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People

Total Population 827
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 10.8%
Employed Population 16+ 434
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 62.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,188
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.3%
Median Gross Rent $628
Median House Value $81,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 13.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Canton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 48 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County McPherson
Standard Zip Codes 67428
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.386
Longitude -97.427

Canton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MCPHERSON
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Station MARION LAKE
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Station FLORENCE
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Durham 118 $43,000
Galva 903 $62,708
Goessel 605 $57,031
Hillsboro 2,916 $62,130
Lehigh 182 $75,625
McPherson 13,212 $68,466

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Canton Public Libraries

Library
Canton Carnegie Township Library
203 N MAIN
Canton, Kansas
(620) 628-4349

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Canton High Schools

CANTON HIGH
506 S. KANSAS
620-628-4401
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

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