Canton demographics profile

StatisticCantonGeorgiaNational
Population25,02210,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,38016791
Median age32.336.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Speak English73%86%79%
Speak Spanish22%8%13%
Canton, GA has a population of 25,022 and is the 1,730th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,380 per sq mi which is 727% higher than the Georgia average and 1423% higher than the national average. The median age in Canton is 32 which is approximately 11% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Canton, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 73% speak English and 22% speak Spanish. 44% of Canton residents were born in Georgia, 37% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Canton is 727% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Canton is 11% lower than Georgia.
  • In Canton 71.52% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Canton 13.36% of the population is African American.
  • In Canton 1.82% of the population is Asian.

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Canton population breakdown by race

RaceCantonGeorgiaNational
Caucasian71.52%59.80%73.35%
African American13.36%31.17%12.63%
Asian1.82%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.01%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.29%2.20%3.06%
Other race11.01%2.79%4.75%
In Canton, 24.9% 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 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).