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Demographics

People

Total Population4,182
Male Share of the Population45.8%
Female Share of the Population54.2%
Senior Citizens21.4%
Employed Population 16+1,868
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married49.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,891
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,192
Median Earnings With High School Degree$15,350

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,000
% Above Poverty Level89.5%
% Below Poverty Level10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$613
Median House Value$133,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.4%
English14.8%
Irish10.2%
Scottish3.8%
Swedish1.8%
Italian1.6%
Polish1.4%
Welsh1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
French Except Basque0.9%
Ukrainian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Dutch0.5%
German0.4%
African0.4%
US/American0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Swiss0.1%
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Canton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Haywood County
Standard Zip Codes28716
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.54
Approximate Longitude-82.84

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)

StationCANTON 1 SW
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp23 to 46 F
Apr Temp38 to 66 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip41.9 inches
StationBENT CREEK
Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 69 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip47.7 inches
StationCATALOOCHEE
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp37 to 66 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp38 to 67 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Asheville87,531$61,870
Biltmore Forest1,516$177,750
Clyde1,226$56,174
Maggie Valley1,767$45,278
Waynesville9,788$45,208
Weaverville3,886$55,559

Canton Public Schools

Bethel Elementary
4700 Old River Road
ZIP: 28716
(828) 646-3448
Primary
Total Enrollment 505
Canton Middle
60 Penland St
ZIP: 28716
(828) 646-3467
Middle
Total Enrollment 576
Meadowbrook Elementary
85 Morningstar Rd
ZIP: 28716
(828) 646-3445
Primary
Total Enrollment 373
North Canton Elementary
60 Thompson St
ZIP: 28716
(828) 646-3444
Primary
Total Enrollment 368
Pisgah High
1 Black Bear Drive
ZIP: 28716
(828) 646-3440
High
Total Enrollment 1013

Canton Private Schools

Bethel Christian Academy
100 Park St
ZIP: 28716
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 15
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