MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Canton, MS

Canton, MS is located in Madison County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Canton is about 14,048 with about 219 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 31,428.

The Average Home Value is $149,500.00, which is roughly 39% higher than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 21% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $46,689.00, which is roughly 16% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 19% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Canton is about 5.1%.

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Madison County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 21.39% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 55.31%
Democratic: 43.48%
Libertarian: 0.62%
Other: 0.51%
Green: 0.07%


Nearby Locations

Camden, MS (12.83 mi.)
Vaughan, MS (12.90 mi.)
Madison, MS (13.57 mi.)
Ridgeland, MS (16.65 mi.)
Pickens, MS (17.42 mi.)
Flora, MS (17.99 mi.)
Jackson, MS (19.82 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39046
Latitude : 32.626828
Longitude : -90.022923
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 247 ft.
Area Code(s) : 601

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.82
Male Population Estimate : 40.58%
Female Population Estimate : 43.41%
Median Age : 32.7
Male Median Age : 31.2
Female Median Age : 34.1

White Population Estimate : 21.67%
Black Population Estimate : 59.12%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.70%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.37%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.11%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.38%
Other Population Estimate : 2.93%

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 Madison County: About 8 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Madison County: About 155 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Madison County is about 48% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 46% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.