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  • Waterfall Hills At Canton
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    Waterfall Hills At Canton

    55 Waterfall Drive, Canton, MA 02021

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    7 Units Available
    (781) 208-9857
  • Justin Manor
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    $2,100

    2.5/5 stars based on 8 reviews
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    Justin Manor

    189 Britton Ave, Stoughton, MA 02072

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    2 Units Available
    (781) 341-7849
  • Gables University Station
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    $2,900+

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    Gables University Station

    85 University Ave, Westwood, MA 02090

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10 Units Available
    (844) 750-5156
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  • The Commons at Windsor Gardens
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    $1,784+

    3/5 stars based on 2 reviews
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    The Commons at Windsor Gardens

    624 Walpole St, Norwood, MA 02062

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (781) 484-1397
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  • Francis Crossing Apartment Homes
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    $2,025+

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    Francis Crossing Apartment Homes

    6 Francis Dr, Randolph, MA 02368

    1–4 Beds • 1 Bath

    (781) 267-7170
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  • Ridge at Blue Hills
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    Ridge at Blue Hills

    800 West St, Braintree, MA 02184

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    4 Units Available
    (781) 584-7110
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  • Corcoran Corporate Suite
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    Corcoran Corporate Suite

    100 Grandview Road, Braintree, MA 02184

    Studio–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    (781) 210-8629
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    Furnished Studio - Boston - Braintree

    20 Rockdale St., Braintree, MA 02184

    Studio • 1 Bath

    (781) 312-7414
  • Chestnut Place
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    $2,000

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    Chestnut Place

    135 Chestnut St, Foxboro, MA 02035

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    2 Units Available
    (508) 743-2041
  • Quarry Hills
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    Quarry Hills

    333 Ricciuti Dr, Quincy, MA 02169

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    6 Units Available
    (617) 344-3392
  • The Claremont
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    $1,895+

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    The Claremont

    500 N Quincy St, Abington, MA 02351

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    6 Units Available
    (781) 523-5033
  • Edgewater at Queset Commons
    • Building - Edgewater at Queset Commons - South Easton, MA
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    $1,350+

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    Edgewater at Queset Commons

    11 Roosevelt Cir, South Easton, MA 02375

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (508) 205-0725

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1 Bed - $2,025+3%
2 Beds - $2,885+24%
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Overview of Canton

Home to 22,382 people, Canton, Mass., is located about 15 miles south of Boston. Known for its high real estate values and correspondingly high quality of life, Canton is an established and family-friendly area that offers easy access to downtown Boston. Canton is located in Norfolk County, and enjoys all the amenities of a peaceful suburban town. As a mature and established township, Canton is developed to capacity and includes numerous subdivisions with mature trees and well-maintained lots.

Canton was established in 1650 and was originally known by its Native American name, Ponkapoag. At the time, it was part of Stoughton, Mass. Eventually renamed Canton, the town first flourished as an industrial center. Paul Revere himself constructed a gunpowder factory, copper rolling mill and brass works center in Canton. The Canton viaduct was constructed in 1835 as part of the infrastructure built to connect Boston with Providence, Rhode Island, by rail. Those searching for Canton apartments for rent will appreciate the city's history, small-town vibe and easy access to Boston's many attractions.

Living in Canton, MA

Canton's combination of historic nostalgia and forward-moving progression can be summed up by its social media accounts, which artistically illustrate and depict its many old streets, buildings and architecture. The Canton Historical Commission is dedicated to preserving and promoting the city's many historic achievements and attractions, hoping to encourage future generations to embrace Canton's past.

The median age in Canton is 39.8 years, making it both an established area and an attractive location for young families. The Village Shoppes of Canton offers an easily accessible shopping center, but residents wanting further shopping diversity can board the train at Canton Junction and take a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) train to Boston within minutes. These amenities, combined with a strong sense of community and small-town perseverance, make Canton an attractive and desirable place to call home.

Canton Work and Study

Canton is home to both the Bay State School of Technology and Blue Hills Regional Technical School, which enroll about 300 students combined. Within a 15-mile radius of Canton, residents will find Curry College, Stonehill College, Massasoit Community College, Babson College, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services.

Though it serves primarily as a residential community, numerous large employers are located in Canton. Some of the top employers in the area include Reebok International, Computershare Investor, Stoneridge Pollak, Boston Mutual Life Insurance, Casual Male Retail Group, Copley Controls Group, Dunkin' Brands and Dunkin' Donuts, Marketing Solutions and Massachusetts Hospital School.

Rentals in Canton, MA and Cost of Living

According to City-Data, the cost of living index in Canton is 35.7 percent higher than the U.S. average. This is typical of East Coast locations, especially those with such close proximity to major cities like New York and Boston. To cut down on costs, those searching for Canton rentals may opt to live close to Canton's downtown area, as it is considered walkable by Walkscore.com. Commuters can also make use of MBTA service to Boston. The median rent in the area is $1,640 per month.

Canton Attractions and Special Events

Canton's Mass Audubon Visual Arts Center aims to connect people to nature through artwork in the style of John James Audubon, noted nature and wildlife painter. The museum attracts numerous locals and visitors throughout the year, all while solidifying Canton's position as a culturally rich and historic locale. The museum is located on a 124-acre wildlife sanctuary.

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