For population 25 years and over in Canton:
For population 15 years and over in Canton town:
33 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $287 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (61.9 miles , pop. 61,645).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (71.2 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (247.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Longdale, OK (2.4 miles ), Oakwood, OK (3.3 miles) , Hitchcock, OK (3.8 miles) , Okeene, OK (4.0 miles ), Fairview, OK (4.0 miles ), Watonga, OK (4.2 miles ), Seiling, OK (4.5 miles ), Taloga, OK (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 98.59 W
Area code: 580
Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-2.4%).
Work and jobs in Canton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Canton, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Canton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 255% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Canton town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1979, a category F4 tornado 30.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Canton-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Canton center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.8 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) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from Canton center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Blaine County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Canton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:
Public high school in Canton:
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 22.4. This is about average. There were 61 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.362. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Canton and their reported violations in the past:CANTON (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.9%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.7% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Canton compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Canton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Canton (based on Blaine County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Canton government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,685 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,655 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Canton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Canton, OK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: