Canton, SD Population

Population: 3,110. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,165 (+1.8% change)
Males: 1,506 (48.4%), Females: 1,604 (51.6%)

Lincoln County

Zip code: 57013

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $38,654
Median house value: $75,300

Races in Canton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (41.2%), Norwegian (32.6%), Dutch (11.2%), Irish (9.2%), English (5.7%), Swedish (4.9%).

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Canton

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

2.1% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +277 (+9.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Canton:

  • CANTON-INWOOD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (440 N HIAWATHA DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Canton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Canton:

  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 21 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 61 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • SIOUX GATEWAY/COL. BUD DAY FIELD (about 64 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Abbreviation: SUX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Canton:

  • CANTON MUNI (about 2 miles; CANTON, SD; Abbreviation: 7G9)
  • MARV SKIE-LINCOLN COUNTY (about 18 miles; TEA, SD; Abbreviation: Y14)
  • HAWARDEN MUNI (about 20 miles; HAWARDEN, IA; Abbreviation: 2Y2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 42 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 81 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 108 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,524)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 119 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)

Schools

Public high school in Canton:

  • CANTON HI SCH (Students: 315; Location: 800 N MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Canton:

  • E O LAWRENCE ELEM (Students: 353; Location: 724 N SANBORN; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • CANTON MIDDLE SCH (Students: 208; Location: 800 N MAIN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • C C JACOBSON ELEM (Students: 107; Location: 220 S BARTLETT; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Canton:

  • CANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $121,076; Location: 225 N BROADWAY; 32,327 books; 2,395 audio materials; 786 video materials; 90 serial subscriptions)

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