Canton, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 2,368 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 1,161  (49.1%)
Females: 1,207  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  27.4 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63435.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,527 (it was $26,983 in 2000)
Canton:

$34,527
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,915 (it was $14,663 in 2000)

Canton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,434 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Canton:

$72,434
MO:

$133,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $455.

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  • Races in Canton, MO (2013)

    Canton races chart
    • 2,39693.8%White alone
    • 712.8%Black alone
    • 622.4%Two or more races
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Canton: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), English (13.3%), Irish (11.1%), United States (7.3%), Dutch (3.2%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 2.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,035 people per square mile   (low).

Canton, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Canton:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton city:

  • Never married: 45.2%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

28 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $733 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $542 (0.8%)

Canton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (92.5 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (124.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (232.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Grange, MO (2.5 miles ), Lima, IL (2.9 miles) , Ursa, IL (3.0 miles ), Monticello, MO (3.2 miles) , Mendon, IL (3.6 miles ), Ewing, MO (3.7 miles ), Quincy, IL (3.9 miles ), Lewistown, MO (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $36,100
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $20,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $192,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 91.52 W

Area code: 573

Canton household income distribution Canton home values distribution

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 0321013110020
per 100,000 0.0117.779.539.70.040.2121.440.741.60.00.084.10.0
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 117152321138632443
per 100,000 424.4274.6595.9913.1833.3522.3323.8244.0124.883.8168.8168.3126.7
Burglaries 41110414923851491611
per 100,000 154.3431.5397.3158.8555.6361.6930.8325.3208.1586.8379.7673.1464.5
Thefts 42395244344858497065565722
per 100,000 1,620.41,530.02,066.01,746.71,349.21,928.52,347.21,992.72,913.02,724.22,362.92,398.0929.1
Auto thefts 2021130001423
per 100,000 77.20.079.539.739.7120.50.00.00.041.9168.884.1126.7
Arson 1100201001020
per 100,000 38.639.20.00.079.40.040.50.00.041.90.084.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 173.5250.3311.8310.7273.4258.9334.0191.3197.1177.1175.2261.0109.5

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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: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.84
Missouri average:

2.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-2.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Canton, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Canton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Canton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 214.3 miles away from Canton center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 231.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 249.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.3 miles away from Canton center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 227.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Canton:

  • LEWIS COUNTY NURSING HOME DISTRICT (PO BOX 266, 17528 STATE HIGHWAY 81)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Canton:

  • NORTH ADAMS HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MENDON, IL)
  • ST VINCENT'S HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; QUINCY, IL)
  • SYCAMORE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; QUINCY, IL)
  • DAVITA - ADAMS COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; QUINCY, IL)
  • BLESSING HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; QUINCY, IL)
  • QUINCY MEDICAL GROU (Hospital, about 16 miles away; QUINCY, IL)
  • ST MARY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; QUINCY, IL)

Amtrak station near Canton:

  • 15 miles: QUINCY (30TH ST. & WISMANN LN.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Canton:

  • Culver-Stockton College (Full-time enrollment: 735; Location: One College Hill; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.culver.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:

  • Western Illinois University (about 50 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 51 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Truman State University (about 57 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 70 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 79 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Columbia College (about 92 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 93 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)

Public high school in Canton:

  • CANTON HIGH (Students: 254, Location: 200 S FOURTH ST, Grades: 7-12)

Private high school in Canton:

  • CEDAR FALLS SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 19481 STATE HIGHWAY B, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Canton:

  • CANTON ELEM. (Students: 293, Location: 200 S FOURTH ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Canton

Library in Canton:

  • CANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,801; Location: 403 LEWIS STREET; 18,775 books; 265 audio materials; 409 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Canton: Canton Ferry (A), Canton R - V Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Bluff Cemetery (1), Forest Grove Cemetery (2), Zahn Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lewis County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 102 North 4th Street).

Hotel: Comfort Inn Canton (1701 Oak Street).

Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.6. This is better than average.

City:

59.6
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.40
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
499 people in college/university student housing in 2010
541 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Canton, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Canton (2011 data):

  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: Washington Street Branch at 600 Washington Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of Monticello: Canton Branch at 515 White Street, branch established on 1992/03/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.4 mil, Deposits: $78.4 mil, headquarters in Monticello, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Monticello Bancshares, Inc.
  • Canton State Bank: at 345 Lewis Street, branch established on 1935/09/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $31.9 mil, Deposits: $28.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Canton Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canton city (based on Lewis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,21325
Mainline Protestant1,2539
Catholic4403
None4,305-
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: 2
Lewis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lewis County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lewis County:

8.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

29.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.9%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.3%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Canton:

27.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.9%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Canton:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.1%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Canton:

58.3%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.5%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Canton, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,674$28,04410$1,762
Police Protection - Officers 4$10,308$30,9240$0
Police - Other 1$2,435$29,2200$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,948$23,6881$886
Sewerage 2$6,173$37,0380$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,030$24,3600$0
Water Supply 2$5,643$33,8580$0
Totals for Government 14$35,211$30,18111$2,648

6.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, IL  1.45% ($27,275 average AGI)
from Marion County, MO  0.54% ($23,421)
from Clark County, MO  0.37% ($32,692)


6.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adams County, IL  1.33% ($25,447 average AGI)
to Marion County, MO  0.71% ($29,520)
to Knox County, MO  0.65% ($26,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:

  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKX (1310 AM; 1 kW; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:

  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCSW-LP (97.1 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: CULVER-STOCKTON COLLEGE)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • WGCA-FM (88.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: GREAT COMMISSION BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WQCY (103.9 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KICK-FM (97.9 FM; PALMYRA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KJIR (91.7 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: BELIEVERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZZK (105.9 FM; NEW LONDON, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around Canton:

  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W65CZ (Channel 65; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W45BM (Channel 45; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W67DR (Channel 67; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)
Canton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Canton fatal accident list:

Aug 30, 2012 04:35 PM, Us-61, Lat: 40.12942, Lon: -91.54083, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 2009 09:55 AM, Us-61bus, Lat: 40.12317, Lon: -91.53400, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 24, 1982 01:45 AM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $188,000Total costs
  • 13,820Total average daily traffic
  • 4,425Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Water Tower West City Limits Rt 16 (Lat: 40.124778 Lon: -91.522389), Call Sign: KXX400, Licensee ID: L00052914
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.980 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2015, Expiration Date: 01/22/2025Registrant: City Of Canton
  • Lat: 40.129722 Lon: -91.523889, Call Sign: WPWA929
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.387 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: Steve C LongRegistrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008-2358, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 206-3097, Email:
  • CANTON HBD, Bnsf Ls14 159.6, Canton Hbd (Lat: 40.180667 Lon: -91.520694), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 3.4 m, Call Sign: WQSJ788
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2013, Expiration Date: 09/30/2023, Certifier: Michael MurphyRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • EAST GREGORY WIU, Bnsf Ls14 Mp166.7 - East Gregory Wiu (Lat: 40.279500 Lon: -91.496750), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQVD949
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2015, Expiration Date: 01/13/2025, Certifier: Michael MurphyRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6682Z , Serial Number: E-1607, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Davis Funeral Home Inc, Po Box 108, Canton, MO 63435
  • Aircraft: VARGA AIRCRAFT CORP. 2150A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8290J , Serial Number: VAC-136-79, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rock T Schaller, Po Box 85, Canton, MO 63435, Other Owners: Angela C Schaller

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

CANTON (Population served: 2,337, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-16-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Canton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canton, MO
Most common first names in Canton, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4877.1 years
Mary4381.2 years
James3471.2 years
Robert3072.3 years
Charles2873.5 years
William2676.7 years
Dorothy1977.7 years
Helen1680.1 years
George1577.0 years
Mildred1481.7 years
Most common last names in Canton, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2077.1 years
Smith2074.6 years
Miller1373.3 years
Brown1272.5 years
White1282.6 years
Logsdon1174.0 years
Long1175.7 years
Ellison1074.9 years
Lewis983.1 years
Jones968.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Canton, MO
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular2

Canton compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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