Canton Information

Canton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Canton, IL

General Canton Information

State: Illinois

County: Fulton County

Close cities: St. David, IL, Glasford, IL, Trivoli, IL, Blandinsville, IL, Banner, IL, Fiatt, IL, Norris, IL, Bryant, IL, Farmington, IL, Dunfermline, IL, Fairview, IL

Canton Population (census data)
Total 14,581 (-4.2% since 2000)
Male 7,823 (53.7%)
Female 6,758 (46.3%)

Population Density: 1,858 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.6 (US Avg is 100)

Canton Elevation: 660 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1892

Land Area: 7.85 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,432

Zip Codes: 61520.

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Canton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Black (8.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.3%)
  • United States (11.3%)
  • English (10.5%)
  • Irish (7.7%)
  • Dutch (3.0%)
  • Italian (2.0%)

Local Canton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Western Illinois University

Canton School Information

High Schools
Canton High School (1001 N Main Street, Canton, IL, 61520 - Canton Union School District 66 District)
Middle Schools
Ingersoll Middle School (1605 E Ash Street, Canton, IL, 61520 - Canton Union School District 66 District)
Elementary Schools
Eastview Elementary School (1490 E Myrtle Street, Canton, IL, 61520 - Canton Union School District 66 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (20 Lincoln Road, Canton, IL, 61520 - Canton Union School District 66 District)
Westview Elementary School (700 W Old Vine Street, Canton, IL, 61520 - Canton Union School District 66 District)
Other/Private Schools
Fulton Regional Safe School (749 E Locust Street, Canton, IL, 61520 - Fulton/Schuyler ROE District)
Illinois River Correctional Center (P. O. Box 999, Canton, IL, 61520 - Corrections School District 428 Department Of District)
Spoon River Academy (23235 N County 22, Canton, IL, 61520 - Fulton/Schuyler ROE District)

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