Canton, New York Population 2024

11,541

Canton is a city located in New York. Canton has a 2024 population of 11,541. Canton is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -1.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,768 in 2020.

The average household income in Canton is $77,996 with a poverty rate of 14.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Canton is 27.9 years, 25.5 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Canton Demographics

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

  • White: 88.74%
  • Black or African American: 4.45%
  • Two or more races: 3.24%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.1%
Land Area (mi²)
104.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
110.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.93% (-227)
The current population of Canton, New York is 11,541 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,768.

Canton, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,36688.74%
Black or African American5204.45%
Two or more races3793.24%
Asian2642.26%
Other race1261.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.12%
Native American120.1%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Canton Population by Race

Canton Population Pyramid 2024

Canton Median Age

27.9

Total

25.5

Male

30

Female

Canton Adults

There are 9,993 adults, (1,527 of whom are seniors) in Canton.

Canton Age Dependency

38

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Sex Ratio

Female6,09752.2%
Male5,58447.8%

Canton Population by Age

Canton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8652.1351.348.7
Non Family1,7271.2125.574.5
Married1,6262.988.511.5
Female4502.8310.489.6
Male622.3987.112.9

2.78

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Canton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2133.47%
Associates Degree1,20019.53%
Bachelors Degree1,05117.11%
Graduate Degree1,15418.78%
High School Graduate1,42323.16%
Less Than 9th Grade1973.21%
Some College90614.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Canton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Canton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,6785,3662,076
Hispanic22818477
2+ Races18415884
Black86590
Asian533117
Other Race43250
Islander141414
Native American1270

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Canton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,401$60,938$57,934
Graduate Degree$73,750$82,276$68,125
High School Graduate$32,321$43,824$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$9,531$0
Overall$47,620$50,378$46,814
Some College$43,327$43,225$43,750

$47,620

Average Earnings

$50,378

Average Male

$46,814

Average Female

Canton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Canton Language

92.73% of Canton residents speak only English, while 7.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Canton Language

Canton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,8151,13714.55%
Asian573866.67%
Black2727100%
Multiple275259.09%
Hispanic306206.54%

14.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.52%

Male Poverty Rate

16.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton is Hispanic, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.86%.

Canton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School24.42%
Less Than 9th Grade22.38%
Some College9.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.97%

Canton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed74.49%
Male Employed3.82%
Female Employed1.33%
Male Unemployed0%

Canton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$93,953$103,576
Households$61,961$77,996
Married Families$111,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,466$42,862

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Canton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Canton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Canton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Canton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

355

Number of Veterans

280

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam135
First Gulf War36
Second Gulf War16
World War II13
Korea11

Canton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+126
65 to 74120
35 to 5462
55 to 6447
18 to 340

Canton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3223.66%
Hispanic4311%
2+ Races258.87%
Other Race86.84%

Canton Veterans by Race

Canton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Canton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Canton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Canton 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

73.06%

Born in Canton

93.98%

Native Born

6.02%

Foreign Born

3.95%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.98% of Canton residents were born in the United States, with 73.06% having been born in New York. 3.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Canton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,341-40-0.35%
202811,381-40-0.35%
202711,421-40-0.35%
202611,461-40-0.35%
202511,501-40-0.35%
202411,541-40-0.35%
202311,581-40-0.34%
202211,621-40-0.34%
202111,661-107-0.91%
202011,7687076.39%
201911,061-38-0.34%
201811,099650.59%
201711,034-54-0.49%
201611,088-140-1.25%
201511,228-5-0.04%
201411,233-74-0.65%
201311,307-132-1.15%
201211,439750.66%
201111,3643803.46%
201010,98400%

Canton Population by Year