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Population (year 2000): 8,840. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,932 (+12.4% change)
Males: 4,283 (48.5%), Females: 4,557 (51.5%)

Hartford County

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $65,013 (year 2000)
Median house value: $178,800 (year 2000)

Canton, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Canton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.6%), English (17.7%), Italian (15.9%), German (15.5%), Polish (10.4%), French (8.5%).Connecticut

Elevation: 347 feet

Canton,

For population 25 years and over in Canton

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton town

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

5.2% Foreign born (2.9% Europe, 0.9% North America, 0.6% Asia).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT Bristol, (10.2 miles pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (72.5 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (104.6 miles www.VCApets.com )

Nearest cities: Valley, CT (0.7 miles Canton CT (1.8 miles Collinsville, CT (4.5 miles Avon, Simsbury, CT (4.8 miles West CT (5.0 miles Weatogue, CT (6.2 miles Burlington, Hartford Center, CT (6.7 miles New Hartford, CT New (7.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 33 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2003: 89 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2004: 147 buildings, average cost: $243,500

Latitude: 41.82 N, Longitude: 72.89 W

Area code: 860

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (16.2%), Manufacturing (13.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.1%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Crime in Canton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 11.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 7 4 4 2
    per 100,000 79.2 45.2 45.2 22.6
Burglaries 21 32 28 26
    per 100,000 237.6 362.0 316.7 294.1
Thefts 79 94 81 99
    per 100,000 893.7 1063.3 916.3 1119.9
Auto thefts 5 2 3 4
    per 100,000 56.6 22.6 33.9 45.2
76.1 78.7 70.6 73.5

Average climate in Canton, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Canton city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category 4 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Canton:
  • JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; FARMINGTON, CT)
  • BRISTOL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BRISTOL, CT)
  • HEBREW HOME AND HOSPITAL, INC (about 11 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Canton, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Canton:
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 18 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 19 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 27 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; ID: BAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Canton:
  • MOUNTAIN MEADOW AIRSTRIP (about 9 miles; BURLINGTON, CT; ID: 22B)
  • ROBERTSON FIELD (about 11 miles; PLAINVILLE, CT; ID: 4B8)
  • SIMSBURY (about 11 miles; SIMSBURY, CT; ID: 4B9)

Amtrak stations near Canton:
  • 16 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 11 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,557)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,967)
  • TRINITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; WATERBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 2,834)
  • WESTFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 25 miles; WESTFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,058)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,993)
Public high school in Canton:
  • CANTON JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 728; Location: 76 SYMONDS AVE.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Canton:
  • CHERRY BROOK SCHOOL (Students: 513; Location: 4 BARBOURTOWN RD.; Grades: PK - 03)
  • CANTON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 39 DYER AVE.; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 39 DYER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Library in Canton:
  • CANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $333,265; Location: 40 DYER AVE; 43,164 books; 1,453 audio materials; 1,110 video materials; 149 serial subscriptions)

Canton compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF)
  • WTMI (1290 AM; 1 kW; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WZBG (97.3 FM; LITCHFIELD, CT; Owner: LOCAL GIRLS & BOYS B/CASTING CORP.)
TV broadcast stations around Canton:
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

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