Latest Data (2017)
Population 27,936
Nationwide Rank 1343

Quick Facts

Canton, Georgia is the 1,343rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Canton, Georgia is a city.

Canton, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Canton had its largest population ever.

Canton, Georgia is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 96% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Canton, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1333 Rexburg, Idaho 28,337 59.2%
1334 Lafayette, Colorado 28,328 21.2%
1335 Marion, Indiana 28,327 -12.3%
1336 Hobart, Indiana 28,255 10.8%
1337 Enterprise, Alabama 28,247 33.4%
1338 East Chicago, Indiana 28,215 -12.7%
1339 Oakdale, Minnesota 28,083 4.9%
1340 Glen Ellyn, Illinois 28,045 2.9%
1341 Saratoga Springs, New York 28,027 6.0%
1342 Lansing, Illinois 27,962 -1.2%
1343 Canton, Georgia 27,936 228.8%
1344 Winchester, Virginia 27,932 17.8%
1345 Bergenfield, New Jersey 27,927 6.4%
1346 Millville, New Jersey 27,918 4.0%
1347 Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 27,906 240.4%
1348 Big Spring, Texas 27,905 11.1%
1349 Middletown, New York 27,891 9.9%
1350 Slidell, Louisiana 27,883 8.5%
1351 Fridley, Minnesota 27,853 1.3%
1352 Garfield Heights, Ohio 27,835 -9.2%
1353 Elmira, New York 27,773 -10.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
702 Stonecrest 54,471
719 Brookhaven 53,518
771 Dunwoody 49,609
881 Peachtree Corners 43,268
945 Gainesville 40,359 53.2%
993 Milton 38,924 150.7%
994 Newnan 38,909 136.1%
1056 Rome 36,375 2.2%
1067 Tucker 36,130
1093 East Point 35,282 -12.9%
1094 Peachtree City 35,262 11.1%
1118 Kennesaw 34,344 60.3%
1135 Dalton 33,748 19.1%
1137 Douglasville 33,675 72.9%
1157 Hinesville 33,140 9.9%
1205 Woodstock 31,564 180.8%
1212 Statesboro 31,379 36.9%
1251 LaGrange 30,472 15.4%
1269 Lawrenceville 29,873 29.8%
1288 Duluth 29,463 27.9%
1289 Chamblee 29,428 208.6%
1299 Stockbridge 29,114 163.8%
1343 Canton 27,936 228.8%
1396 Carrollton 26,815 34.0%
1523 McDonough 24,755 190.7%
1581 Decatur 23,832 30.5%
1582 Pooler 23,816 247.6%
1613 Sugar Hill 23,180 97.5%
1639 Griffin 22,770 -1.2%
1647 Acworth 22,698 60.7%
1719 Union City 21,370 78.2%
1749 Cartersville 20,978 30.1%
1836 Forest Park 19,823 -7.5%
1841 Snellville 19,738 14.6%
1861 Suwanee 19,549 94.9%
1938 Milledgeville 18,575 -1.4%
1942 Thomasville 18,515 1.6%
1982 St. Marys 18,019 20.9%
2002 Fayetteville 17,802 56.2%
2061 Kingsland 17,077 57.1%
2079 Norcross 16,845 99.7%
2092 Tifton 16,733 6.3%
2097 Perry 16,684 62.8%
2123 Riverdale 16,439 30.6%
2126 Calhoun 16,414 52.0%
2144 Brunswick 16,287 4.9%
2149 Winder 16,244 54.7%
2172 Conyers 16,015 38.1%
2191 Dublin 15,811 -2.1%
2223 Fairburn 15,520 148.7%
2236 Americus 15,400 -9.9%
2241 Villa Rica 15,345 240.5%
2270 Powder Springs 15,052 16.6%
2276 College Park 14,959 -26.2%
2289 Buford 14,868 32.5%
2357 Moultrie 14,160 -2.3%
2362 Grovetown 14,109 128.5%
2368 Covington 14,044 17.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 27,936 1,343
2016 26,340 1,415
2015 25,469 1,450
2014 24,801 1,484
2013 24,163 1,517
2012 23,791 1,526
2011 23,441 1,533
2010 22,958 1,551
2009 23,073 1,521
2008 22,471 1,544
2007 21,298 1,609
2006 19,434 1,705
2005 17,579 1,829
2004 15,267 2,037
2003 13,445 2,234
2002 11,620 2,486
2001 9,840 2,795
2000 8,494 3,103
1990 5,778 3,688