Canton, New York Population 2020

10,875
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Canton is a city located in New York. Canton has a 2020 population of 10,875. Canton is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,992 in 2010. Canton reached it's highest population of 11,450 in 2012.

The average household income in Canton is $72,720 with a poverty rate of 17.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $924 per month, and the median house value is $124,800. The median age in Canton is 27.1 years, 24.6 years for males, and 29 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

Canton Demographics

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

  • White: 90.16%
  • Black or African American: 4.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Asian: 2.03%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Canton, New York is 10,875, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,987.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,992.

Canton, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,03890.16%
Black or African American4584.11%
Two or More Races2372.13%
Asian2262.03%
Some Other Race1381.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.06%
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Canton Population Pyramid 2020

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Canton Median Age

27.1


Total

24.6


Male

29


Female

Canton Adults

There are 9,550 adults, (1,565 of whom are seniors) in Canton.

Canton Age Dependency

39.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Sex Ratio

Female

5,757

51.71%

Male

5,377

48.29%

Canton Households and Families

Canton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Canton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.3%5.7%
Married91.2%8.8%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Female44.6%55.4%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3362.2968.6
Married1,5102.9991.2
Non Family1,2901.348.8
Female4482.6544.6
Male882.9994.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Canton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1172.02%
9th to 12th Grade3345.77%
High School Graduate1,49925.91%
Some College81014.00%
Associates Degree67811.72%
Bachelors Degree96016.59%
Graduate Degree1,38723.98%
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Canton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4125,0002,225
Asian12312383
Hispanic1128224
Black8778
Multiple Races61618
Other Race25103
Islander777
Native American55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,485$42,474$42,500
Less Than High School$15,350$$16,350
High School Grad$24,722$27,917$19,931
Some College$34,776$36,313$29,278
Bachelors Degree$50,695$52,183$48,000
Graduate Degree$65,909$76,518$63,936

$42,485

Average Earnings

$42,474

Average Male

$42,500

Average Female

Canton Language

Canton Language by Age

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Canton Language

91.57% of Canton residents speak only English, while 8.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.92% of the population.

Canton Poverty

Canton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1531,17416.41%
Multiple18110859.67%
Hispanic1353626.67%
Native12758.33%
Black2229.09%

17.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton is Multiple, with 59.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton is Black, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.31%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.14%
High School22.93%
Some College19.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.60%
Female Unemployed46.20%
Male Employed12.70%
Female Employed7.87%

Canton Income

Canton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,316$72,720
Families$82,625$93,879
Married Families$95,200-
Non Families$27,981$37,239
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Canton Marital Status

Canton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Canton Marital Status by Race

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Canton Veterans

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588

Number of Veterans

588

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam163
Korea80
First Gulf War75
World War II24
Second Gulf War11
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Age Group Veterans
75+285
65 to 74133
35 to 5497
55 to 6472
18 to 341
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5806.76%
Hispanic72.41%
Other75.43%
2 or More10.57%

Canton Veterans by Education

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5.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Employment Status

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48.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,875-56-0.51%
201910,931-56-0.51%
201810,987-56-0.51%
201711,043-62-0.56%
201611,105-140-1.24%
201511,245-2-0.02%
201411,247-73-0.64%
201311,320-130-1.14%
201211,450770.68%
201111,3733813.47%
201010,9920.00%