Canton, New York

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Population in 2013: 6,714 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.1%
 
Males: 3,394  (50.6%)
Females: 3,320  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  21.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13617.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,073 (it was $38,627 in 2000)
Canton:

$49,073
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,828 (it was $14,745 in 2000)

Canton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,461 (it was $77,000 in 2000)
Canton:

$158,461
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $145,129; Detached houses: $144,114; In 2-unit structures: $187,894; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,703; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $8,351

Median gross rent in 2012: $666.

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Canton races chart
  • White alone - 5,366 (83.0%)
  • Hispanic - 445 (6.9%)
  • Black alone - 341 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 152 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 131 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canton: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.7%), German (11.8%), English (11.4%), Italian (5.6%), United States (5.1%), French (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1845

Elevation: 409 feet

Land area: 3.24 square miles.

Population density: 2,075 people per square mile   (low).

Canton,NY real estate house value index trend

Canton, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Canton:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.3%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton village:

  • Never married: 67.3%
  • Now married: 24.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

498 residents are foreign born (2.6% North America, 1.9% Europe).

This village:  7.7%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Canton, New York as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Canton to the number of sex offenders is 653 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,969 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,643 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (103.9 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (156.9 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (267.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Rensselaer Falls, NY (2.7 miles ), DeKalb Junction, NY (2.9 miles ), Pierrepont, NY (2.9 miles ), Hermon, NY (3.1 miles ), Hannawa Falls, NY (3.1 miles ), Potsdam, NY (3.2 miles ), Lisbon, NY (3.2 miles ), Madrid, NY (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.60 N, Longitude: 75.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,464 (+53.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,324 (52.9%)

Area code: 315

Canton household income distribution Canton home values distribution

Crime rates in Canton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3131100120
per 100,000 50.916.851.516.716.40.00.016.531.50.0
Robberies 0110002100
per 100,000 0.016.817.20.00.00.032.816.50.00.0
Assaults 5653139251000
per 100,000 950.3892.6223.3150.732.782.316.40.00.00.0
Burglaries 1215171414111945
per 100,000 203.6252.6292.0234.4229.1181.116.4148.463.178.9
Thefts 163175132136138109N/A785854
per 100,000 2766.02947.12267.72277.32258.61794.2N/A1286.1914.5851.9
Auto thefts 1456111100
per 100,000 17.067.485.9100.516.416.516.416.50.00.0
Arson 0N/AN/AN/AN/A0000N/A
per 100,000 0.0N/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.9) 343.1324.8200.9152.9122.498.2N/A78.163.638.0

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City-data.com crime rate 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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -580 (-9.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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

Average climate in Canton, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Canton-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 92% 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 60.6 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 72.0 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 193.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from Canton center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.9 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)
Canton topographic map

Birthplace of: Lester S. Willson - Officer in the Union Army, Rikki Ducornet - Writer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Canton:

  • ST LAWRENCE CO PUB HLTH CHHA (80 STATE HIGHWAY 310, SUITE 2)
  • MAPLEWOOD HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (205 OUTER STATE STREET ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Canton:

  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; RENSSELAER FALLS, NY)
  • HEALTH SERVICES OF NORTHERN NEW YORK INC CHHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; POTSDAM, NY)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LISBON, NY)
  • POTSDAM NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; POTSDAM, NY)
  • CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; POTSDAM, NY)
  • UNITED HELPERS CARE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HEUVELTON, NY)

Airports located in Canton:

Colleges/Universities in Canton:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton (Full-time enrollment: 3,411; Location: 34 Cornell Drive; Public; Website: www.canton.edu)
  • St Lawrence University (FT enrollment: 2,501; Location: 23 Romoda Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stlawu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Canton:

  • Clarkson University (about 10 miles; Potsdam, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,472)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 11 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)
  • Jefferson Community College (about 57 miles; Watertown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 85 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Champlain College (about 98 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 98 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 99 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)

Public high schools in Canton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Canton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Canton:

  • ST MARY''S SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 2 POWERS ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LITTLE RIVER COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 1227 COUNTY ROUTE 25; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Canton

Library in Canton:

  • CANTON FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $261,404; Location: 8 PARK STREET; 53,187 books; 2,732 audio materials; 1,861 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 139 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Canton: Partridge Run Golf and Country Club (A), Canton Fire Department (B), Canton Town Hall (C), American Theatre (D), Benton Memorial Library (E), Saint Lawrence County Court House (F), Saint Lawrence County Jail (G), United Helpers Canton Nursing Home (H), Canton Free Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canton include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Abbott-Young Memorial Temple (B), Second Adventist Church (C), Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Grace Episcopal Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Universalist Church (H), First Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: A W Collins Corporation (Amusement & Theme Parks; 45 Riverside Drive).

Hotels: Comfort Suites Canton (6000 US 11), Comfort Suites (6000 USHighway 11), Comfort Suites-Canton (6000 USHighway 11), Craftsman Suites & Lodging (Old State Rd).

Courts: St Lawrence County - Supreme Court (48 Court Street), Canton Village - Justice Court (60 Main Street), St Lawrence County - Surrogate Court (48 Court Street), St Lawrence County - Supreme & County Court Clerk's Office (48 Court Street), St Lawrence County - Family Court (48 Court Street), St Lawrence County - County Court (48 Court Street).

St. Lawrence 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 2009 was 24.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 6.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

9.14

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

CANTON VILLAGE (Population served: 7,055, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHURCH CREEK MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 108 regular monitoring violations
DODGE POND INC (Address: 6 COMMERCE LANE , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CHAMPION ESTATES (Address: 6230 US HIGHWAY 11 , Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
CLARKS TRAILER PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KUNOCO FOOD MART 2 (Address: 5830 COUNTY ROUTE 27 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 108 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.5%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 43.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  46.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Canton in 2010:

  • 2,714 people in college/university student housing
  • 127 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Canton in 2000:

  • 2,293 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 183 people in nursing homes
  • 103 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Canton, New York environmental map by EPA

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Canton compared to New York state average:

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

Banks with branches in Canton (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: at 45-49 Court Street, Canton Branch, Canton - 80 Main St. Branch. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.
  • The North Country Savings Bank: at 127 Main Street, branch established on 1909/05/09; Slu Student Center Branch at 1 Millennium Way, branch established on 2004/03/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $232.4 mil, Deposits: $187.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Canton Branch at 125 East Main Street, branch established on 1979/07/09. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Canton Branch at 5 Park Place, branch established on 1989/09/23. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Canton, New York:

  • Comfort Suites University, 6000 US Rt 11, Canton, NY 13617 , Phone: (315) 386-1161
  • Best Western University Inn, 90 E Main St (RT 11), Canton, NY 13617 , Phone: (315) 386-8522, Fax: (315) 386-1025
  • Misty Meadows Bed & Breakfast, 1609 State Hwy 68, Canton, NY 13617 , Phone: (315) 379-1563, Fax: (315) 379-9016
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Canton, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Canton village (based on St. Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.12%
Here: 46.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents67.9%11.3%4.5%3.1%2.0%
Congregations21.1%21.1%11.8%6.2%4.3%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.8%1.1%0.9%5.5%
Congregations5.0%5.6%0.6%2.5%21.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
St. Lawrence County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Lawrence County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
St. Lawrence County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lawrence County:

29.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 3$10,917$43,6680$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$45,823$68,7350$0
Police - Other 2$5,772$34,6323$1,793
Fire - Other 0$0 1$934
Streets and Highways 9$39,407$52,5430$0
Sewerage 2$15,722$94,3320$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,012$40,0483$1,109
Water Supply 2$7,895$47,3700$0
Other and Unallocable 1$6,321$75,8522$1,784
Totals for Government 30$141,869$56,7489$5,620

3.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.28%
New York average:

5.06%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,793 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.10%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, NY  0.37% ($29,655 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.31% ($34,568)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.14% ($50,173)


3.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
New York average:

5.46%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
St. Lawrence County:

0.11%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, NY  0.38% ($28,681 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.26% ($24,920)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.17% ($34,576)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:

  • WPDM (1470 AM; 1 kW; POTSDAM, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLB (1400 AM; 1 kW; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBG (1050 AM; 1 kW; MASSENA, NY)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WMSA (1340 AM; 1 kW; MASSENA, NY; Owner: SEAWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:

  • WRCD (101.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER INC.)
  • WYSI (96.7 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: RADIO POWER, INC.)
  • WSLU (89.5 FM; CANTON, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSNN (99.3 FM; POTSDAM, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • W289AE (105.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WNCQ-FM (102.9 FM; MORRISTOWN, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WYSX (98.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: WATERS COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WBDB (92.7 FM; OGDENSBURG, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)
  • WGIX-FM (95.3 FM; GOUVERNEUR, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS NORTH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Canton:

  • WNPI-TV (Channel 18; NORWOOD, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WNYF-LP (Channel 28; MASSENA, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W14BU (Channel 14; MASSENA, NY; Owner: DAVID WELCH)
  • W25BX (Channel 25; MASSENA, NY; Owner: NELLIE GAJESKI)
  • W36BN (Channel 36; MASSENA, NY; Owner: NELLIE GAJESKI)
  • W65CR (Channel 65; MASSENA, NY; Owner: ROBERT G. JUILLERAT)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Canton, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
See more detailed statistics of Canton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $15,439,000
Total average daily traffic: 36,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,196
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 40,400

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Canton)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Canton, NY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Cornell Dr (Lat: 44.605056 Lon: -75.184083), Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WNTH988
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/27/1995, Expiration Date: 12/27/2000, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (716) 674-5430
  • CANTON, 270 Sykes Rd (Lat: 44.635944 Lon: -75.178778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPJD826
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.62 MHz, 6600.62 MHz, 6680.00 MHz, 6640.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 01/15/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • CANTON, Waterman Hill Road (Lat: 44.536167 Lon: -75.095750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WPNA946
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • NCPR Studios, Ncpr Studios, E.J. Noble Building 0 East Main Street (Lat: 44.595889 Lon: -75.153250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQBM807, Licensee ID: L00356677
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2004, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2006, Certifier: Kathryn L Mullaney
    Registrant: The St. Lawrence University
  • E J Noble Med Bldg (Lat: 44.595889 Lon: -75.153250), Overall height: 20.1 m, Call Sign: KQI31, Licensee ID: L00356677
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014
    Registrant: The St. Lawrence University, North Country Public Radio St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Off Route 11 And Route 68 (Lat: 44.533667 Lon: -75.096861), Call Sign: KQZ790
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.090 MHz, 75.5000 MHz, 152.090 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Kathy M Paskevich
    Registrant: Jkl Communications LLC, 1150 Airport Drive, Suite 105, South Burlington, VT 05403, Phone: (802) 860-0000, Fax: (802) 860-5037, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Canton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canton, NY
Businesses in Canton, NY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS4

Canton on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Stephanie Schuckers (7)
  • John Edward Maxon (4)
  • Dean Swan (2)
  • Joseph S. Erlichman (1)
  • Carlos A. Duran (1)
  • Gregory A Campbell (1)
  • Kevin John Youngs (1)
  • Barry Whiteford (1)
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  • Stephanie Shuckers (1)

Total of 22 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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