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Canton, SD (South Dakota) Houses and Residents

Total population: 3,317 (Urban population: 2,771 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 281 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,267 (1,202 occupied: 832 owner occupied, 421 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%

Housing density: 429 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $162,180.

Median contract rent in 2015: $350 (lower quartile is $253, upper quartile is $436)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $493


Median gross rent in Canton, SD in 2015: $420

Housing units in Canton with a mortgage: 493 (43 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 291

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,704

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,459

Median monthly housing costs: $703


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Canton, South Dakota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $126,373 (it was $75,100 in 2000)
Canton:

$126,373
South Dakota:

$152,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,299 - $176,353
Median year house/condo built: 1947

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,950
  • In family households: 2,532 (674 male householders, 124 female householders)
    644 spouses, 1,015 children (898 natural, 74 adopted, 43 stepchildren), 26 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 5 other relatives, 44 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 418 (129 male householders (123 living alone)), 261 female householders (239 living alone)), 28 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 102 (71 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 314 2-persons, 190 3-persons, 186 4-persons, 69 5-persons, 39 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 362 1-person, 28 2-persons.

657 married couples with children.
170 single-parent households (38 men, 132 women).

96.0% of residents of Canton speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 24% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (19% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 52% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 64 (2.1%)
(89.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Canton, South Dakota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 1672 bedrooms
  • 4083 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Canton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canton, South Dakota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1011 bedroom
  • 1942 bedrooms
  • 443 bedrooms
  • 84 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:

  • 35no vehicle
  • 1421 vehicle
  • 4092 vehicles
  • 1753 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Canton population

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

  • 60no vehicle
  • 1491 vehicle
  • 992 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Canton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Canton, South Dakota:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 183 rooms
  • 764 rooms
  • 1585 rooms
  • 1766 rooms
  • 2017 rooms
  • 1168 rooms
  • 1109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Canton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canton, South Dakota:

  • 01 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 753 rooms
  • 854 rooms
  • 805 rooms
  • 356 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Canton population

Year house built

Median 2015 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, SD household income distribution

  • Canton, SD household income distribution
  • 95Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 96$15,000 to $19,999
  • 101$20,000 to $24,999
  • 82$25,000 to $29,999
  • 99$30,000 to $34,999
  • 119$35,000 to $39,999
  • 108$40,000 to $44,999
  • 57$45,000 to $49,999
  • 73$50,000 to $59,999
  • 125$60,000 to $74,999
  • 105$75,000 to $99,999
  • 55$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Canton, SD

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Canton, SD
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 26$50,000 to $59,999
  • 88$60,000 to $69,999
  • 35$70,000 to $79,999
  • 73$80,000 to $89,999
  • 38$90,000 to $99,999
  • 149$100,000 to $124,999
  • 83$125,000 to $149,999
  • 126$150,000 to $174,999
  • 49$175,000 to $199,999
  • 61$200,000 to $249,999
  • 44$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Canton, SD

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Canton, SD
  • 5Less than $100
  • 39$200 to $249
  • 88$300 to $349
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 47$400 to $449
  • 49$450 to $499
  • 69$500 to $549
  • 27$550 to $599
  • 8$600 to $649
  • 16$650 to $699
  • 7$700 to $749
  • 6$1,250 to $1,499
  • 6$2,000 to $2,499
  • 9No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 81980 to 1984
  • 221975 to 1979
  • 71970 to 1974
  • 111965 to 1969
  • 16Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Canton population
Canton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 169
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 523
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 209
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 43
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 40
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 46
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 266
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 44
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 96
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 42
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 13
  • 90 or more minutes: 43
Canton, SD Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.2%
Number of people working at home: 38 (2.4% of all workers)

Canton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,259 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 175 (11%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (1%)
  • Walked: 75 (5%)
  • Other means: 17 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 38 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 920
 Norwegian: 762
 Dutch: 237
 Irish: 174
 Other groups: 93
 English: 78
 Danish: 60
 United States or American: 55
 Swedish: 48
 French (except Basque): 35
 Scotch-Irish: 22
 British: 21
 French Canadian: 15
 Russian: 14
 Slovene: 9
 Welsh: 8
 Greek: 7
 Czech: 7
 Polish: 5
 Scottish: 5
 Scandinavian: 4
 Czechoslovakian: 3

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

  • 30%Netherlands
  • 23%Vietnam
  • 19%United Kingdom
  • 11%India
  • 11%Thailand
  • 6%Other Northern Europe

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

  • This state: 2,133
  • Northeast: 19
  • Midwest: 636
  • South: 63
  • West: 119

68% of Canton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in South Dakota.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 26
  • 9th grade: 19
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 13
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 311
  • Less than 1 year of college: 57
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 165
  • Associate degree: 76
  • Bachelor's degree: 131
  • Master's degree: 53
  • Professional school degree: 14
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 68
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 45
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 49
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 392
  • Less than 1 year of college: 53
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 132
  • Associate degree: 61
  • Bachelor's degree: 120
  • Master's degree: 4
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 3.3%Females
Canton marital status for males
Canton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 946
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 105
  • 5 to 9: 62
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • 20 to 49: 43
  • Mobile homes: 46
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Canton:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.9%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 70.0%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Electricity
  • 5.2%Other fuel
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
South Dakota:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

2.2%
South Dakota:

5.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

39.1%
South Dakota:

17.8%

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)