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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Canton is a town in Kansas with a population of 784. Canton is in McPherson County. Living in Canton offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Canton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Canton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$91,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$717
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Canton

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,667
National
$55,322
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Canton Reviews

1 review
I love our small own. It has such a friendly and "home-y" feel to it. It is also home to the McPherson County Fair Grounds and Canton-Galva High School, home of the Eagles. Our school system is amazing and the support from the community is even better.
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