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Canton is a city in McPherson County, in the McPherson metro area.

The community was named for Canton, OH
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Canton. For links to other places called Canton, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Canton is 38.386N. The longitude is -97.427W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,591 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 815.


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Median household income
Local
$34,808
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Canton demographic reports
Known for its twin water towers - one marked "hot" and the other marked "cold"
Local festivals include:
  • McPherson County Fair - July 19-22, 2007
  • Prairie Days - June 2-3, 2007
  • Victorian Spring Fling - April 28, 2007
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous - Oct. 5-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Canton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Maxwell Wildife Refuge
Historic routes: Santa Fe Trail

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Canton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McPherson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67428 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Canton residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $16,428, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% 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 $320.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $682.


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Libraries in Canton include Canton Carnegie Township Library ... View libraries

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McPherson 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 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other KS communities named Canton:
  �Kingman County township
  �McPherson County township

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