Canton employment information

Income per capita$14,631$26,006$28,555
Median household income$34,338$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,483$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,707$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$7,398$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$14,968$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level18.2%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Canton is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Canton is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Canton is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Canton is 17% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Canton median earnings by income bracket

Canton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%1.0%
Manufacturing sector22.6%0.8%
Financial & insurance services0.6%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.1%7.4%
Public administration1.9%0.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.7%0.8%
Education, health & social services35.3%60.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monticello, MO143$74,37539%
Mendon, IL851$49,2198%
La Grange, MO1,021$41,17223%
Quincy, IL40,782$40,88624%
Ursa, IL596$39,37526%
Canton, MO2,544$34,33836%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Statham, GA2,544$43,67018%
Sumiton, AL2,544$44,67916%
Granville, NY2,544$32,18840%
Weston Lakes, TX2,544$155,667191%
Pleasant Ridge, MI2,544$100,54388%
Canton, MO2,544$34,33836%
Source: The Canton, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.