Town of Canton

Canton Town SealCanton is a 19.58 square-mile community located 18 miles southwest of Boston. The town is conveniently situated near Routes 128, I-95, and 24 and is served by the MBTA’s commuter rail. The town’s prime commercial area is easily accessible to major highways and does not conflict with the community’s residential charm.

Canton is home to Massasoit Community College and offers various recreational activities at Blue Hills Reservation and Ski Area.


Blue Hills

2020 Statistics

Town Clerk: (781) 821-5013


Tax Rates:
Residential 12.40
Commercial 25.77

Median Housing Price: $548,432

Median Family Income: $96,583

Population: 22,829

Public Schools:
Superintendent – (781) 821-5060 x1134
Total Enrollment – 3,272
Per Pupil Expenditure – $15,908

SAT Scores:
Reading – 572
Math – 578

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 86%