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 very low, and there are 10 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: 13.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 18.2%

Crime Rate

18.93% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 84
  • Violent Crimes: 502
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 293
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

55.67% Higher than national avg.
  • 10 offenders in Canton
  • 36.50 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

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


Low 2.5%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 2.6%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

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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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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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 HEALTHY (444/453)
    Canton, MO has 98.01% 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: $36,625


Unemployment in Canton is 2.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.6% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 57.39%
White Collar - 42.61%


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

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1 Retirement Home view all

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