NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Canton, NY

Canton, NY is located in St. Lawrence County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Canton is about 11,134 with about 41 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 11,299.

The Average Home Value is $124,700.00, which is roughly 53% lower than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 34% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $60,016.00, which is roughly 13% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 4% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Canton is about 9.4%.

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

St. Lawrence County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 21.32% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 54.36%
Democratic: 42.77%
Other: 1.46%
Libertarian: 0.97%
Green: 0.44%


Nearby Locations

Hermon, NY (8.88 mi.)
De Kalb Jct, NY (10.31 mi.)
Potsdam, NY (10.47 mi.)
Colton, NY (11.04 mi.)
Madrid, NY (11.44 mi.)
Lisbon, NY (13.19 mi.)
De Peyster, NY (13.85 mi.)
Norwood, NY (14.46 mi.)
Heuvelton, NY (14.57 mi.)
Russell, NY (14.82 mi.)
Degrasse, NY (14.82 mi.)
South Colton, NY (15.22 mi.)
West Stockholm, NY (16.33 mi.)
W Stockholm, NY (16.33 mi.)
Parishville, NY (16.47 mi.)
Norfolk, NY (16.62 mi.)
Richville, NY (16.96 mi.)
Ogdensburg, NY (18.38 mi.)
Chase Mills, NY (19.35 mi.)
Waddington, NY (19.50 mi.)
Edwards, NY (19.83 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 13617
Latitude : 44.588391
Longitude : -75.162062
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 399 ft.
Area Code(s) : 315, 680

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.35
Male Population Estimate : 49.25%
Female Population Estimate : 50.75%
Median Age : 26.1
Male Median Age : 24.8
Female Median Age : 27.8

White Population Estimate : 93.62%
Black Population Estimate : 4.28%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.85%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.70%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.14%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.05%
Other Population Estimate : 1.04%

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 St. Lawrence County: About 1 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2020)

Average # of Violent Crimes for St. Lawrence County: About 146 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

St. Lawrence County is about 67% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 49% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.