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Canada township, NC map Land area: 65.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population: 552 (all rural)
Males: 276  (50.0%)
Females: 276  (50.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 552 (489 owner occupied, 63 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

31%


Races in Canada township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.1%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 42.2
Median age of females: 42.5

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Average household size: 2.31

Canada township:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.69

Estimated median household income in 2009: $27,466 ($24,643 in 1999)
This township:

$27,466
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $258 (lower quartile is $233, upper quartile is $495)
Here:

$258
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $83,857 (it was $46,100 in 2000)
Canada township:

$83,857
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,343 - $176,782

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $152,410
Here:

$152,410
State:

$218,934

Mobile homes: $69,985
Here:

$69,985
State:

$45,354
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

7.1%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Canada township: Camp Toxaway (A), Rock Bridge (B), Toxaway Mountain Lookout (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canada township include: Neddie Mountain Church (A), Wolf Mountain Church (B), Sols Creek Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Broom Cemetery (1), Mathis Cemetery (2), Cathey Cemetery (3), Sols Creek Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bear Creek Lake (A), Balsam Lake (B), Tanasee Creek Lake (C), T Fields Lake (D), Wolf Creek Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Honeycamp Branch (A), Greenland Creek (B), Panthertown Creek (C), Goldspring Branch (D), Gladie Creek (E), Gage Creek (F), Frolictown Creek (G), Flat Creek (H), Em Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

56% of Canada township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 21% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 331
  • Northeast: 15
  • Midwest: 68
  • South: 119
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,000

Canada township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 231
  • One, attached: 6
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • Mobile homes: 156
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Median worth of mobile homes: $43,500


Housing units in Canada township with a mortgage: 14 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 59

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 18
  • 1995 to 1998: 79
  • 1990 to 1994: 33
  • 1980 to 1989: 96
  • 1970 to 1979: 65
  • 1960 to 1969: 81
  • 1950 to 1959: 18
  • 1940 to 1949: 18
  • 1939 or earlier: 16

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Canada township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 70
  • 5 rooms: 36
  • 6 rooms: 46
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canada township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 30
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Canada township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 46
  • 3 bedrooms: 95
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canada township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 20
  • 2 bedrooms: 23
  • 3 bedrooms: 7
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 27
  • 1 vehicle: 48
  • 2 vehicles: 78
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5 or more vehicles: 15

Cars and other vehicles available in Canada township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 30
  • 2 vehicles: 8
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (11%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Plant and system operators (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Therapists (8%)
  • Communications equipment operators (8%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Canada township:

  • Irish (30.7%)
  • German (19.3%)
  • English (18.2%)
  • United States or American (14.5%)
  • European (5.1%)
  • Polish (2.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 162 (58%)
  • Carpooled: 111 (40%)
  • Other means: 8 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Wood (18%)

97.6% of residents of Canada township speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 533
  • In family households: 416 (126 male householders, 41 female householders)
    147 spouses, 94 children (94 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 117 (58 male householders (45 living alone)), 29 female householders (20 living alone)), 30 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 113 2-persons, 32 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 16 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 65 1-person, 22 2-persons,

80 married couples with children.
21 single-parent households (10 men, 11 women).

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Canada township:

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