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Canton is a borough in Bradford County, in the Sayre metro area.
The community was named for Canton, CT.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Canton. For links to other places called Canton, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Canton is 41.656N. The longitude is -76.853W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,227 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,755.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Canton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bradford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17724 ZIP code.
21% of Canton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canton was $13,537, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Canton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Canton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $249. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $703.
Libraries in Canton include Green Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Canton include NEPA Daily
Bradford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canton political report.
The average commute time for Canton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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