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People

Total Population 4,160
Male Share of the Population 43.7%
Female Share of the Population 56.3%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,735
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 47.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.6%
Median Earnings25+ $32,309
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,036
Median Earnings With High School Degree $11,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,048
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $619
Median House Value $131,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.6%
US/American 0%
English 12.8%
Irish 10.9%

Canton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Haywood
Standard Zip Codes 28716
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.532
Longitude -82.837

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 1 SW
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 38 to 66 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station BENT CREEK
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station CATALOOCHEE
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 46 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Asheville 85,783 $59,947
Biltmore Forest 1,459 $170,000
Clyde 1,362 $45,000
Maggie Valley 1,411 $54,286
Waynesville 9,770 $44,205
Weaverville 3,783 $58,929
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Canton High Schools

PISGAH HIGH
1 BLACK BEAR LANE
828-646-3440
Serves 960 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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