GA

National Population : 333,590,059
Georgia State Population : 10,835,660

About Canton, GA

Canton, GA is located in Cherokee County in the state of Georgia.

The total City Population for Canton is about 30,528 with about 649 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 114,188.

The Average Home Value is $264,100.00, which is roughly 47% higher than the Average Home Value of $139,998.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 29% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $81,624.50, which is roughly 39% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,600.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 30% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Canton is about 7.6%.

Georgia is ranked #51 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 7.47 out of 100.

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Voting

Cherokee County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 57.02% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 68.76%
Democratic: 29.55%
Libertarian: 1.69%


Nearby Locations

Waleska, GA (7.14 mi.)
Woodstock, GA (9.96 mi.)
White, GA (10.96 mi.)
Ball Ground, GA (11.75 mi.)
Rydal, GA (13.97 mi.)
Jasper, GA (14.64 mi.)
Big Canoe, GA (14.64 mi.)
Kennesaw, GA (15.14 mi.)
Alpharetta, GA (15.58 mi.)
Milton, GA (15.58 mi.)
Roswell, GA (16.22 mi.)
Emerson, GA (16.23 mi.)
Marietta, GA (17.45 mi.)
Acworth, GA (18.03 mi.)
Tate, GA (18.95 mi.)
Fairmount, GA (19.20 mi.)
Cartersville, GA (19.46 mi.)
Euharlee, GA (19.46 mi.)
Cumming, GA (19.91 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 30114, 30115
Latitude : 34.206758
Longitude : -84.394374
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 999 ft.
Area Code(s) : 770, 678, 470

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.88
Male Population Estimate : 37.20%
Female Population Estimate : 37.63%
Median Age : 35.8
Male Median Age : 34.9
Female Median Age : 36.5

White Population Estimate : 66.39%
Black Population Estimate : 4.50%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.67%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.33%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.70%
Other Population Estimate : 3.38%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Canton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Cherokee County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Cherokee County: About 93 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Cherokee County is about 43% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 68% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.