Canaan, Vermont Population 2024

258

Canaan is a city located in Essex County Vermont. Canaan has a 2024 population of 258. Canaan is currently declining at a rate of -5.15% annually and its population has decreased by -24.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 341 in 2020.

The average household income in Canaan is $67,156 with a poverty rate of 5.24%. The median age in Canaan is 54.8 years: 56.5 years for males, and 54.4 years for females.

Canaan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Canaan was:

  • White: 98.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
164.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-24.34% (-83)
The current population of Canaan, Vermont is 258 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 341.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28298.6%
Two or more races41.4%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Canaan Population by Race

Canaan Population Pyramid 2024

Canaan Median Age

54.8

Total

56.5

Male

54.4

Female

Canaan Adults

There are 239 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Canaan.

Canaan Age Dependency

123.4

Age Dependency Ratio

86.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Canaan Sex Ratio

Female16557.69%
Male12142.31%

Canaan Population by Age

Canaan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1372.0975.224.8
Married852.5578.821.2
Non Family4706634
Female54.41000
Male0000

2.62

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Canaan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2713.24%
Associates Degree209.8%
Bachelors Degree167.84%
Graduate Degree41.96%
High School Graduate9044.12%
Less Than 9th Grade62.94%
Some College4120.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Canaan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Canaan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20016720
2+ Races440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10%.

Canaan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,000$0$44,000
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,500$0$31,786
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$0$0
Overall$26,806$33,214$26,250
Some College$0$150,000$0

$26,806

Average Earnings

$33,214

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Canaan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canaan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Canaan Language

77.94% of Canaan residents speak only English, while 22.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 22.06% of the population.

Canaan Language

Canaan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White282155.32%

5.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

9.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canaan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canaan is White, with 5.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canaan is White, with 5.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.13%.

Canaan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.15%
Some College11.48%
High School3.33%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Canaan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Canaan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canaan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$63,125$86,147
Households$58,188$67,156
Married Families$63,906$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,156$27,181

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Canaan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

82.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Canaan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Canaan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Canaan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Canaan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Canaan Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 745
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Canaan Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White52.13%

Canaan Veterans by Race

Canaan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canaan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Canaan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Canaan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Canaan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

11.19%

Born in Canaan

91.61%

Native Born

8.39%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

5.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.61% of Canaan residents were born in the United States, with 11.19% having been born in Vermont. 3.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Canaan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024258-14-5.15%
2023272-14-4.9%
2022286-14-4.67%
2021300-41-12.02%
2020341144.28%
2019327-3-0.91%
2018330-3-0.9%
2017333309.9%
2016303-19-5.9%
2015322-92-22.22%
2014414-34-7.59%
2013448-17-3.66%
2012465-35-7%
201150010827.55%
201039200%

Canaan Population by Year