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Canton is a town in Blaine County.

The community was named for Cantonment, a nearby military post

The latitude of Canton is 36.053N. The longitude is -98.588W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,585 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 597.


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Median household income
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$23,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Canton demographic reports

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27% of Canton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canton was $18,591, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Canton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Canton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $198.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $540.


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Blaine County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canton political report.

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The average commute time for Canton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Canton, OK

Pros: It is a small town with friendly and familiar faces.

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