Canton, Missouri Population 2022

2,263
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Canton is a city located in Lewis County Missouri. Canton has a 2020 population of 2,263. Canton is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -4.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,377 in 2010.

The average household income in Canton is $54,710 with a poverty rate of 19.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $619 per month, and the median house value is $84,100. The median age in Canton is 28.1 years, 27.5 years for males, and 28.9 years for females.

Canton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cantonwas:

  • White: 86.80%
  • Black or African American: 6.09%
  • Two or more races: 4.87%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Canton, Missouri is 2,263 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,263.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,377.

Canton, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,13886.80%
Black or African American1506.09%
Two or More Races1204.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native441.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.45%
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Canton Population by Race

Canton Population Pyramid $2022

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Canton Median Age

28.1


Total

27.5


Male

28.9


Female

Canton Adults

There are 1,939 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Canton.

Canton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Sex Ratio

Female

1,214

49.29%

Male

1,249

50.71%

Canton Population by Age

Canton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Canton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Female52.1%47.9%
All59.9%40.1%
Married72.7%27.3%
Male85.7%14.3%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9032.1559.9
Non Family3891.0744.2
Married3662.5772.7
Male773.7885.7
Female714.252.1

2.74

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Canton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade382.97%
9th to 12th Grade1249.70%
High School Graduate48337.76%
Some College34226.74%
Associates Degree302.35%
Bachelors Degree18114.15%
Graduate Degree816.33%
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Canton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Canton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1831,031233
Black717125
Hispanic994
2+ Races83
Native American83

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 44.44%.

Canton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,223$44,100$22,688
Less Than 9th Grade$$$14,537
High School Graduate$35,208$46,458$22,273
Some College$22,315$33,269$18,000
Bachelors Degree$45,531$46,552$32,625
Graduate Degree$$250,000$48,571

$34,223

Average Earnings

$44,100

Average Male

$22,688

Average Female

Canton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canton Language by Age

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Canton Language

97.17% of Canton residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Canton Language

Canton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,64132619.87%
Multiple1203831.67%
Black7157.04%
OtherNaN%

19.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.80%

Male Poverty Rate

22.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton is White, with 19.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton is Multiple, with 31.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.11%.

Canton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College28.23%
Less Than 9th Grade17.28%
High School15.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Canton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed15.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed8.45%

Canton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,957$54,710
Families$60,469$70,488
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families$24,018$29,285
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Income by Household Type

Canton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Canton Married by Age and Sex

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Canton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Canton Marital Status by Race

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Canton Marital Status

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173

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War62
Vietnam48
Second Gulf War47
World War II11
Korea7

Canton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5452
65 to 7436
18 to 3432
75+28
55 to 6425

Canton Veterans by Age

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Canton Veterans by Race

Canton Veterans by Education

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10.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Canton Employment by Age

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Canton Employment by Race

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Canton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.69%

Born in Canton

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.29% of Canton residents were born in the United States, with 35.69% having been born in Missouri. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Canton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,263-13-0.57%
20212,276-13-0.57%
20202,289-13-0.56%
20192,302-13-0.56%
20182,315-19-0.81%
20172,334-21-0.89%
20162,355-11-0.46%
20152,366130.55%
20142,353-4-0.17%
20132,357-3-0.13%
20122,360-20-0.84%
20112,38030.13%
20102,3770.00%

Canton Population by Year