Canton, Minnesota facts for kids
Location of Canton, Minnesota
|• Total||1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)|
|• Land||1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,345 ft (410 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||348|
|• Density||346.0/sq mi (133.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|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.
As of the census of 2010, there were 346 people, 162 households, and 88 families residing 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 500 people, 437 households, and 94 families residing in the city. The population density was 341.9 people per square mile (132.4/km²). There were 171 housing units at an average density of 170.4 per square mile (66.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.
There were 157 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.79.
In the city, the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 86.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,409, and the median income for a family was $25,972. Males had a median income of $22,917 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,373. About 14.9% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 19.8% of those age 65 or over.
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