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.