Canton Homes for Sale

Canton, Michigan, is a city in Wayne County. Its population of over 90,000 residents makes it the 11th-largest community in the state. Residents love living in this city because it’s very safe, and it’s only eight miles from Ann Arbor and Detroit. Canton isn’t just a safe city; it’s also a highly educated one because approximately 48 percent of adults hold a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Canton is a medium-sized city; therefore it’s somewhat large, but not so large that you feel overwhelmed. As a matter of fact, its population makes it fairly easy to meet new people, and you can do that at the Canton Farmers Market. The farmers market is open every Sunday morning and runs from May through October. It offers baked goods, produce, honey, cheese, bread among other products. It also has kids’ activities, live music, lunch and more. Wear skates or rollerblades at Skatin Station. If you’re new to skating, Skatin Station provides skating lessons and even lessons in speed skating. Every year, it hosts the Great Lakes Regionals, an event with professional skating competitions. The Canton Historical Society and Museum was once a one-room schoolhouse that was constructed during the 1880s. It was the most popular schoolhouse in the county until it stopped operating as a school in 1962. Two decades later, it was transformed into a museum. Artifacts you can see there include desks, historical documents, a dunce cap and other things. Engage in outdoor fun at Griffin Park. It has sport courts and fields, a pedestrian path, a playground, a creek, a pond and a woodland area. Canton is home to several public elementary, middle and high schools. It’s also home to five private schools and four charter schools.

About 70 percent of Canton homes were built during the mid/late 20th century. These Canton real estate properties include single family residences, townhouses, mobile homes and apartments. Many homes here have between three to four bedrooms. Think about buying your first or next home here. It’s low-crime, has a strong economy and best of all, it’s a short distance from two major cities.

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