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Canon, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Canon had a population of 795 as of July 1, 2018. Canon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Canon is located at latitude 34.3462 and longitude -83.1099 in Hart County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canon encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hart County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Canon are located in Hart County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Franklin County.

The City of Canon (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Canon is located within Royston Division of Hart County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Canon: West Bowersville.

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Canon, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 795
Population in Households 795
Population in Familes 660
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 255
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $34,665
Average Household Income $47,377
Per Capita Income $18,550


Total Housing Units 378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $123,958
Average Home Value $177,899


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.14% 0.13%
Households -0.19% 0.06%
Families 0.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Canon, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canon to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 386 38th
Population Density # 469 25th
Diversity Index # 510 19th
Median Household Income # 466 26th
Per Capita Income # 473 25th

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