Canton Cherokee County, Georgia

Canton: County seat in Cherokee County, Georgia, USA

About

Canton is a city located in the county of Cherokee in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,958 and a population density of 471 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 32,347 inhabitants.

Canton Quick Facts

Population : 32,347 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Cherokee County
Phone Area Codes : 678-770
Area : 48.75 km2
Altitude : 955 feet / 291 meters
Capital city : Canton is capital of Cherokee County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:45:27 (30th September 2022)
Postal code : 30114
Density : 664 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 29.03% (2010-2020)
Canton locator map
Location of Canton on Georgia map.
Canton town square image
Canton town square
Canton town square image

Geography

Canton is located at 34°14'12"N 84°29'27"W (34.2367600, -84.4907600).

Canton map

Demographics

The population of Canton increased by 29.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,958 - census
2011 23,972 4.23% estimation process
2012 24,283 1.28% estimation process
2013 24,621 1.37% estimation process
2014 25,264 2.55% estimation process
2015 25,991 2.8% estimation process
2016 26,711 2.7% estimation process
2017 28,329 5.71% estimation process
2018 29,264 3.2% estimation process
2019 30,528 4.14% estimation process
2020 32,347 5.62% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,154
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,421
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,678
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,421
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.4%
People over 65 (%) : 21.2%
Female persons, % : 52.7%
White only, percent : 92.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 89.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 184
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.8%

Canton zip code is 30114. County name: Cherokee, County fips: 13057

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $349,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,396
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $898
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,163
2015-2019 Households : 2,152
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,826
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 100,752
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,917
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $106,932
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $71,507
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 824
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 419
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 352
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 68
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 718
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 649
2010 population per square mile : 5,118.1
2010 land area in square miles : 1.06

Best Things to Do in Canton

1 Etowah River Park

Rating: 4.7 (1155)

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Etowah River Park

2 Cherokee Lanes

Rating: 4.3 (584)

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Cherokee Lanes

3 Cherokee Veterans Park

Rating: 4.8 (580)

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Cherokee Veterans Park

4 J. B. Owens Park

Rating: 4.7 (367)

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J. B. Owens Park

5 Boling Park

Rating: 4.4 (331)

1200 Marietta Hwy, Canton, GA 30114, United States ➦ Show Map

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Boling Park

Where ot Eat in Canton

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.4 (2470)

715 Transit Ave, Canton, GA 30114, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.3 (1449)

2040 Cumming Hwy, Canton, GA 30115, United States ➦ Show Map

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

3 IHOP

Rating: 4.1 (1156)

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IHOP

4 Taco Mac Canton

Rating: 4.1 (1134)

1810 Cumming Hwy Suite 1100, Canton, GA 30115, United States ➦ Show Map

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Taco Mac Canton

5 La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant

Rating: 4.3 (990)

1810 Cumming Hwy Suite 1000, Canton, GA 30114, United States ➦ Show Map

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La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant

Where to Stay in Canton

1 Motel 6 Canton, GA

Rating: 3.8 (1208)

114 Riverpoint Pkwy, Canton, GA 30114, United States ➦ Show Map

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Motel 6 Canton, GA

2 Hampton Inn Atlanta-Canton

Rating: 4.4 (368)

710 Transit Ave, Canton, GA 30114, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn Atlanta-Canton

3 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Canton, GA

Rating: 4.2 (331)

705 Transit Ave, Canton, GA 30114, United States ➦ Show Map

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Canton, GA

4 Quality Inn & Suites Canton, Ga

Rating: 3.6 (252)

138 Keith Dr, Canton, GA 30114, United States ➦ Show Map

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Quality Inn & Suites Canton, Ga

5 Days Inn by Wyndham Canton

Rating: 3.8 (213)

101 Juniper St, Canton, GA 30114, United States ➦ Show Map

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Days Inn by Wyndham Canton

Other Places in Canton

1 Canton City Hall

Rating: 4.4 (8)

110 Academy St, Canton, GA 30114 ➦ Show Map

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Canton City Hall

2 City of Canton, Ga - Canton City Hall - Government Organization

Rating: 5 (1)

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City of Canton, Ga - Canton City Hall - Government Organization

3 Medical Associates

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People born in Canton (19)

People born in Canton, including actor-politician Sonny Landham, politician Joseph Mackey Brown, football player, offensive lineman, coach John Hannah, .

List

  • Chris Singleton (American basketball player) he was born in 21/11/1989
  • Bruce Miller (American football player) he was born in 06/08/1987
  • Joe Thomas (American basketball player) he was born in 09/03/1948
  • Albert John Henderson (United States federal judge) he was born in 12/12/1920
  • Charley Hannah (American football player) he was born in 26/07/1955
  • Bill Byrd (Negro league pitcher) he was born in 15/07/1907
  • Bob Hasty (American baseball player) he was born in 03/05/1896
  • Charles Martin (American football player, born 1959) he was born in 31/08/1959
  • Chase Miller (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 28/01/1987
  • Eli D. Hoyle (United States general) he was born in 19/07/1851
  • Jayson Foster (American football player) he was born in 22/07/1985
  • Mike Keown (American politician) he was born in 11/05/1954
  • Robert D. Rucker (105th justice appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court) he was born in 01/01/1952
  • J. Marshall Shepherd (American meteorologist)
  • Myrtle Brooke she was born in 01/01/1872
  • Tommy Pharr (American football player) he was born in 31/07/1947

Schools in Canton

College & universities near Canton, GA

Code Name City ZIP
140872 Reinhardt University Waleska (GA) 30183-2981

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canton, GA

Code Name Address Type
ATL Peachtree Station 1688 Peachtree Street, NW RAIL
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL

Post offices near Canton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Canton Post Office Canton (GA) 30114

Other places with the same name (18)

  • Canton , Michigan charter township in Wayne County, Michigan with a population of 86,825 people.
  • Canton , Massachusetts town in Massachusetts, United States with a population of 24,029 people.
  • Canton , Illinois city in Fulton County, Illinois, United States with a population of 13,265 people.
  • Canton , Ohio city in Stark County, Ohio, United States with a population of 12,470 people.
  • Canton , Mississippi city in Madison County, Mississippi, USA with a population of 11,799 people.
  • Canton , New York village in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States with a population of 11,024 people.
  • Canton , Connecticut town in Connecticut, United States with a population of 10,230 people.
  • Canton , North Carolina town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 4,369 people.
  • Canton , Texas city in Van Zandt County, Texas, United States with a population of 3,941 people.
  • Canton , Missouri city in Lewis County, Missouri, United States with a population of 2,314 people.
  • Canton , Pennsylvania borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 1,855 people.
  • Canton , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 1,097 people.
  • Canton , Minnesota city in Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 765 people.
  • Canton , Kansas city in Kansas, United States with a population of 688 people.
  • Canton , South Dakota city in and county seat of Lincoln County, South Dakota, United States with a population of 617 people.
  • Canton , Oklahoma town in Blaine County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 587 people.
  • Canton , Wisconsin town in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, USA with a population of 297 people.

Other cities in Cherokee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Woodstock 33,625 City in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States
Holly Springs 16,506 City in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States of America
Springfield 4,063 City in Effingham County, Georgia, United States
Ball Ground 2,315 City in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States of America
Waleska 969 City in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States
Andersonville 220 City in Sumter County, Georgia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Canton distances to largest Georgia cities