Canton, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,311 housing units in Canton. This represents a 20% growth from 3,592 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,023 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 288 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Canton is about 58.6%. Canton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 3.05 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Canton were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.70%
One Bedroom15.30%
Two Bedrooms28.80%
Three Bedrooms40.60%
Four Bedrooms10.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.07
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$53,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.01
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$240

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.20%
Home Equity Loan1.90%
Simple Mortgage49.80%
Debt Free43.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.1%