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Apartments for Rent in Canton, GA - 83 Rentals available

  • Apartment
    30 Laurel Canyon Village Circle, Canton, GA 30114
    $910 - $1,270
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    The Management Group LLC
    Available Today!
    (770) 510-5090
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    550 Riverstone Parkway, Canton, GA 30114
    $875 - $1,215
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (678) 804-8574
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    520 Crestmont Lane, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,664
    • 4 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    658 Royal Crest Ct, Canton, GA 30115
    $1,585
    • 3 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    715 Crimson Morning Vw, Canton, GA 30114
    $2,067
    • 5 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    1125 Chesterwick Trce, Canton, GA 30115
    $1,388
    • 3 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    186 Diamond Ridge Avenue, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,679
    • 4 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    121 Lake Reserve Wy, Canton, GA 30115
    $1,747
    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    227 Springs Xing, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,811
    • 5 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    808 Poplar Ter, Canton, GA 30115
    $1,829
    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    251 Bethany Manor Court, Ball Ground, GA 30107
    $1,372
    • 3 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    1426 Greenwood Court, Canton, GA 30115
    $1,695
    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 684-7368
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    504 Windy Sky Bluff, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,875
    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    (855) 684-7368
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    533 Winder Trail, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,644
    • 4 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    (855) 684-7368
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    304 DOWNING CREEK TRL, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,655
    • 4 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    (855) 684-7368
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    124 Transart Pkwy, Canton, GA 30114
    $2,455
    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    (855) 684-7368
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    131 Village Drive, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,650
    • 4 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    4045922591
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    402 Erica Court, Canton, GA 30118
    $1,695
    • 3 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    4045922591
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    315 Westminster Drive, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,550
    • 4 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    4045922591
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    165 Ilex Drive, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,350
    • 3 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    4045922591
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    119 Legend Creek Drive, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,525
    • 4 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    4045922591
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    1013 Fieldstone Drive, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,550
    • 3 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    4045922591
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    308 Downing Creek Trail, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,650
    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    4045922591
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    505 Red Oak Lane, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,450
    • 4 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    4045922591
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    534 Matthew Drive, Canton, GA 30114
    $1,675
    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    4045922591

Renter's Guide to Canton

Canton is the county seat of Cherokee County in northwestern Georgia. The city is 18.7 square miles in size, making it over 6 times smaller than Atlanta, which is the capital of Georgia and the state’s most populous city.

In 2014, Canton took first place in Movoto’s list of “10 Best Places in Georgia.” It has also been ranked on top 10 lists of best cities for young families in Georgia, safest cities in Georgia, and top cities for Georgia retirees.

Canton is just over 40 miles north of Atlanta, or about a 45-minute drive. Canton is a half-hour drive from Alpharetta, GA; a 20-minute drive from Woodstock, GA; and a 1-hour drive from Dalton, GA. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, known as the world’s busiest airport, is about a 50-minute drive south of Canton.

Weather in Canton, GA, is typical of the humid subtropical climate zone, and the average annual temperature in Canton is 60 degrees. Canton experiences four distinct seasons: summer from roughly May through August, autumn from September through November, winter from December through February, and spring from March through April. July is the hottest month, with an average high temperature of 87°F, and January the coldest, averaging a low of 25.5°F. Summers in Canton are humid and hot, and the region receives very little snow, averaging just over 2 inches each year. Like most of the southeastern U.S., Canton does receive a good deal of rain, with an average of 50 inches of annual rainfall distributed evenly across seasons.

Canton, GA Demographics

  • Total Population87,831
  • Female 43,631
    Male 44,200
  • Median Age35.25

Cost of Living in Canton, GA

Public transportation in Canton is operated by the Cherokee Area Transportation System, also known as CATS. A fixed route bus service runs on weekdays between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm and one-way fare is $1.25, or 60¢ for seniors or passengers with disabilities. CATS also offers financial incentives for commuters to “vanpool” through a ridesharing partnership with Enterprise. Overall, most Canton residents have—and rely on—a car, as public transit options are limited.

The average commute time for Canton is 28 minutes, which is slightly higher the national average of 25.4 minutes.

A meal for 2 people in a mid-range Canton restaurant may cost anywhere between $40 and $60, and a regular cappuccino goes for about $3.50.

For a 915-square-foot apartment, Canton, GA residents pay on average $98 for utilities (such as electricity, heating, water, or garbage removal), which is lower than the national average of $147 in monthly utility expenses.

Average Rent in Canton, GA

  • Canton, GA Average Rental Price, May, 2017$1,003/mo
  • Studio$475
  • 1 Bedroom$846
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,042

Canton, GA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7009%
  • $701-$1,00045%
  • $1,001-$1,50038%
  • $1,501-$2,0003%
  • > $2,0004%

Canton, GA Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
May, 2017 $1,003 $475 $846 $1,042
Sept / 2016 $1,016 $480 $773 $1,040
May / 2016 $1,000 $479 $798 $1,051
Jan / 2016 $947 $459 $776 $991
Sept / 2015 $956 $459 $793 $969
May / 2015 $926 $459 $765 $1,021
Jan / 2015 $915 $459 $761 $926
Sept / 2014 $851 $459 $675 $891
May / 2014 $792 $459 $673 $836
Jan / 2014 $760 $459 $644 $847
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Living in Canton, GA

Canton is a classic southern city with a charming downtown area. To mention some pros of living in Canton, residents benefit from low crime and unemployment rates. On the flip side, Canton’s public transportation options are limited, making a car a necessity for many commuters. And while Canton is highly popular among families, this otherwise great fact may very well be bad news from singles’ viewpoint, as they will find themselves in the minority here.

Ethnic diversity is also definitely not one of Canton’s fortes. Over three quarters of Canton’s residents are white, with the Hispanic community dominating the remaining fourth—shared with a less significant black population, and a really tiny Asian community.

Things to do in Canton

Canton is a great area for lovers of the outdoors, who will find fun things to do in Canton on just about every corner. Among the top attractions in Canton are a number of parks, trails, and nature preserves, including the Blankets Creek Trail System, Etowah River Park, the Hickory Log Creek Reservoir, and Hickory Trails Park. Canton’s consistently comfortable weather makes outdoor activities possible year-round, and residents take full advantage of trails for running, cycling, and hiking in the area’s park systems.

Families with kids in Canton will enjoy a visit to Tanglewood Farm Miniatures, a petting zoo boasting a wide variety of miniature animals sure to delight visitors of all ages. Georgia Frontiers, a company offering guided horseback riding tour through the woods, is another top Canton outing for couples and families looking to take in Canton’s beautiful surroundings.

Among the most popular restaurants in Canton are Goin’ Coastal—a sustainable seafood restaurant—Riverstone Corner Bistro, Provino’s Italian restaurant and Chon Ngern Thai Restaurant.

Employment and Economy

Canton boasts a very low unemployment rate of just 5.30%, which is a full percentage point below the national average. Future job growth is 38.2%, which is also better than the national average. The average household income in Canton is about $48,000.

The most common employment sectors for Canton residents include sales; administrative support; management and business; construction; and manufacturing and infrastructure. The largest employers in Cherokee County are: Pilgrim’s Pride, a poultry processing company that employs 800; Chart Industries, a stainless steel cylinder production company employing 550, and Inalfa Roof Systems, an automotive roofing producer that employs 270.

Canton, GA Households

  • Total Number of Households29,830
  • Family 22,930
    Non-family 6,900
  • Children 12,767
    No Children 17,064
  • Average People Per Household2.92
  • Median Household Income$66,732
  • Median Household Disposable Income$49,137

Education in Canton

As for education in Canton, GA, the Cherokee County Government and Georgia State Government oversee the local public school system, which serves about 30,000 students in 23 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, and 6 high schools. Canton spends an average of $10,189 per student, which is slightly above the average for Georgia but below the national average.

No institutions of higher education are located in Canton proper. The closest local college is Reinhardt University in Waleska, Georgia, which is about 6 miles outside Canton, and Kennesaw State University is about 15 miles from the center of Canton.

Canton, GA Education Statistics

  • No High School6%
  • Some High School13%
  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree10%
  • Bachelor Degree31%
  • Graduate Degree12%

Tips for Renting in Canton

When considering renting in Canton, GA, it is important to be vigilant about the terms of a rental agreement and the state ordinances for renters. The Georgia Landlord and Tenant Handbook is a great resource for renters in Canton. Renters should be aware that there is no maximum security deposit amount stipulated by Georgia law, and that their landlord is required to place their security deposit in an escrow account and inform the renter of its location in writing. Within three business days after a tenant moves out of a rental property, the landlord must inspect the premises and compile a thorough list of any damages to be charged against the security deposit. The renter then has the right to inspect the property within 5 business days of move-out to confirm that the list of damages is accurate. If a Canton landlord does not place the security deposit in an escrow account or does not provide inspection lists upon occupancy and move-out, the landlord legally forfeits their right to withhold the deposit.

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