Canton Information

Canton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Canton, MA

General Canton Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Norfolk County

Close cities: Sharon, MA, Dedham, MA, Stoughton, MA, East Walpole, MA, Milton, MA, Holbrook, MA, Avon, MA, Randolph, MA, Norwood, MA, Westwood, MA, Walpole, MA

Canton Population (census data)
Total 21,916 (+4.4% since 2000)
Male 10,343 (47.2%)
Female 11,573 (52.8%)

Population Density: 1,158 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 128.3 (US Avg is 100)

Canton Elevation: 100 feet above sea level

Land Area: 18.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $86,483

Zip Codes: 02021.

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Canton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (33.1%)
  • Italian (17.3%)
  • English (9.9%)
  • German (6.2%)
  • Polish (4.3%)
  • United States (4.0%)
Foriegn Born: 1,791 people (8.2%)
  • Europe (68.6%)
  • Asia (31.4%)

Local Canton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Boston University, Harvard University, Northeastern University

Canton School Information

High Schools
Canton High (900 Washington Street, Canton, MA, 02021 - Canton District)
Middle Schools
Wm H Galvin Middle (55 Pecunit Street, Canton, MA, 02021 - Canton District)
Other/Private Schools
Blue Hills Regional Vocational Tech (800 Randolph Street, Canton, MA, 02021 - Blue Hills Vocational District)
Dean S Luce (45 Independence, Canton, MA, 02021 - Canton District)
John F Kennedy (100 Dedham Street, Canton, MA, 02021 - Canton District)
Lt Peter M Hansen (25 Pecunit Street, Canton, MA, 02021 - Canton District)

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