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People

Total Population 3,258
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,793
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,293
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32%
Median Gross Rent $560
Median House Value $116,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 11.5%

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

Canton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles S of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lincoln
Metro Area Sioux Falls
Standard Zip Codes 57013
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.3
Longitude -96.592

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 4 WNW
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
Station SIOUX FALLS AP
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
Station ROCK RAPIDS
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beresford 2,211 $75,625
Harrisburg 4,942 $75,098
Hudson 318 $55,417
Lennox 2,371 $65,588
Tea 4,427 $81,546
Worthing 930 $68,056

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

Canton Public Libraries

Library
Canton Public Library
225 N BROADWAY
Canton, South Dakota
(605) 987-5831
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Canton High Schools

CANTON HI SCH
800 N MAIN
605-764-2706
Serves 315 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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