The Village of Canton had a population of 6,503 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Canton is located at latitude 44.5995 and longitude -75.1707 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Canton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 377 feet.
The Village of Canton (GNIS ID: 2391580) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Canton: New Cairo.
|Population in Households||3,892|
|Population in Familes||2,769|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,611|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,858 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||979 (52.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||744 (40.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||135 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$135,858|
|Average Home Value||$185,470|
|Median Household Income||$53,771|
|Average Household Income||$68,926|
|Per Capita Income||$21,529|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.05%|
|Per Capita Income||1.97%|
The table below compares Canton to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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||# 295||75th|
|Population Density1||# 454||62nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 483||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 697||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1074||10th|
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