Real Estate Market Update for Canton, GA
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Welcome to March's Market Update,. Let's take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of March. The number of active listings was stable compared to one year earlier, and up 5% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 280-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 33%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 230-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 19% year-over-year, and increased 65% month-over-month. Despite a slight annual decrease, this upward monthly sales trend indicates positive momentum. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Canton, GA
Area Information for Canton, GA
  • Population: 24,021
  • Median Age: 31.8 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 21.56 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 1,292/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 126.31%
  • Closest Airport: Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International
  • Closest College: Reinhardt University
  • Median Household Income: $45,513
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 21.48%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.07 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $127,753
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Falcons
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 4%
* Scale from 1-5** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Canton, GA
Median Age: 31.8 Married: 31% Number of Households: 8,391 Households with Children: 3,293
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Canton, GA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Indian Knoll Elementary School 0.8 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Community Christian School 2.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-3 0 5
      William G. Hasty, Sr Elementary School 2.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 3
      J. Knox Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-6 4-5 5
      Holly Springs Elementary School 2.5 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Cherokee High School 2.6 mi Public 9-12 3-5 3
      Canton Elementary School 2.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2 4
      Sequoyah High School 3.0 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      L.r Tippens Education Center 3.1 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Rusk Middle School 3.3 mi Public 7-8 4-5 4
      Hickory Flat Elementary School 3.5 mi Public K-6 4-5 4
      Freedom Middle School 3.9 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Liberty Elementary School 3.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Ralph Bunche Center 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Crossroads Christian Academy 4.9 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Cherokee Charter Academy 5.0 mi Public - 0 0
      Sixes Elementary School 5.6 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Macedonia Elementary School 6.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Creekland Middle School 7.8 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Creekview High School 7.9 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Teasley Middle School 8.1 mi Public 7-8 3 4
      Clayton Elementary School 8.7 mi Public K-6 3-5 4
      Free Home Elementary School 10.6 mi Public K-5 3 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.