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People

Total Population 1,023
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 394
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 55.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $37,260
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,482

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,583
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.6%
Median Gross Rent $494
Median House Value $118,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 21.2%
Irish 15.5%

Canton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04221
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.44
Longitude -70.315

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 RUMFORD 1 SSE
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station LEWISTON
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station MIDDLE DAM
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 32 to 53 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dixfield 948 $44,550
Jay 4,827 $54,563
Livermore 2,055 $57,321
Livermore Falls 1,623 $57,907
Peru 1,339 $55,357
Sumner 1,061 $42,411
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