Canton, South Dakota Population 2022

3,791
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Canton is a city located in Lincoln County South Dakota. Canton has a 2020 population of 3,791. Canton is currently growing at a rate of 2.07% annually and its population has increased by 22.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,100 in 2010.

The average household income in Canton is $91,498 with a poverty rate of 9.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $129,300. The median age in Canton is 38.9 years, 41.1 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Canton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.36%
  • Two or more races: 3.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Canton, South Dakota is 3,791 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,791.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,100.

Canton, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,21893.36%
Two or More Races1333.86%
Black or African American401.16%
Asian290.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.58%
Some Other Race70.20%
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Canton Population by Race

Canton Population Pyramid $2022

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Canton Median Age

38.9


Total

41.1


Male

38.6


Female

Canton Adults

There are 2,696 adults, (623 of whom are seniors) in Canton.

Canton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Sex Ratio

Female

1,777

51.55%

Male

1,670

48.45%

Canton Population by Age

Canton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Canton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35.5%64.5%
Male58.9%41.1%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
All72.1%27.9%
Married88%12%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1182.7672.1
Married5753.488
Non Family3271.1461.5
Female1213.3735.5
Male953.6758.9

3.27

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Canton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade933.80%
9th to 12th Grade1666.78%
High School Graduate83234.00%
Some College53321.78%
Associates Degree41617.00%
Bachelors Degree35514.51%
Graduate Degree522.13%
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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
White2,3622,110388
Black4040
Asian191919
Hispanic158
Native American1111
Other Race7

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Canton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,203$39,846$26,500
Less Than 9th Grade$25,500$26,833$11,288
High School Graduate$30,770$43,750$20,104
Some College$34,931$37,610$33,250
Bachelors Degree$43,152$98,029$35,977
Graduate Degree$114,773$114,773$

$33,203

Average Earnings

$39,846

Average Male

$26,500

Average Female

Canton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canton Language by Age

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Canton Language

97.76% of Canton residents speak only English, while 2.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Canton Language

Canton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,1541775.61%
Multiple1338160.90%
Black4040100.00%
Hispanic1515100.00%
Other7NaN%

9.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.13%

Male Poverty Rate

5.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canton is Other, with NaN% 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 20.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.66%.

Canton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College17.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%
Less Than 9th Grade3.11%
High School2.64%

Canton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed71.43%
Female Employed1.77%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Canton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,045$91,498
Families$75,583$109,272
Married Families$89,362-
Non Families$36,181$42,474
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Income by Household Type

Canton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

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 45-54.

Canton Marital Status by Race

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Canton Marital Status

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226

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam113
World War II37
Korea11
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War9

Canton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7476
75+62
55 to 6450
35 to 5438
18 to 34

Canton Veterans by Age

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Canton Veterans by Race

Canton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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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74.09%

Born in Canton

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Canton residents were born in the United States, with 74.09% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% 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
20223,791772.07%
20213,714772.12%
20203,637772.16%
20193,560772.21%
20183,483371.07%
20173,446381.12%
20163,408541.61%
20153,354200.60%
20143,334331.00%
20133,301541.66%
20123,247792.49%
20113,168682.19%
20103,100-10-0.03%
20003,1103231.10%
19902,787-99-0.35%
19802,8862210.80%
19702,6651540.60%
19602,511-19-0.08%
19502,530120.05%
19402,5180.00%

Canton Population by Year