Canton, New York Population 2022

6,430
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Canton is a city located in St. Lawrence County New York. Canton has a 2020 population of 6,430. Canton is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually but its population has increased by 1.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,332 in 2010.

The average household income in Canton is $74,866 with a poverty rate of 16.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $819 per month, and the median house value is $169,400. The median age in Canton is 21.7 years, 21.8 years for males, and 21.6 years for females.

Canton Demographics

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

  • White: 86.61%
  • Black or African American: 6.63%
  • Asian: 2.48%
  • Other race: 1.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Canton, New York is 6,430 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,430.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,332.

Canton, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,63486.61%
Black or African American4316.63%
Asian1612.48%
Two or More Races1241.91%
Some Other Race1241.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.48%
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Canton Population by Race

Canton Population Pyramid $2022

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Canton Median Age

21.7


Total

21.8


Male

21.6


Female

Canton Adults

There are 5,928 adults, (888 of whom are seniors) in Canton.

Canton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Sex Ratio

Female

3,347

51.45%

Male

3,158

48.55%

Canton Population by Age

Canton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Canton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female10.5%89.5%
Non Family24.5%75.5%
All46.3%53.7%
Married91.2%8.8%

46.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6121.9446.3
Non Family8091.324.5
Married5772.5891.2
Female2192.6110.5
Male73.570

2.58

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Canton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade220.84%
9th to 12th Grade853.25%
High School Graduate56821.75%
Some College2599.92%
Associates Degree2559.76%
Bachelors Degree57522.01%
Graduate Degree84832.47%
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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
White2,4382,3741,398
Hispanic80443
Black6861
Other Race32103
Asian222222
Native American1313
2+ Races77

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Canton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,513$54,524$47,138
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$17,750$$17,279
Some College$43,750$$47,375
Bachelors Degree$53,134$54,398$51,060
Graduate Degree$64,375$77,813$43,750

$52,513

Average Earnings

$54,524

Average Male

$47,138

Average Female

Canton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canton Language by Age

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Canton Language

89.17% of Canton residents speak only English, while 10.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Canton Language

Canton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,05950816.61%
Multiple62812.90%
Hispanic46817.39%
OtherNaN%

16.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

18.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton is White, with 16.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton is Multiple, with 12.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.98%.

Canton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School20.32%
Some College20.22%
Bachelors or Greater1.36%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Canton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed8.32%
Female Employed1.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Canton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,266$74,866
Families$105,068$106,442
Married Families$119,408-
Non Families$32,462$42,695
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Income by Household Type

Canton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.4%

Male Marriage Rate

19.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Canton Marital Status by Race

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Canton Marital Status

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225

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam93
Korea70
First Gulf War15
World War II9
Second Gulf War

Canton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+115
65 to 7470
55 to 6433
35 to 547
18 to 34

Canton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2184.24%
Hispanic166.50%
Other Race76.03%

Canton Veterans by Race

Canton Veterans by Education

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16.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Veterans by Education

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39%

Labor Force Participation

36.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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68.84%

Born in Canton

93.11%

Native Born

6.89%

Foreign Born

5.32%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.11% of Canton residents were born in the United States, with 68.84% having been born in New York. 5.32% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,430-22-0.34%
20216,452-22-0.34%
20206,474-22-0.34%
20196,496-22-0.34%
20186,518911.42%
20176,427-79-1.21%
20166,506-91-1.38%
20156,597230.35%
20146,574-55-0.83%
20136,629-112-1.66%
20126,741440.66%
20116,6973655.76%
20106,3324500.74%
20005,882-497-0.81%
19906,379-676-1.00%
19807,0556570.98%
19706,3981,3522.40%
19605,0466671.43%
19504,3791,3613.79%
19403,0181960.67%
19302,8223001.13%
19202,522-179-0.68%
19102,701-56-0.21%
19002,7571770.67%
18902,5800.00%

Canton Population by Year