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Total population: 6,601 (Urban population: 5,621 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 177 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,007 (1,606 occupied: 786 owner occupied, 767 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

49%
State:

47%

Housing density: 620 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $165,765.

Median contract rent in 2016: $379 (lower quartile is $512, upper quartile is $936)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $992


Median gross rent in Canton, NY in 2016: $423

Housing units in Canton with a mortgage: 436 (25 second mortgage, 45 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 348

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,418

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $88,894

Median monthly housing costs: $890


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Canton, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $164,262 (it was $77,000 in 2000)
Canton:

$164,262
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,817 - $189,062
Median year house/condo built: 1938

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,535
  • In family households: 1,882 (441 male householders, 277 female householders)
    535 spouses, 535 children (525 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 10 other relatives, 37 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,286 (473 male householders (374 living alone)), 385 female householders (197 living alone)), 432 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,484

Size of family households: 469 2-persons, 63 3-persons, 116 4-persons, 67 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 558 1-person, 210 2-persons, 85 3-persons, 11 5-persons.

279 married couples with children.
121 single-parent households (40 men, 81 women).

89.6% of residents of Canton speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
5.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 50% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 454 (6.9%)
(28.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Canton, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 162 bedrooms
  • 3993 bedrooms
  • 2474 bedrooms
  • 985+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Canton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canton, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 3071 bedroom
  • 2082 bedrooms
  • 1813 bedrooms
  • 374 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Canton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Canton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 6no vehicle
  • 3481 vehicle
  • 3142 vehicles
  • 1123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Canton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Canton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 235no vehicle
  • 1981 vehicle
  • 2412 vehicles
  • 1213 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Canton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Canton, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 84 rooms
  • 565 rooms
  • 1626 rooms
  • 997 rooms
  • 1388 rooms
  • 3109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Canton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canton, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 752 rooms
  • 2643 rooms
  • 1284 rooms
  • 785 rooms
  • 516 rooms
  • 487 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 959+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Canton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Canton, NY household income distribution

  • Canton, NY household income distribution
  • 142Less than $10,000
  • 190$10,000 to $14,999
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 53$25,000 to $29,999
  • 74$30,000 to $34,999
  • 86$35,000 to $39,999
  • 54$40,000 to $44,999
  • 28$45,000 to $49,999
  • 166$50,000 to $59,999
  • 100$60,000 to $74,999
  • 254$75,000 to $99,999
  • 115$100,000 to $124,999
  • 95$125,000 to $149,999
  • 96$150,000 to $199,999
  • 76$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Canton, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Canton, NY
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 44$70,000 to $79,999
  • 47$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 146$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 222$150,000 to $174,999
  • 167$175,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 to $249,999
  • 23$250,000 to $299,999
  • 42$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Canton, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Canton, NY
  • 8$100 to $149
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 107$200 to $249
  • 35$250 to $299
  • 13$300 to $349
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 4$450 to $499
  • 32$500 to $549
  • 60$550 to $599
  • 50$600 to $649
  • 55$650 to $699
  • 36$700 to $749
  • 79$750 to $799
  • 27$800 to $899
  • 113$900 to $999
  • 120$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9$1,250 to $1,499
  • 18$1,500 to $1,999
  • 5$2,000 to $2,499
  • 19No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1882010 or later
  • 2052000 to 2009
  • 881990 to 1999
  • 731980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 56Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Canton population
Canton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 231
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 634
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 153
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 235
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 154
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 106
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 107
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 17
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 83
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 26
  • 90 or more minutes: 15
Canton, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.7%
Number of people working at home: 134 (6.9% of all workers)

Canton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,400 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 436 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 67 (1%)
  • Taxi: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 104 (2%)
  • Walked: 412 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 131 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 271
 Italian: 265
 English: 141
 German: 102
 American: 99
 French Canadian: 92
 Canadian: 75
 Scotch-Irish: 55
 Scottish: 53
 African: 52
 Polish: 42
 Lebanese: 39
 Northern European: 33
 Norwegian: 33
 Kenyan: 29
 French (except Basque): 23
 Czech: 21
 Slavic: 13
 Jamaican: 13
 Eastern European: 11
 Welsh: 10
 Ukrainian: 10
 Albanian: 9
 Hungarian: 9
 Danish: 7
 Egyptian: 4
 Greek: 4
 Lithuanian: 3
 Ghanaian: 3
 British West Indian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 26%Canada
  • 9%Italy
  • 7%Kenya
  • 7%Liberia
  • 5%Egypt
  • 4%Ghana
  • 4%Colombia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,498
  • Other state: 1,432
  • Northeast: 763
  • Midwest: 286
  • South: 267
  • West: 123

71% of Canton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in New York.

Canton:

71.5%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 30
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 418
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 103
  • Associate degree: 162
  • Bachelor's degree: 266
  • Master's degree: 208
  • Professional school degree: 55
  • Doctorate degree: 138

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 279
  • Less than 1 year of college: 40
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 88
  • Associate degree: 82
  • Bachelor's degree: 240
  • Master's degree: 359
  • Professional school degree: 48
  • Doctorate degree: 106

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 17.2%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 57.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 37.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 21.9%Males
Canton marital status for males
Canton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,159
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 141
  • 5 to 9: 154
  • 10 to 19: 101
  • 20 to 49: 47
  • 50 or more: 211
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Canton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Canton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Utility gas (64.7%)
  • Electricity (25.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.5%)
  • No fuel used (6.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

23.9%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 560
Here:

18.9%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)