The City of Canton had a population of 13,981 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||5,966|
|Daytime Population: Residents||8,438|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||14,404|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.03|
|Population in Households||13,566|
|Population in Familes||11,195|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||415|
|Median Household Income||$32,399|
|Average Household Income||$48,293|
|Per Capita Income||$17,272|
|Total Housing Units||5,263 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,421 (46.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,364 (44.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||477 ( 9.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$128,940|
|Average Home Value||$175,846|
|Average Household Size||2.83|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.84%|
The table below compares Canton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 199||45th|
|Per Capita Income||# 253||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.