Canton, IL 61520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canton, IL 61520

Acceptable Alternative
Banner, IL 61520

Not Acceptable, USPS
Breeds, IL 61520
Brereton, IL 61520
Monterey, IL 61520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 541
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,459
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 353
  • County: Fulton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.517, Longitude -89.908
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Canton, IL 61520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,246
Daytime Population: Workers 6,048
Daytime Population: Residents 8,734
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,782
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 14,820
Population in Familes 11,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,426
Population Density2 105
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $44,219
Average Household Income $57,988
Per Capita Income $22,890


Total Housing Units 7,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,310 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,064 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 988 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $94,490
Average Home Value $120,818


Total Households 6,374
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 4,048
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.5% -0.77%
Households -0.65% -0.92%
Families -0.81% -1.02%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Canton, IL 61520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61520 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 267 81st
Population Density # 587 57th
Diversity Index # 383 72nd
Median Household Income # 1097 20th
Per Capita Income # 1142 17th

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