Canton is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the City of Canton is the formal official name. It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Van Zandt County at latitude 32.5565 and longitude -95.8633. The elevation is 505 feet.
The City of Canton has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries 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). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.
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The Canton Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:
|Population in Households||3,346|
|Population in Familes||2,694|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||225|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,546|
|Owner Occupied HU||879|
|Renter Occupied HU||495|
|Vacant Housing Units||171|
|Median Home Value||$165,419|
|Average Home Value||$183,457|
|Median Household Income||$39,563|
|Average Household Income||$54,941|
|Per Capita Income||$21,749|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||5.07%|
|Per Capita Income||2.58%|
The table below compares Canton to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.
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|Total Population||# 490||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 1058||40th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1226||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 1027||41st|
|Per Capita Income||# 840||52nd|