Canton, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,963 housing units in Canton. This represents a 5.9% growth from 1,854 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,923 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 40 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Canton is about 68.6%. Canton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.5%. Average household size is 2.1 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Canton were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom10.90%
Two Bedrooms34.80%
Three Bedrooms41.30%
Four Bedrooms9.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$75,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.99
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$275

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.70%
Home Equity Loan4.80%
Simple Mortgage39.70%
Debt Free51.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.3%