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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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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.
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.
Libraries in Canton include Canton Carnegie Township Library ... View libraries
McPherson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canton political report.
The average commute time for Canton workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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