Canton, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,708

Canton is a city located in Bradford County, Lycoming County, and Tioga County Pennsylvania. Canton has a 2024 population of 1,708. Canton is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,726 in 2020.

The average household income in Canton is $55,451 with a poverty rate of 19.04%. The median age in Canton is 34.2 years: 35.1 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Canton Demographics

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

  • White: 99.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,483.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.04% (-18)
The current population of Canton, Pennsylvania is 1,708 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,726.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,78499.61%
Two or more races60.34%
Other race10.06%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Canton Population by Race

Canton Population Pyramid 2024

Canton Median Age

34.2

Total

35.1

Male

33.1

Female

Canton Adults

There are 1,289 adults, (360 of whom are seniors) in Canton.

Canton Age Dependency

92.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Sex Ratio

Female97054.16%
Male82145.84%

Canton Population by Age

Canton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7562.3748.551.5
Married3123.1768.931.1
Non Family2911.1427.172.9
Female1173.2636.863.2
Male362.4783.316.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

48.5%

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 Grade847.61%
Associates Degree776.97%
Bachelors Degree15814.31%
Graduate Degree736.61%
High School Graduate55750.45%
Less Than 9th Grade383.44%
Some College11710.6%

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
White1,091970228
Hispanic770
2+ Races653
Other Race110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Canton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,958$37,000$68,542
Graduate Degree$59,083$58,667$78,194
High School Graduate$32,274$49,375$30,061
Less Than 9th Grade$0$36,058$12,333
Overall$35,313$47,750$28,958
Some College$0$45,625$16,522

$35,313

Average Earnings

$47,750

Average Male

$28,958

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

99.69% of Canton residents speak only English, while 0.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Canton Language

Canton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,77833018.56%
Hispanic77100%
Multiple6466.67%
Other11100%

19.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.94%

Male Poverty Rate

25.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton is White, with 18.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.25%.

Canton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.69%
High School21.36%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%
Some College4.12%

Canton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed22.16%
Male Unemployed19.05%
Male Employed3.12%
Female 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$56,635$70,897
Households$41,000$55,451
Married Families$59,231$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,083$29,810

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Canton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Canton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Canton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

117

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War46
Vietnam32
First Gulf War11
Korea5
World War II0

Canton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5444
55 to 6425
75+22
65 to 7414
18 to 3412

Canton Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1179.13%

Canton Veterans by Race

Canton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

6%

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

77.67%

Born in Canton

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Canton residents were born in the United States, with 77.67% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Canton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,687-4-0.24%
20281,691-4-0.24%
20271,695-5-0.29%
20261,700-4-0.23%
20251,704-4-0.23%
20241,708-5-0.29%
20231,713-8-0.46%
20221,721-10-0.58%
20211,73150.29%
20201,726-139-7.45%
20191,865-17-0.9%
20181,882-6-0.32%
20171,888-11-0.58%
20161,899-23-1.2%
20151,922-16-0.83%
20141,938-24-1.22%
20131,962-25-1.26%
20121,987-5-0.25%
20111,992281.43%
20101,96400%

Canton Population by Year