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, 2016)


Total Population 17,711
Population in Households 15,337
Population in Familes 11,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,374
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 6,592
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 4,196
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,480 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,112 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 755 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $93,490
Average Home Value $120,552


Median Household Income $43,063
Average Household Income $56,347
Per Capita Income $22,361
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.35%
Households -0.27% -0.43%
Families -0.44% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Canton, IL 61520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61520 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 261 81st
Population Density1 # 590 57th
Diversity Index2 # 390 72nd
Median Household Income # 1085 21st
Per Capita Income # 1109 20th

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