Latest Data (2018)
Population 12,232
Nationwide Rank 2661

Quick Facts

Canton, Mississippi is the 2,661st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Canton, Mississippi is a city.

Canton, Mississippi is currently 7.3% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Canton, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Canton, Mississippi Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2651 Blue Ash, Ohio 12,274 -1.9%
2652 Santaquin, Utah 12,274 136.0%
2653 Artesia, New Mexico 12,268 14.0%
2654 Ottawa, Kansas 12,267 2.3%
2655 West Plains, Missouri 12,257 12.0%
2656 Coldwater, Michigan 12,250 17.7%
2657 Gladstone, Oregon 12,244 6.8%
2658 Eatontown, New Jersey 12,242 -12.8%
2659 South Charleston, West Virginia 12,240 -9.7%
2660 Northlake, Illinois 12,235 3.0%
2661 Canton, Mississippi 12,232 -5.3%
2662 Ringwood, New Jersey 12,226 -1.5%
2663 South Miami, Florida 12,219 14.2%
2664 Somerville, New Jersey 12,202 -1.0%
2665 Cottonwood, Arizona 12,199 29.9%
2666 Freeport, Texas 12,195 -4.0%
2667 Clayton, California 12,192 12.9%
2668 Poquoson, Virginia 12,190 5.2%
2669 Sylacauga, Alabama 12,186 -6.3%
2670 Escanaba, Michigan 12,181 -7.1%
2671 Woodward, Oklahoma 12,162 3.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1569 Ridgeland 24,188 18.9%
1571 Brandon 24,156 36.4%
1586 Columbus 23,853 -7.8%
1683 Vicksburg 22,136 -15.9%
1716 Pascagoula 21,685 -17.1%
1950 Gautier 18,566 10.1%
1955 Laurel 18,478 1.1%
2009 Ocean Springs 17,809 3.1%
2150 Hernando 16,317 101.8%
2204 Long Beach 15,824 -8.3%
2255 Clarksdale 15,304 -25.6%
2283 Natchez 15,009 -18.3%
2334 Corinth 14,485 3.0%
2422 D'Iberville 13,831 74.8%
2428 Greenwood 13,790 -25.2%
2465 Bay St. Louis 13,515 18.3%
2484 Moss Point 13,378 -15.5%
2536 McComb 13,045 -2.1%
2618 Grenada 12,466 -15.9%
2661 Canton 12,232 -5.3%
2683 Brookhaven 12,089 -6.7%
2762 Byram 11,655
2789 Cleveland 11,501 -16.4%
2872 Picayune 11,008 4.4%
2903 Yazoo City 10,825 -10.9%
2931 Petal 10,674 8.2%
2961 West Point 10,520 -13.2%
3225 Indianola 9,252 -22.9%
3230 Flowood 9,219 65.5%
3349 New Albany 8,761 13.8%
3352 Booneville 8,740 1.2%
3581 Diamondhead 8,044
3591 Senatobia 8,010 14.1%
3710 Holly Springs 7,652 -3.9%
3835 Batesville 7,257 -2.7%
3859 Richland 7,187 15.0%
3861 Philadelphia 7,172 -2.8%
3959 Amory 6,871 -9.4%
3964 Kosciusko 6,837 -7.1%
4160 Waveland 6,322 -20.6%
4193 Louisville 6,227 -11.0%
4220 Pontotoc 6,144 13.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 12,232 2,661
2017 12,725 2,573
2016 13,643 2,422
2015 13,676 2,411
2014 13,713 2,386
2013 13,263 2,441
2012 13,218 2,429
2011 13,200 2,428
2010 13,189 2,413
2009 12,572 2,477
2008 12,542 2,469
2007 12,540 2,448
2006 12,557 2,414
2005 12,512 2,407
2004 12,830 2,339
2003 12,866 2,319
2002 12,955 2,283
2001 12,975 2,262
2000 12,920 2,253
1990 12,534 2,042