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Demographics

People

Total Population3,672
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+1,650
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.9%
Median Earnings25+$36,327
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,953

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,195
% Above Poverty Level82.6%
% Below Poverty Level17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone39.8%
Median Gross Rent$968
Median House Value$94,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.5%
Irish14.7%
English11.2%
German10.3%
French Except Basque3.4%
Italian2.3%
Hungarian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Scottish0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Welsh0.1%
US/American0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Canton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Van Zandt County
Standard Zip Codes75103
Phone Area Codes430,903
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.54
Approximate Longitude-95.86

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)

StationWILLS POINT
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp50 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 77 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches
StationKAUFMAN 3 SE
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp32 to 54 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp72 to 95 F
Oct Temp54 to 78 F
Annual Precip38.9 inches
StationATHENS
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp73 to 93 F
Oct Temp55 to 78 F
Annual Precip42 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Edgewood1,669$50,694
Fruitvale552$38,750
Grand Saline3,099$38,906
Mabank3,415$50,765

Canton Public Libraries

Van Zandt County Library
317 1ST MONDAY LN
Canton, Texas
(903) 567-4276

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Canton Public Schools

Canton El
1163 S Buffalo St
ZIP: 75103
(903) 567-6521
Primary
Total Enrollment 537
Canton H S
1110 W Hwy 243
ZIP: 75103
(903) 567-6561
High
Total Enrollment 594
Canton Int
1190 W Hwy 243
ZIP: 75103
(903) 567-6418
Primary
Total Enrollment 448
Canton J H
1115 S Buffalo St
ZIP: 75103
(903) 567-4329
Middle
Total Enrollment 483
Ranch Academy
3120 Vzcr 2318
ZIP: 75103
(903) 479-3601
High
Total Enrollment 76
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