Cost of Living
Cost of living can be the major influence in deciding which destination meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Canton is around 22.2% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Canton is $1,227 and the median price for a house for Canton is $184,884.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 46.0% are male and 54.0% are female. The median age of Canton is 33 years old. Racially, the population of Canton is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 11.4% black, 30.8% Hispanic, 10.8% other or not specified, 72.6% white, 2.8% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, and 2.0% Asian. The current population of Canton consists of 27,936 people. Canton has a population density of 596 people per square mile. In terms of education, 27.5% have a college degree, 23.6% have a high-school diploma, and 6.8% have a graduate degree. In Canton, 68.4% participate in the labor force, 21.0% live in poverty, 22.9% do not have health insurance, and 4.5% are widows. In Canton, 5.2% of the population are veterans of the United States military.
An overview of Georgia
There are 151 general hospitals and 251 health centers that provide care for 10,626,983 Georgia residents. Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Georgia citizen is ranked 17th nation-wide. Additionally, Georgia is ranked 39th by standards of healthcare. The state of Georgia has a cost of living index of 91.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.9 and a housing index rating of 73.8. The natural beauty of Georgia is ranked 20th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 42% of Georgia’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 12,292 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 46% of Georgia residents voted Democrat and 51% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
Georgia experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. On average, Georgia has an air quality index rating of around 37.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of March with a rating of around 43.9 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 70F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. While residents of Georgia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Georgia can include hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Georgia
The state of Georgia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of mountain laurel, sweetgum, white hickories, and red cedar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern diamondback, the cottonmouth snakes, the mockingbird, or the copperhead snakes. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.