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Canal Fulton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Canal Fulton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Stark County at latitude 40.8885 and longitude -81.5893. Stark County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Canal Fulton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Canal Fulton, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Canal Fulton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Canal Fulton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,528
Population in Households 5,364
Population in Familes 4,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 1,697
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,231
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,565
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,561 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 669 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $147,986
Average Home Value $156,226


Median Household Income $53,477
Average Household Income $66,174
Per Capita Income $26,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.21%
Households 0.48% 0.32%
Families 1.19% 0.1%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 380 69th
Diversity Index2 # 714 40th
Median Household Income # 410 66th
Per Capita Income # 335 72nd

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