Canton, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Canton Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Canton Content

Also See: Canton, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Canton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Canton had a population of 1,978 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Canton is located at latitude 41.6571 and longitude -76.8527 in Bradford County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Canton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bradford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,224 feet.

The Borough of Canton (GNIS ID: 1214951) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Canton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Borough of Canton, PA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | PA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Bradford County | Pennsylvania Counties

Search the map for:

Canton, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,978
Population in Households 1,974
Population in Familes 1,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,721
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 865
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 494
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 939 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 465 (49.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $85,329
Average Home Value $107,375


Median Household Income $32,155
Average Household Income $41,047
Per Capita Income $17,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.23%
Households 0.24% -0.02%
Families -0.15% -0.24%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Canton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canton to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 647 63rd
Population Density1 # 779 56th
Diversity Index2 # 920 48th
Median Household Income # 1661 6th
Per Capita Income # 1652 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.