About 41 miles north of Downtown Atlanta, on the Etowah river sits the Canton town, a Northern Georgia suburb established in 1832. Once inhabited by gold miners, today, about 29,306 people call this city home (a 2018 estimate). You will find here a community that cherishes traditional values and is very family-oriented
The median house price is between $160,000 and $170,000.
The average rent is $1,184, well below the national average.
Named the best place to live in Georgia by Movoto[dot]com in 2014.
Median household income is about $55,000 per year.
What other real estate agents in Canton, GA say about this town? Well, it is a very diverse city, not overpopulated, pretty laid back. The city is growing at a fast pace, but it’s not crowded. You can find here many vacant lots for sale as well, so if you would like to build differently and cheaper, by using green building materials
, this is the place to be! The price per acre varies between $40,000 and $80,000, depending on location. More and more neighborhoods are under construction so real estate agents in Canton warn you that the city might feel like a never-ending construction site. Other than that, the city has a great variety of real estate - from condos to ranches.
When it comes to relaxation, there are several golf courts around the city. According to Akron-Canton Hotlist, the 2018 winner is Boulder Creek Golf Club, followed by The Quarry Golf Club and Mud Run Golf Course. For more relaxation, visit the Canton Wellness Center or get your feet wet at Cherokee County Aquatic Center which is only a 20-minute drive away. Or, you may also install an in-ground swimming pool
to cool down during the hot summer days.
Regarding schools, about 42,000 students learn in the schools of Cherokee County school district, which are among the best in Georgia. With 2,449 students, Etowah High School ranks number 43 in Georgia. Other options are Creekview Highschool, Sequoyah Highschool, and Cherokee High School, while Joseph Knox Elementary School has the highest rating on Google.
Most jobs that can be found in Canton are in retail, but residents don’t mind commuting to nearby cities for work. However, besides the local county government and school district, other top employers in the Cherokee County are BizChair, Chart, Inc., Home Depot, Pilgrim’s, Piolax Corporation, Universal Alloy Corporation. However, real estate agents in Canton assure any newcomers that employment opportunities are not scarce in The Canton-Cherokee Business and Industrial Park.
Worried about healthcare in Canton? Don’t be! With 1,700 employees, Northside Hospital-Cherokee has been providing healthcare services for the town since 1997. It boasts itself a Cancer Institute and a dedicated Woman’s Center.