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People

Total Population 2,522
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,123
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 36.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.2%
Median Earnings25+ $25,643
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,161
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,353

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,457
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 16.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $492
Median House Value $73,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 11.2%

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

Canton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles NE of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Lewis
Standard Zip Codes 63435
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.125
Longitude -91.625

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 CANTON L AND D 20
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station STEFFENVILLE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Station QUINCY BALDWIN AP
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexandria 142 $0
Ewing 358 $47,813
La Belle 647 $41,429
La Grange 950 $55,344
Lewistown 533 $47,500

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

Canton Public Libraries

Library
Canton Public Library
409 LEWIS STREET
Canton, Missouri
(573) 288-5279

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Canton High Schools

CANTON HIGH
200 S FOURTH ST
573-288-5216
Serves 270 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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