Canton, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 12,725 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 6,242  (49.1%)
Females: 6,483  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39046, 39110.

Canton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,262 (it was $24,237 in 2000)
Canton:

$35,262
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,003 (it was $12,643 in 2000)

Canton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,495 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Canton:

$108,495
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,505; detached houses: $216,504; townhouses or other attached units: $111,890; mobile homes: $27,454

Median gross rent in 2017: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Canton: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.0%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 36.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents, 24.0% for other race residents, 59.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Canton, MS (2017)
    • 9,60771.3%Black alone
    • 2,99822.2%White alone
    • 6114.5%Hispanic
    • 2491.8%Asian alone
    • 720.5%Two or more races
    • 310.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 63 registered sex offenders living in Canton, Mississippi as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Canton is 214 to 1.


Crime rates in Canton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(31.0)
1
(8.0)
5
(40.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(85.2)
11
(88.3)
12
(96.0)
13
(104.3)
9
(72.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(193.7)
15
(120.4)
19
(151.9)
16
(128.3)
27
(216.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
82
(635.4)
32
(256.8)
45
(359.9)
36
(288.7)
49
(392.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
181
(1,402)
226
(1,814)
280
(2,239)
235
(1,885)
317
(2,541)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
194
(1,503)
183
(1,468)
225
(1,799)
225
(1,804)
187
(1,499)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(77.5)
8
(64.2)
5
(40.0)
21
(168.4)
13
(104.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)479.9364.9506.2413.3447.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Canton, MS

Crime rate in Canton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Mississippi average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (2.7%), Irish (1.9%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1834

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 18.6 square miles.

Population density: 684 people per square mile   (low).

Canton, Mississippi map

603 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This city:

4.3%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,202 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $713 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (22.5 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (162.7 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (372.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Madison, MS (3.4 miles ),
Ridgeland, MS (3.8 miles ),
Kearney Park, MS (4.1 miles ),
Flora, MS (4.1 miles ),
Pickens, MS (4.4 miles ),
Bentonia, MS (4.4 miles ),
Flowood, MS (4.6 miles ),
Jackson, MS (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 32.61 N, Longitude: 90.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,835 (+49.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,709 (44.4%)

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Canton, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Canton, MS in 2017
Canton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $21,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $216,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Canton, MS residents
Average permit cost in Canton, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Canton, MS
Historical housing units in Canton, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +263 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Canton, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Canton, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Canton, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Canton, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.76. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.76
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.478
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Canton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Canton city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused $12 million in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canton-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from Canton center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 216.6 miles away from Canton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Canton:

  • CANTON MANOR (1145 E TISDALE AV BOX 269)
  • GUARDIAN ANGEL HOSPICE CARE FOR CHILDREN, INC (514 WEST FULTON STREET)
  • MADISON RIVER OAKS MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 161 RIVER OAKS DRIVE)
  • MID DELTA HOSPICE OF CANTON (1150 EAST PEACE STREET)
  • PHYSICIAN HOSPICE CARE, LLC (1883 HIGHWAY 43 SOUTH)
  • MADISON CO NH (1421-A EAST PEACE STREET/P. O. BOX 488)
  • DSI CANTON (620 E. PEACE ST.)
  • FMC CANTON (1976 HWY 43 N.)

Airports located in Canton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:

  • Belhaven University (about 22 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 25 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Holmes Community College (about 26 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi College (about 26 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 34 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • East Central Community College (about 55 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 64 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)

Public high schools in Canton:

Private high school in Canton:

  • CANTON ACADEMY (Students: 317, Location: 1 NANCY DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Canton:

  • CANTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 740 EAST ACADEMY STREET, Grades: 2-5)
  • MC NEAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 364 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • NICHOLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 529 NORTH MACE STREET, Grades: 5-8)
  • REUBEN B. MYERS CANTON SCHOOL OF AR (Location: 357 OLD YAZOO ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • HUEY L. PORTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 551 FINNEY ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • JIMMIE M. GOODLOE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 551 FINNEY ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • LUTHER BRANSON SCHOOL (Location: 3903 HIGHWAY 16 E, Grades: PK-5)
  • NORTHEAST MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 820 SULPHUR SPRINGS ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • MADISON CROSSING ELEMENTARY (Location: 300 YANDELL ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Canton

Library in Canton:

  • MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,812,612; Location: 102 PRIESTLEY STREET; 167,787 books; 371 e-books; 6,757 audio materials; 9,082 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 207 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Canton: Canton Fire Department Station 2 (A), Canton Fire Department Station 4 (B), Canton Fire Department Station 1 (C), Canton Fire Department Station 3 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canton include: Buckhorn Church (A), Mount Able Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Able Cemetery (1), Canton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Camp Creek (A), Walnut Creek (B), Little Bear Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Canton: Red Bud Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Madison County Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 234 East Fulton Street) (1), Lacour J A & CO LBR (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 222 Yandell Avenue) (2), Canton Convention and Visitors Bureau (147 North Union Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (3116 South Liberty Street) (1), Hampton Inn (139 Soldier Colony Road) (2), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (125 Soldier Colony Road) (3), Days Inn Canton (123 Sidney Runnels) (4), Econo Lodge Canton (119 Soldier Colony Road) (5), Comfort Inn Canton (145 Soldier Colony Road) (6), Best Western Canton Inn (137 Soldier Colony Road) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Madison County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (103 West Peace Street) (1), Madison County - Justice Court System (2961 South Liberty Street) (2), Madison County - Youth Court Judge (Chancery Building) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: William M. Walton - Politician, Earl B. Dickerson - Lawyer, George Doherty - Football player and coach, L. C. Greenwood - Football player, Marvin Hayes - Artist, Ronnie Lester - Basketball player, Scott Field (Texas politician) - Congressman, Clyde X - Member of the Nation of Islam, Rowland Garrett - Basketball player, Hilton Tompkins - College basketball player (Jackson State Tigers).

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BEAR CREEK W/A-WEST (Population served: 18,133, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009)
  • 105 regular monitoring violations
CITY OF CANTON (Population served: 15,376, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
BEAR CREEK W/A -EAST (Population served: 12,717, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 84 regular monitoring violations
EAST MADISON WATER ASSN-WEST (Population served: 7,648, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-25-2014), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-30-2014 to JUN-30-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 319 regular monitoring violations
CMU - LAKE CAROLINE (Population served: 2,852, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • 90 regular monitoring violations
BIG BLACK W/A-CAMDEN (Population served: 1,105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2007)
  • 15 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 165 regular monitoring violations
BIG BLACK WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,063, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 166 regular monitoring violations
CAMERON COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 554, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 164 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.8%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Canton in 2010:

  • 336 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 132 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 121 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 93 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Canton in 2000:

  • 265 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 132 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 75 people in state prisons
  • 26 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 20 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Canton (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: East Canton Shopping Ctr Branch at 658 East Peace Street, branch established on 1971/10/12; Canton Branch at 3319 South Liberty Street, branch established on 1880/01/10. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • BankPlus: Canton Branch at 3366 North Liberty Street, branch established on 1977/01/03; Nissan Branch at 300 Nissan Drive, branch established on 2003/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Canton Branch at 3330 S Liberty St, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Canton Branch at 147 East Peace Street, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Canton:

Marital status in Canton, MS
  • Never married: 43.0%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Canton:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.7
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Canton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canton, MS (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,60754
Mainline Protestant8,63120
Black Protestant5,65031
Catholic5,2425
Other1,4455
Orthodox1351
None45,493-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Madison County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Madison County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison County:

10.2%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Canton:

30.0
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Canton:

13.2%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Canton:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Canton:

51.7%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.7%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Canton, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 36$95,237$31,7460$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$74,191$34,2422$5,132
Other Government Administration 20$52,216$31,3300$0
Streets and Highways 19$40,680$25,6930$0
Solid Waste Management 15$34,485$27,5880$0
Police - Other 9$28,632$38,1761$751
Parks and Recreation 9$26,999$35,9990$0
Judicial and Legal 6$12,121$24,2420$0
Fire - Other 5$19,901$47,7620$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 145$384,462$31,8183$5,883

Canton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Gas Utilities: $77,000 ($6.05)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($2.59)
    Electric Utilities: $5,000 ($0.39)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,683,000 ($839.53)
    Sewerage: $3,336,000 ($262.16)
    Gas Utilities: $3,157,000 ($248.09)
    Police Protection: $2,770,000 ($217.68)
    Water Utilities: $2,671,000 ($209.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,034,000 ($159.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,470,000 ($115.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,208,000 ($94.93)
    General - Other: $846,000 ($66.48)
    Financial Administration: $792,000 ($62.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $792,000 ($62.24)
    Central Staff Services: $792,000 ($62.24)
    General Public Buildings: $792,000 ($62.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $330,000 ($25.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $725,000 ($56.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $431,000 ($33.87)
    Gas Utilities: $224,000 ($17.60)
    Electric Utilities: $166,000 ($13.05)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($7.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,988,000 ($313.40)

Canton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,001,000 ($314.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,462,000 ($193.48)
    Other: $1,445,000 ($113.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $145,000 ($11.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $74,000 ($5.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,657,000 ($130.22)
    Interest Earnings: $1,113,000 ($87.47)
    Fines and Forfeits: $393,000 ($30.88)
    Special Assessments: $108,000 ($8.49)
    Rents: $34,000 ($2.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,700,000 ($998.04)
    Gas Utilities: $3,945,000 ($310.02)
    Water Utilities: $3,409,000 ($267.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,661,000 ($209.12)
    Other: $1,164,000 ($91.47)
    Highways: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Tax - Property: $4,136,000 ($325.03)
    Other License: $771,000 ($60.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $163,000 ($12.81)
    Other: $12,000 ($0.94)

Canton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,210,000 ($1195.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,759,000 ($1081.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,451,000 ($114.03)

Canton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,455,000 ($585.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,372,000 ($1522.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $926,000 ($72.77)

8.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.65%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hinds County, MS  3.03% ($57,655 average AGI)
from Rankin County, MS  1.13% ($71,029)
from Yazoo County, MS  0.18% ($38,690)


7.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($80,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hinds County, MS  2.02% ($51,122 average AGI)
to Rankin County, MS  1.35% ($56,222)
to Yazoo County, MS  0.10% ($39,763)
Businesses in Canton, MS
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Penske1
Baskin-Robbins2Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Subway2
H&R Block1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS1
KFC1Waffle House1
La Quinta1Wendy's1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:

  • WMGO (1370 AM; 1 kW; CANTON, MS; Owner: WMGO BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WONG (1150 AM; 1 kW; CANTON, MS; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:

  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WJNS-FM (92.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Canton:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Canton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 137Number of bridges
  • 1,549ft / 472mTotal length
  • $8,748,456,000Total costs
  • 1,097,305Total average daily traffic
  • 133,874Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,074,693Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Canton, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 281960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 241980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 342000-2009
  • 162010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Canton, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Canton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 221 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Canton, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Canton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$163,58914$145,15877$141,27813$27,00114$63,7081$52,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$96,1007$123,8711$27,8800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$105,3625$54,54050$118,7488$37,5904$40,8332$70,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$179,5001$20,00020$134,8850$02$40,8450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$60,1951$37,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00 , 0306.00, 0307.00, 0308.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$06$236,388
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$115,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$170,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$87,790
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00 , 0306.00, 0307.00, 0308.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Canton, MS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Canton, MS - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 214. The highest number of fires - 299 took place in 2010, and the least - 101 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Canton, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.3%), and Structure Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Canton, MS
    • 1,51444.3%Outside Fires
    • 1,17334.3%Structure Fires
    • 60417.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1303.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canton, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Canton, Mississippi:

  • Brentwood Inn & Suites, 145 Soldiers Colony Rd, Canton, Mississippi 39046 , Phone: (601) 859-7575, Fax: (601) 859-6411
  • Days Inn Of Canton, MS, 123 Sidney Runnels Dr, Canton, Mississippi 39046 , Phone: (601) 859-0760, Fax: (601) 859-0760
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 152 Soldiers Colony Rd, Canton, Mississippi 39046 , Phone: (601) 855-2121, Fax: (601) 855-2121
  • Hampton Inn, 133 Soldier Colony Rd, Canton, Mississippi 39046 , Phone: (601) 859-8700, Fax: (601) 407-1665
  • Best Western Canton Inn, 137 Soldier Colony Rd, Canton, Mississippi 39046 , Phone: (601) 859-8600, Fax: (601) 859-4455
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 119 Soldier Colony Rd, Canton, Mississippi 39046 , Phone: (601) 859-2643, Fax: (601) 859-2643
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Canton, Mississippi
Most common first names in Canton, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18976.7 years
James16169.8 years
John14373.9 years
Willie13670.5 years
Robert11870.9 years
Annie11176.3 years
William11172.3 years
George6473.0 years
Jessie6471.9 years
Henry5671.3 years
Most common last names in Canton, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16772.1 years
Williams15871.1 years
Johnson14675.1 years
Jones13271.6 years
Brown12571.5 years
Jackson12073.1 years
Luckett8770.5 years
Davis8072.0 years
Harris6971.8 years
Taylor5773.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Canton, MS
  • 62.6%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Canton, MS
  • 67.1%Electricity
  • 32.6%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Canton compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Canton on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #89 (39110) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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