Canton is located in northwest Georgia. Canton is part of Cherokee County. Canton has 18.59 square miles of land area and 0.14 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Canton population is 23,841, which has grown 209.26% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Canton median household income is $50,071 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 24.06% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 16.28% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Canton median house value is $156,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.71% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.09% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Canton is much better than the state average in quality. The Canton area codes are 678, 770.