Canton, Missouri

Population 2,740

Canton is located in Lewis County, MO. The population is 2,740, making Canton the largest city in Lewis County.

There are 2 public schools in Canton with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Canton is low , and there are 15 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Canton is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Canton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Canton include Canton Township, La Grange and Lima Township.

Canton Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 11.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 19.7%

Crime Rate

5.49% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 210
  • Violent Crimes: 505
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 463
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

64.26% Higher than national avg.
  • 15 offenders in Canton
  • 54.74 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

40 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 13
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 26


Low 2.4%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 2.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Canton, MO and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Canton's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
1 Private School

Cedar Falls School

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15 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Housing Inventory

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5 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Canton, MO issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5 permits, 1 were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Canton, MO issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $409
  • 1 Bedroom: $482
  • 2 Bedrooms: $641
  • 3 Bedrooms: $848
  • 4 Bedrooms: $971

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Environmental Hazards

40 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (1517/1739)
    Canton, MO has 87.23% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Canton, MO is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.9 Average
    Canton, MO is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 25.73°
  • February 29.95°
  • March 43.55°
  • April 54°
  • May 64.32°
  • June 73.73°
  • July 77.97°
  • August 74.82°
  • September 66.53°
  • October 55.02°
  • November 44.05°
  • December 30.55°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Canton, MO

Canton, MO has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Canton, MO has no risk of hurricanes.
Canton, MO has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Canton, MO has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Canton, MO: $37,604


Unemployment in Canton is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.4% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 55.48%
White Collar - 44.52%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Sam Graves

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

3 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Canton, MO

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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