The City of Canton had a population of 14,119 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||13,704|
|Population in Familes||11,295|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||415|
|Median Household Income||$35,313|
|Average Household Income||$51,543|
|Per Capita Income||$18,376|
|Total Housing Units||5,316 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,683 (50.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,162 (40.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||471 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$124,345|
|Average Home Value||$177,274|
|Average Household Size||2.83|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.44%|
|Per Capita Income||2.72%|
The table below compares Canton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density||# 119||67th|
|Diversity Index||# 121||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 172||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 223||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.