Canton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,27916891
Median age32.935.837.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%54%55%
Speak English76%87%79%
Speak Spanish21%8%13%
Canton, GA has a population of 23,841 and is the 1,804th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,279 per sq mi which is 659% higher than the Georgia average and 1311% higher than the national average. The median age in Canton is 33 which is approximately 8% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Canton, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 76% speak English and 21% speak Spanish. 46% of Canton residents were born in Georgia, 38% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Canton is 659% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Canton is 8% lower than Georgia.
  • In Canton 70.72% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Canton 13.92% of the population is African American.
  • In Canton 1.41% of the population is Asian.

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Canton population breakdown by race

African American13.92%30.85%12.60%
American Indian0.08%0.25%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.17%
Mixed race1.61%2.03%2.91%
Other race12.26%2.90%4.70%
In Canton, 23.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Canton, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.