|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Canton is 10,688. Canton, Mississippi is the 2,987th largest city in the US.
Canton is located entirely in Madison County.
The peak population of Canton was in 2010, when its population was 13,189. In 2010, Canton was the 2,413th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,987th largest city in the US. Canton is currently 19.0% smaller than it was in 2010.
Canton has shrunk 17.2% since the year 2000. Canton, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Canton has a population density of 621.1 people per square mile.
|3152||Bay St. Louis||10,009||-12.3%|
|2985||Pine Hill, New Jersey||10,699||-1.5%|
|2991||West Haverstraw, New York||10,679||3.5%|
|2992||Pineville, North Carolina||10,678||76.5%|
The total voting age population of Canton, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,679. The voting age population is 45.9% male and 54.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Canton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Canton are 73.0% Black, 21.4% White, 2.4% Other, 1.6% Asian, 1.3% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 8.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Canton, 25.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.1%. On a per-household basis, 19.8% of families are below the poverty line in Canton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.6% of Canton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.9% of Canton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.0% have a bachelor's degree and 6.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Canton residents aged 5 and older, 8.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Canton is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Canton, 19.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Canton is $33,634.
In Canton, 42.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.8% of housing units in Canton.
Of all the housing units in Canton, 7.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Canton, 23.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Canton is $777.
In Canton, 75.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.