141.9%Two or more races
    • 141.9%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Black alone
    • 20.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (52.6%), Swedish (10.0%), American (8.2%), Irish (5.0%), Scottish (3.4%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1590 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,425 people per square mile   (low).

Canton, Kansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,568 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,013 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (48.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (388.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Galva, KS (2.4 miles ),
Lehigh, KS (2.6 miles ),
Goessel, KS (3.3 miles ),
Roxbury, KS (3.4 miles),
Hillsboro, KS (3.5 miles ),
McPherson, KS (3.6 miles ),
Durham, KS (3.6 miles),
Moundridge, KS (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.39 N, Longitude: 97.43 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Canton, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Canton, KS in 2017
Canton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $171,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Canton, KS residents
Average permit cost in Canton, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in Canton, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.4%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Canton, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (21.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Canton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Canton-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Canton city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 14.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canton-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from Canton center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 415.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from Canton center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McPherson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Canton:

  • SHILOH MANOR OF CANTON (601 S KANSAS PO BOX 67)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Canton:

  • BETHESDA HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GOESSEL, KS)
  • CEDARS,THE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MCPHERSON, KS)
  • THE CEDARS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MCPHERSON, KS)
  • SALEM HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)
  • HILLSBORO COMMUNITY MEDICAL CE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)
  • PARKSIDE HOMES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)
  • INFINIA AT MCPHERSON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MC PHERSON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 35 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 45 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 47 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 50 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 50 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Butler Community College (about 50 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 51 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

Public high school in Canton:

See full list of schools located in Canton

Library in Canton:

  • CANTON TOWNSHIP (Operating income: $15,074; Location: 200 N MAIN; 5,576 books; 20 audio materials; 68 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Canton: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 8 (A), Canton Police Department (B), McPherson County Rural Fire District 1 Station 1 (C), Canton Ambulance Service (D), Canton Carnegie Township Library (E), Canton City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canton include: Canton United Methodist Church (A), Canton Christian Church (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Friends of Maxwell (Recreation Areas; 2577 Pueblo Road).

McPherson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Canton and their reported violations in the past:

CANTON, CITY OF (Population served: 748, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
47 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Canton (2011 data):

  • The State Bank of Canton, Canton, Kansas: The State Bank Of Canton, Canton, Kansas at 103 South Main Street, branch established on 1895/05/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $30.6 mil, Deposits: $25.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The Citizens State Bank: Canton Branch at 110 North Main Street, branch established on 1907/08/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $243.9 mil, Deposits: $207.1 mil, headquarters in Moundridge, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Goering Management Company, Llc

For population 15 years and over in Canton:

Marital status in Canton, KS
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Canton:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canton, KS (based on McPherson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,49749
Mainline Protestant7,79123
Catholic9002
Other81
None10,984-
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: 9
Here:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.5%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Canton:

28.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.8%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Canton:

6.6%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Canton:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Canton:

27.4%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Canton:

53.4%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Canton:

73.2%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Canton, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$5,544$33,2640$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,628$43,5360$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,600$31,2006$100
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$600
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$11,772$35,3168$700

Canton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $158,000 ($223.16)
    Water Utilities: $139,000 ($196.33)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($196.33)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($97.46)
    Sewerage: $51,000 ($72.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($63.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($48.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($9.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($69.21)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($8.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($7.06)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $196,000 ($276.84)

Canton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $77,000 ($108.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($69.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($11.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $94,000 ($132.77)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($15.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($14.12)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.24)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $151,000 ($213.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $77,000 ($108.76)
    Other: $15,000 ($21.19)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($5.65)
  • Tax - Property: $198,000 ($279.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $29,000 ($40.96)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.82)

Canton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $234,000 ($330.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($313.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($16.95)

Canton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $955,000 ($1348.87)

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Reno County, KS  0.52% ($59,000 average AGI)
from Saline County, KS  0.50% ($44,207)
from Harvey County, KS  0.41% ($40,729)


6.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Reno County, KS  0.65% ($35,052 average AGI)
to Saline County, KS  0.58% ($37,044)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.58% ($38,559)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJRG (950 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:

  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBBE (96.7 FM; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: DAVIES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Canton:

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.4mTotal length
  • $85,000Total costs
  • 607Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 774Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Canton, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Canton, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Clair M Billington, 2531 Highway 56 (Lat: 38.374000 Lon: -97.461167), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: Clair M. Billington, Inc., Cmbinc@verizon.Net, , Kelle-r, Phone: (817) 431-1736
  • Clair M Billington, 2531 Highway 56 (Lat: 38.374000 Lon: -97.461167), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: Clair M. Billington, Inc., Cmbinc@verizon.Net, , Kelle-r, Phone: (817) 431-1736

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Rr 2 Box 39 (Lat: 38.364167 Lon: -97.450306), Call Sign: KSG555, Licensee ID: L00062164,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/1998, Expiration Date: 03/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003, Registrant: Jerry Doane, Rr 2 Box 39, Canton, KS 67428, Phone: (316) 628-4573
  • Us 56 & Canton Rd 5n 3 1/4 E (Lat: 38.440278 Lon: -97.355861), Call Sign: KNEV891, Licensee ID: L00029136,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/1998, Expiration Date: 02/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2002, Registrant: Eugene Ratzloff, 11a R1, Canton, KS 67428-9714, Phone: (316) 483-3275
  • 209 S Main (Lat: 38.385278 Lon: -97.428917), Call Sign: WYK223, Licensee ID: L00107650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.5200 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/1999, Expiration Date: 02/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2004, Registrant: Mac County Gas Inc, 136 N Main, Canton, KS 67428, Phone: (316) 628-4424
  • Lat: 38.386722 Lon: -97.427389, Call Sign: WQIZ215,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.987 MHz, 458.987 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2018, Expiration Date: 06/25/2028, Certifier: Lloyd S Bishop, Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:
  • Lat: 38.405194 Lon: -97.447278, Call Sign: WQSL519,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2013, Expiration Date: 10/24/2023, Certifier: David Becker, Registrant: Ka Comm., Inc., 326 S. Clark, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-8555, Fax: (785) 827-1921, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • CANTON, Intersection Of Allen St And Kansas Ave (Lat: 38.386944 Lon: -97.432722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQSX656,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.768 MHz, 952.768 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2013, Expiration Date: 12/05/2023, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K0GYA, Licensee ID: L00472531, Grant Date: 02/26/2002, Expiration Date: 02/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2014, Registrant: Jim L Bosworth, Rr 1 Box 136, Canton, KS 67428
  • Call Sign: KF0KL, Previous Call Sign: KA0ZLO, Licensee ID: L00215651, Grant Date: 03/04/2010, Expiration Date: 05/08/2020, Certifier: Edward D Rich, Registrant: Edward D Rich, 1563 27th Ave, Canton, KS 67428-8800
  • Call Sign: WB0C, Grant Date: 09/26/1997, Expiration Date: 09/26/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2007, Registrant: David J Bishop, Rr 1 Box 25b, Canton, KS 67428
  • Call Sign: KC0HGT, Licensee ID: L00211606, Grant Date: 02/25/2000, Expiration Date: 02/25/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2007, Certifier: Jennifer Holcomb, Registrant: Jennifer L Holcomb, 209 E. Maple St., Canton, KS 67428
  • Call Sign: KD0AND, Previous Call Sign: KC0NJM, Licensee ID: L00521079, Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/22/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/26/2016, Certifier: Timothy D Mcpeek, Registrant: Timothy D Mcpeek, 509 N Second, Canton, KS 67428
  • Call Sign: KT1MMY, Previous Call Sign: KD0AND, Licensee ID: L00521079, Grant Date: 08/26/2016, Expiration Date: 08/26/2026, Certifier: Timothy D Mcpeek, Registrant: Timothy D Mcpeek, 509 N Second, Canton, KS 67428

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of reported fires - 34 took place in 2012, and the least - 13 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Canton, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (67.0%), and Structure Fires (16.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Canton, KS
    • 23867.0%Outside Fires
    • 5916.6%Structure Fires
    • 4011.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 185.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canton, KS
Most common first names in Canton, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1278.2 years
William1274.6 years
Mary1181.6 years
George978.4 years
Robert968.6 years
Charles884.5 years
Eva788.1 years
Edward776.6 years
James678.9 years
Fred678.7 years
Most common last names in Canton, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1982.5 years
Heim1470.7 years
Vogts1479.5 years
Koehn1173.5 years
Unruh1083.5 years
Schmidt977.0 years
Boesker988.5 years
Smith780.0 years
Williams667.7 years
Ingram681.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Canton, KS
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Canton, KS
  • 75.6%Utility gas
  • 24.4%Electricity


Canton compared to Kansas 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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