Canton Jobs

  • Dental Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - East Flat Rock, NC

    If you're looking for a job that you can really sink your teeth into, then join the Army National Guard as a Dental Specialist. Dental care is one of the health services provided...

    from Army National Guard - 7 hours ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Canton, NC

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 11 days ago
  • Flatbed Truck Driver – Class A CDL

    Swift Transportation - Canton, NC

    Experienced Flatbed Drivers Wanted! INCREASED MILEAGE PAY: Our Flatbed Truck Drivers are now earning more per mile! At Swift Transportation, we know that consistency is crucial...

    from Swift Transportation - 23 days ago
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Canton, North Carolina

Canton is a town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. It is located about 13 miles west of Asheville, North Carolina. Canton is notable for having one of the steepest streets in the United States: Mears Avenue has a maximum gradient of 28%. Also, Canton's high school the Pisgah black bears won the 2005 2AA basketball state championship.

Canton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Canton are Sales and office occupations, 25%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Canton, North Carolina work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Canton Industries

The leading industries in Canton, North Carolina are Manufacturing, 22%; Educational, health and social services, 17%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Canton job listings indicate that the following industries in Canton are hiring the most workers:

Canton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Canton, North Carolina is $25,468, and the median income of households in Canton was $28,775.

Average Salaries in Canton, NC

Canton, NC


According to our Canton Trends data, the number of Canton, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 49% since August 2013.
Canton job trends

Canton Employment Statistics

Population of Canton
Total population 4,029
Male 46.21%
Female 53.79%
Median age 43.3
Canton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.5%
Median cost of a home $75,300
Median mortgage payment $468
Renter-occupied homes 29.5%
Vacant housing 9.2%
Median monthly rent $375
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,792
Median for all female full-time $22,143
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 12%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 15%
Currently married 56%
Separated 4%
Widowed 14%
Divorced 10%
White 97%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 0%
Other 2%
Canton Commute
Carpool 11.4%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 21 minutes

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