Canton is a city located in Van Zandt County Texas. Canton has a 2020 population of 3,942. It is also the county seat of Van Zandt County. Canton is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 10.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,569 in 2010.
The average household income in Canton is $69,480 with a poverty rate of 12.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,045 per month, and the median house value is $120,300. The median age in Canton is 40.4 years, 38.4 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cantonwas:
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 other race people with a rate of 28.57%.
95.48% of Canton residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Canton is White, with 13.36% 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 21.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.03%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Canton
97.17% of Canton residents were born in the United States, with 73.28% having been born in Texas. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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