Canton is located in north New York. Canton is part of Saint Lawrence County. Canton has 3.58 square miles of land area and 0.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Canton population is 6,600, which has grown 12.21% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.26% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Canton median household income is $45,987 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.05% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 35.25% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Canton median house value is $154,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 107.53% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 90.79% and is much higher than 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 better than the state average in quality. The Canton area code is 315.