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

2019 Statistics

Town Clerk: (781) 821-5013


Tax Rates:
Residential 12.42
Commercial 25.86

Median Housing Price: $540,000

Median Family Income: $96,583

Population: 21,417

Public Schools:
Superintendent – (781) 821-5060
Total Enrollment – 3,310
Per Pupil Expenditure – $16,080

SAT Scores:
Reading – 576
Math – 584

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 82%