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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 B minus
  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
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  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 91,920. 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
91,920

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$251,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,167
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    88.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    121
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    983.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    57.8
    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
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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