Canton is a city located in Cherokee County Georgia. Canton has a 2020 population of 34,320. It is also the county seat of Cherokee County. Canton is currently growing at a rate of 3.82% annually and its population has increased by 45.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,604 in 2010.
The average household income in Canton is $73,823 with a poverty rate of 17.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,141 per month, and the median house value is $215,600. The median age in Canton is 34.1 years, 33.1 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cantonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.97%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.94%.
74.34% of Canton residents speak only English, while 25.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.55% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton is Native, with 51.76% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.97%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Canton
83.91% of Canton residents were born in the United States, with 40.90% having been born in Georgia. 10.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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