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Town of Canton

An early town father believed that Canton, Massachusetts was on the exact opposite side of the globe from Canton, China, and hence the community got its name. This theory was later proven untrue but the name stuck.


Canton is an upscale suburb of Boston that is home to the headquarters of Dunkin’ Donuts, Reebok, and the state chapter of the Salvation Army. The community is set at the base of Great Blue Hill, which brings skiers and hikers to the area for seasonal sports.


Canton has a high-performing public school system with three elementary schools, a middle school for grades 6-8, and its award-winning high school. The town is also home to Blue Hills Regional Technical School and a satellite campus of Massasoit Community College.


Ballfields, playgrounds and lots of green open spaces abound in this suburban hometown with housing options ranging from first-time buyer condos to elegant estate homes and new construction. The median price of a single family home is in the mid-$400,000s.


Located just 15 miles southwest of Boston, Canton offers direct access to Rtes. 95, 93 and 128, and houses a stop of the MBTA commuter rail.


Canton Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 5 homes for sale in Canton, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
40% Condo, 20% Single Family and 40% Other.

40% Condo
20% Single Family
40% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 5
Average Home Size 1,609 ft² / 149 m²
Price Range ($249,900 - $1,900,000)

Weather in Canton

The average high temperatures in Canton range from 36 in January to 82 in July

Average home income in Canton

The average household income of a Canton resident is $119,083 with an average home value of $461,532

Population of Canton

Canton has 21,852 residents.

Home ownership in Canton

The average level of home ownership in Canton is 73%.

Education breakdown of Canton

Education levels of residents of Canton include: highschool 22%, associate 9%, bachelor 30%, graduate 21%.

Households in Canton

Canton has 8,473 homes, built on average 45 years ago.

Information from in and around Canton...

You are Viewing 1 to 5 of 5 homes for sale in Canton. These homes are comprised of Condo, Single Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 763,360. Prices are displayed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Canton please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 5 homes for sale in Canton, MA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Canton area. Member brokerages representing the 5 homes include Jack Conway & Company and William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance - CT.