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Location of Canton, Minnesota
|• Total||1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)|
|• Land||1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,345 ft (410 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||333.66/sq mi (128.88/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2393733|
A post office called Canton has been in operation since 1882. Canton was incorporated in 1887. The city was named after Canton, Ohio.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 346 people, 162 households, and 88 families living in the city. The population density was 346.0 inhabitants per square mile (133.6/km2). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 177.0 per square mile (68.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.7% White and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.
There were 162 households, of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.7% were non-families. 40.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 43.3 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.
Mabel-Canton Public Schools operates area public schools.
The school colors of the pre-merger Canton School were blue and gold. The first graduating class at the Canton School did so in 1914. In 1966 it consolidated into Mabel-Canton.
In Spanish: Canton (Minnesota) para niños
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