ME

National Population : 333,590,059
Maine State Population : 1,327,423

About Canton, ME

Canton, ME is located in Oxford County in the state of Maine.

The total City Population for Canton is about 855 with about 11 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,098.

The Average Home Value is $117,400.00, which is roughly 34% lower than the Average Home Value of $177,874.00 for the state of Maine, and roughly 38% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $45,938.00, which is roughly 15% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $53,830.00 for the state of Maine, and roughly 20% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Canton is about 8%.

Maine is ranked #11 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 68.97 out of 100.

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Voting

Oxford County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 16.64% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 52.35%
Democratic: 43.64%
Libertarian: 1.92%
Other: 1.06%
Green: 1.03%


Nearby Locations

Livermore, ME (6.11 mi.)
Peru, ME (7.39 mi.)
Jay, ME (7.87 mi.)
Sumner, ME (8.52 mi.)
Buckfield, ME (9.41 mi.)
Hartford, ME (9.41 mi.)
Dixfield, ME (10.82 mi.)
Carthage, ME (10.82 mi.)
Kents Hill, ME (12.52 mi.)
Fayette, ME (12.52 mi.)
Turner, ME (12.62 mi.)
Leeds, ME (12.65 mi.)
Wayne, ME (12.78 mi.)
Perkins Twp, ME (13.26 mi.)
Wilton, ME (13.26 mi.)
Hebron, ME (14.33 mi.)
Mexico, ME (14.34 mi.)
Rumford Point, ME (14.50 mi.)
Rumford Center, ME (14.50 mi.)
Rumford Ctr, ME (14.50 mi.)
Rumford, ME (14.50 mi.)
Milton Twp, ME (14.73 mi.)
Bryant Pond, ME (14.73 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 04221
Latitude : 44.434510
Longitude : -70.335724
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 518 ft.
Area Code(s) : 207

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.30
Male Population Estimate : 48.91%
Female Population Estimate : 51.09%
Median Age : 47.5
Male Median Age : 45.9
Female Median Age : 49.0

White Population Estimate : 99.09%
Black Population Estimate : 0.64%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.91%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.36%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.00%
Other Population Estimate : 0.36%

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 Oxford County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2015)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Oxford County: About 112 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Oxford County is about 22% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 61% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.