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Canton City, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Canton City had a population of 44 as of July 1, 2017. Canton City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Canton City is located at latitude 48.6879 and longitude -97.6677 in Pembina County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canton City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The City of Canton City (GNIS ID: 1035953) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Canton City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Canton City, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 17
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.45
Population in Households 44
Population in Familes 37
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 304
Diversity Index3 0


Median Household Income $72,347
Average Household Income $88,190
Per Capita Income $37,581


Total Housing Units 33 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $131,250
Average Home Value $159,783


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 1.69
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.46%
Households 0.0% -0.78%
Families 6.54% -1.08%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Canton City, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canton City to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 327 18th
Population Density # 222 45th
Diversity Index # 400 5th
Median Household Income # 65 84th
Per Capita Income # 111 73rd

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