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Canton Charter Township
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Canton Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 98,251. Canton Charter Township is in Wayne County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Canton Charter Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Canton Charter Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Canton Charter Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Canton Charter Township are highly rated.

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About Canton Charter Township...
Population
98,251

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$329,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,381
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Canton Charter Township Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    162.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    19.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    10.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    45.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    872.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    108.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Canton Charter Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$113,609
National
$75,149

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