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People

Total Population 821
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 19.7%
Employed Population 16+ 373
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,292
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.3%
Median Gross Rent $368
Median House Value $106,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
US/American 0%
English 20.6%
Irish 16.9%

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

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 1,039 $45,917
Jay 4,812 $62,404
Livermore 2,028 $54,063
Livermore Falls 1,366 $46,771
Peru 1,305 $53,864
Sumner 1,146 $44,038

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

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