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Canton, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Canton, Oklahoma
Location of Canton, Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Blaine
Area
 • Total 0.520487 sq mi (1.348056 km2)
 • Land 0.520487 sq mi (1.348056 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,591 ft (485 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 625
 • Density 1,200.8/sq mi (463.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73724
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-11600
GNIS feature ID 1090931

Canton is a town in Blaine County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 625 at the 2010 census.

Geography

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(36.055563, -98.588991).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 703
1920 582 −17.2%
1930 797 36.9%
1940 775 −2.8%
1950 959 23.7%
1960 887 −7.5%
1970 844 −4.8%
1980 854 1.2%
1990 632 −26.0%
2000 618 −2.2%
2010 625 1.1%
Est. 2015 615 −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 618 people, 268 households, and 165 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,186.3 people per square mile (458.9/km²). There were 322 housing units at an average density of 618.1 per square mile (239.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.66% White, 10.68% Native American, 3.40% from other races, and 2.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.53% of the population.

There were 268 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,250, and the median income for a family was $35,750. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,179 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,591. About 11.4% of families and 16.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.0% of those under age 18 and 17.2% of those age 65 or over.


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