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Population (year 2000): 15,288. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,938 (-2.3% change)
Males: 8,203 (53.7%), Females: 7,085 (46.3%)

Fulton County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $31,011 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,500 (year 2000)

Canton, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Canton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Black (8.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (17.3%), United States (11.3%), English (10.5%), Irish (7.7%), Dutch (3.0%), Italian (2.0%).Illinois

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

Canton,

For population 25 years and over in Canton

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton city

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,234 (+8.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Peoria, (31.3 miles pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (134.2 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (184.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (4.6 miles Dunfermline, Norris, IL (4.7 miles) , David, IL (4.7 miles St. IL (7.6 miles Bryant, Banner, IL (9.0 miles) , IL (10.0 miles Farmington, IL (10.7 miles Fairview, Liverpool, IL (11.8 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 17 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $102,700

Latitude: 40.56 N, Longitude: 90.03 W

Area code: 309

Canton, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.0%), Retail trade (14.5%), Manufacturing (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -548 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,747 (50.4%)

Crime in Canton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 11 9 6 9 19
    per 100,000 45.8 72.0 58.9 39.2 58.9 124.3
Robberies 5 2 2 0 2 2
    per 100,000 32.7 13.1 13.1 0.0 13.1 13.1
Assaults 37 21 19 23 19 31
    per 100,000 242.0 137.4 124.3 150.4 124.3 202.8
Burglaries 66 65 87 73 87 53
    per 100,000 431.7 425.2 569.1 477.5 569.1 346.7
Thefts 354 474 477 404 477 301
    per 100,000 2315.5 3100.5 3120.1 2642.6 3120.1 1968.9
Auto thefts 9 24 16 25 16 18
    per 100,000 58.9 157.0 104.7 163.5 104.7 117.7
204.1 226.5 225.3 198.0 225.3 206.6

Average climate in Canton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canton,

Canton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Canton city center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/29/1976, a category 4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Boomer Grigsby - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Nov 15, 1981), Steven Nagel - (born 1946), astronaut, Charles Duryea - (1861-1938), automobile pioneer.


Hospital/medical center in Canton:
  • GRAHAM HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (210 WEST WALNUT STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Canton:
  • MASON DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; HAVANA, IL)
  • PEKIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; PEKIN, IL)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS (about 32 miles; PEORIA, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Canton:
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 26 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: PIA)
  • CAPITAL (about 56 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; ID: SPI)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 69 miles; MOLINE, IL; ID: MLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Canton:
  • INGERSOLL (about 3 miles; CANTON, IL; ID: CTK)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 15 miles; YATES CITY, IL; ID: 2C6)
  • MANITO MITCHELL (about 20 miles; MANITO, IL; ID: C45)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 4 $9,589 $28,767 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $2,126 $25,512 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 18 $39,493 $26,328 0 $0
Local Libraries 7 $17,415 $29,854 12 $4,168
Water Supply 10 $30,914 $37,096 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $15,426 $37,022 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $6,821 $27,284 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 24 $83,385 $41,692 0 $0
Police - Other 0 $0   7 $1,594
Firefighters 16 $56,647 $42,485 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $26,849 $40,273 0 $0
Health 1 $2,888 $34,656 0 $0
Totals for Government 97 $291,552 $36,068 19 $5,762
Colleges/Universities in Canton:
  • SPOON RIVER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,212; Location: 23235 N CO 22; Public; Website: SpoonRiverCollege.net)
  • GRAHAM HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 27; Location: 210 W WALNUT ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rsa.lib.il.us/~ghsn/home.htm)
  • LAMONTS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 60 & 64 E ELM ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 5,262)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; MACOMB, IL; FT enrollment: 11,096)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 63 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 72 miles; MOLINE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,891)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; NORMAL, IL; FT enrollment: 18,785)
Public high schools in Canton:
  • CANTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 820; Location: 1001 N MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ILLINOIS RIVER CORRECTIONAL CTR (Students: 504; Location: PO BOX 999; Grades: 12 - 12)
  • SPOON RIVER ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 23235 N COUNTY 22; Grades: 11 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Canton:
  • INGERSOLL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 844; Location: 1605 E ASH ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WESTVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 700 W OLD VINE ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • EASTVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 1490 E MYRTLE ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 20 LINCOLN RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • FULTON REGIONAL SAFE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 749 E LOCUST STREET; Grades: 07 - 11)
  • FACS/SRC/LAMONTS (Location: 23235 N COUNTY 22; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Canton:
  • CANTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 2075 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FULTON CNTY PVT REHAB CENTER (Students: 26; Location: 1675 E ASH; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Canton:
  • PARLIN INGERSOLL LIB. (Operating income: $605,824; Location: 205 W. CHESTNUT STREET; 67,480 books; 3,820 audio materials; 3,108 video materials; 173 serial subscriptions)
 

Canton compared to Illinois state average:
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:
  • WBYS (1560 AM; daytime; 0 kW; CANTON, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:
  • WBYS-FM (107.9 FM; CANTON, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Canton:
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)

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