The City of Canton had a population of 3,544 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Canton is located at latitude 32.5543 and longitude -95.8643 in Van Zandt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.47 sq. miles. Van Zandt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 505 feet.
The City of Canton (GNIS ID: 2409977) 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, 2015.
|Population in Households||3,327|
|Population in Familes||2,676|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||217|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,546 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||867 (56.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||498 (32.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||180 (11.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$177,174|
|Average Home Value||$200,087|
|Median Household Income||$39,121|
|Average Household Income||$56,234|
|Per Capita Income||$22,286|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.71%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
The table below compares Canton to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 495||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 1073||39th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1223||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 1102||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 844||52nd|
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