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Canal Fulton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Canal Fulton had a population of 5,548 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Canal Fulton is located at latitude 40.8885 and longitude -81.5893 in Stark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canal Fulton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Stark County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.

The City of Canal Fulton (GNIS ID: 2393726) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Canal Fulton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Canal Fulton: Fulton, Midland, Milan, Miland.

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Canal Fulton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 5,548
Population in Households 5,385
Population in Familes 4,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 1,703
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,243
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,568
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,560 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 682 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $158,105
Average Home Value $167,809


Median Household Income $57,114
Average Household Income $68,790
Per Capita Income $27,660
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.23%
Households 0.49% 0.34%
Families 1.0% 0.13%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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.

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Canal Fulton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canal Fulton to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 268 78th
Population Density1 # 375 69th
Diversity Index2 # 690 43rd
Median Household Income # 355 71st
Per Capita Income # 313 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.