Canton Information

Canton Information

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

General Canton Information

State: New York

County: St Lawrence County

Close cities: Oswegatchie, NY, Russell, NY, Hannawa Falls, NY, De Kalb Junction, NY, Heuvelton, NY, Pyrites, NY, Lisbon, NY, Madrid, NY, Rensselaer Falls, NY, Potsdam, NY, Hermon, NY

Canton Population (census data)
Total 6,056 (+3.2% since 2000)
Male 3,045 (50.3%)
Female 3,011 (49.7%)

Population Density: 1,872 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.3 (US Avg is 100)

Canton Elevation: 409 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.24 square miles

Median Household Income: $47,088

Zip Codes: 13617.

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Canton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (91.2%)
  • Black (4.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (20.7%)
  • English (17.9%)
  • German (12.5%)
  • French (9.4%)
  • Italian (7.1%)
  • United States (5.0%)
Foriegn Born: 296 people (4.9%)
  • Latin America (35.4%)
  • North America (27.1%)
  • Europe (25.0%)
  • Asia (12.5%)

Local Canton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Mets, New York Yankees
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks,
NHL Hockey: New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders

Canton School Information

High Schools
H. C. Williams Senior High School (99 State Street, Canton, NY, 13617 - Canton Central School District District)
Middle Schools
J. M. McKenney Middle School (99 State Street, Canton, NY, 13617 - Canton Central School District District)
Elementary Schools
F. S. Banford Elementary School (99 State Street, Canton, NY, 13617 - Canton Central School District District)

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