Canton is a city located in Van Zandt County Texas. It is also the county seat of Van Zandt County. With a 2020 population of 3,915, it is the 427th largest city in Texas and the 5477th largest city in the United States . Canton is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 9.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,581 in 2010. Canton reached it's highest population of 3,915 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Canton has a population density of 656 people per square mile.
The average household income in Canton is $69,480 with a poverty rate of 11.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,052 per month, and the median house value is $111,700. The median age in Canton is 40.4 years, 38.4 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.