Canton, Van Zandt County, Texas

Canton is a city in Van Zandt County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 3,578. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.19 square miles. The population density was 689 people per square mile. The median age was 45 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 111 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
3,578 residents
Population Change
+8.7% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
45 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
19.1% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
1,882 residents
Population Females
1,696 residents
Population Urban
91% of residents
Population Rural
9% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
1.3% Oceania, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Europe
Daytime Population Change
+2,659 (+71.8%)
Live and Work in the City
956 (53%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.4% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Canton Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Canton Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Canton Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $398,213
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $109,418 (State: $152,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$40,718 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $874
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $297 – $507
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $880
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              82 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,651 (2.10%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,420 (1.50%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $40,325 (State: $55,653)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$8,227 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $25,052
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$7,701 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Trinity Valley Community College
                      about 25 miles
                      Athens, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 5,333
                    • Tyler Junior College
                      about 38 miles
                      Tyler, TX
                      FT enrollment: 8,104
                    • The University of Texas at Tyler
                      about 40 miles
                      Tyler, TX
                      FT enrollment: 5,774
                    • Texas A & M University-Commerce
                      about 48 miles
                      Commerce, TX
                      FT enrollment: 8,890
                    • Navarro College
                      about 50 miles
                      Corsicana, TX
                      FT enrollment: 7,711
                    • Eastfield College
                      about 50 miles
                      Mesquite, TX
                      FT enrollment: 8,323
                    • Cedar Valley College
                      about 53 miles
                      Lancaster, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,603

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • RANCH ACADEMY
                      Students: 44
                      Location: 3120 VZCR 2318
                      Grades: 8-12
                      Charter school
                    • CANTON H S
                      Location: 1110 W HWY 243
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • CANTON J H
                      Students: 570
                      Location: 1115 S BUFFALO ST
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • CANTON EL
                      Students: 488
                      Location: 1163 S BUFFALO ST
                      Grades: PK-2
                    • CANTON INT
                      Students: 484
                      Location: 1190 W HWY 243
                      Grades: 3-5
                    Canton Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    18 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    13 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    3.63 policemen (State: 2.09)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Canton Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              6 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.16 (State: 1.47)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.19 (State: 0.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              6 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.16 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              32 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              6.18 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              29 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              5.60 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              1,494

                              Hospitals in Canton

                              • CANTON GROUP HOME MILLCREEK FEMALES
                                1611 MILLCREEK
                              • CANTON GROUP HOME SHORT STREET MALE
                                205 SHORT ST
                              • CANTON HEALTHCARE CENTER
                                1661 S BUFFALO
                              • CANTON NURSING CENTER
                                1661 SOUTH BUFFALO STREET
                              • CANTON OAKS
                                1901 S TRADE DAYS BLVD
                              • HERITAGE MANOR OF CANTON
                                901 W COLLEGE ST
                              • US RENAL CARE CANTON DIALYSIS
                                400 EAST STATE HIGHWAY 243
                                SUITE 14

                              Airports & Heliports in Canton

                              • Canton-Hackney Airport
                                7F5
                              • Dennis’s Flying Farm Airport
                                TA86
                              • Goode Field Airport
                                TX43
                              • Rhines Roost Airport
                                91TA
                              • Thompson Field Airport
                                1TA7

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Canton by Race (According to 2015)

                                   

                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)

                                     

                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)

                                       

                                        Natural Disasters in Canton

                                         
                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          113% (Greater then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          79% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          13 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          7 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          6 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Canton: 75103, 75169
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