dcsimg

People

Total Population 322
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 148
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.4%
Median Earnings25+ $26,688
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,179
% Above Poverty Level 80.1%
% Below Poverty Level 19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $617
Median House Value $100,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 0%
English 36%
Irish 16.8%

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

Canaan Almanac

Category Value
County Essex
Standard Zip Codes 05903
P.O. Box Zip Codes 05901
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.95
Longitude -71.63

Canaan 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 COLEBROOK
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 50 F
Jul Temp 54 to 77 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
Station FIRST CONN LAKE
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 24 to 46 F
Jul Temp 52 to 74 F
Oct Temp 32 to 51 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station BERLIN
Distance 41 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Derby Line 814 $62,656

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

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in English - Self-Designed
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015.
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
  • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
Programs
  • Masters of Social Work
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration - Business Process Innovation

Why Choose Widener University?

At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.

Programs
  • Online MS in Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Governmental Accounting (Online)
  • Ranked among the Best Business Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Ranked the #1 Public MBA program in the NYC region in 2014 by the U.S. News and World Report.
  • Educates about 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students per academic year at two campuses in New Jersey as well as five satellite locations in New Jersey and Singapore.
  • The only public university in New Jersey in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising of North America’s 63 leading research universities.

Canaan High Schools

CANAAN SCHOOLS
99 SCHOOL STREET
802-266-8910
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 278 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

Study Online in Canaan

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Canaan Government Officials


Are you an official in the Canaan government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104