The City of Canton had a population of 13,875 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Canton is located at latitude 32.5984 and longitude -90.0322 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canton (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.
The City of Canton (GNIS ID: 2403988) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Canton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||13,453|
|Population in Familes||11,124|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||422|
|Average Household Size||2.82|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,244 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,489 (47.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,282 (43.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||473 ( 9.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$123,125|
|Average Home Value||$176,296|
|Median Household Income||$33,323|
|Average Household Income||$48,399|
|Per Capita Income||$17,436|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.07%|
|Per Capita Income||1.57%|
The table below compares Canton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 30||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 124||66th|
|Diversity Index2||# 109||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 176||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 217||40th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.