Canton, Texas Population 2022

3,942
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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.

Canton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.31%
  • Black or African American: 4.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Canton, Texas is 3,942 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,942.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,569.

Canton, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,62893.31%
Black or African American1684.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.08%
Some Other Race140.36%
Two or More Races751.93%
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Canton Population by Race

Canton Population Pyramid 2022

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Canton Median Age

44.6


Total

42.8


Male

47.1


Female

Canton Adults

There are 3,188 adults, (1,008 of whom are seniors) in Canton.

Canton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Canton Sex Ratio

Female

1,889

48.59%

Male

1,999

51.41%

Canton Population by Age

Canton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Canton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All73.1%26.9%
Female71.6%28.4%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Male39.2%60.8%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6822.1173.1
Married6252.981.3
Male793.6639.2
Female2182.6671.6
Non Family7601.1470.3

2.84

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Canton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2056.96%
9th to 12th Grade36712.47%
High School Graduate83028.19%
Some College70523.95%
Associates Degree32811.14%
Bachelors Degree37512.74%
Graduate Degree1344.55%
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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
Other Race14114
Black1558743
White2,6422,257462
Hispanic98184
Native American33
2+ Races467

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%.

Canton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,083$40,417$35,959
Less Than 9th Grade$21,833$25,795$
High School Graduate$35,579$40,833$34,896
Some College$39,896$48,566$29,766
Bachelors Degree$42,351$40,774$49,063
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,083

Average Earnings

$40,417

Average Male

$35,959

Average Female

Canton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canton Language by Age

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Canton Language

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.

Canton Language

Canton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,34544713.36%
Black49612.24%
OtherNaN%

12.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.96%

Male Poverty Rate

7.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canton

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%.

Canton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.81%
High School8.22%
Some College13.13%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Canton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.28%
Male Unemployed63.41%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Canton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,963$64,982
Families$56,034$83,714
Married Families$64,036-
Non Families$26,543$40,858
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Income by Household Type

Canton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

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 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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376

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War112
First Gulf War14
Vietnam115
Korea20
World War II7

Canton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34103
35 to 5422
55 to 6441
65 to 74115
75+95

Canton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White34211.66%
Black3420.24%

Canton Veterans by Race

Canton Veterans by Education

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9.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canton Veterans by Education

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44.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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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73.28%

Born in Canton

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Canton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,8450.00%
19902,9491040.36%
20003,2923431.11%
20103,5692770.81%
20113,540-29-0.81%
20123,560200.56%
20133,56110.03%
20143,553-8-0.22%
20153,7411885.29%
20163,788471.26%
20173,814260.69%
20183,834200.52%
20193,861270.70%
20203,888270.70%
20213,915270.69%
20223,942270.69%

Canton Population by Year