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Canal Fulton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Canal Fulton had a population of 5,596 as of July 1, 2016.

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.

The City of Canal Fulton is located within Township of Lawrence, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stark County.

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, 2016.

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

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Canal Fulton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,596
Population in Households 5,435
Population in Familes 4,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density1 1,718
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 2,257
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,583
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,551 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 706 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $139,616
Average Home Value $151,015


Median Household Income $54,541
Average Household Income $65,242
Per Capita Income $26,548
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.37%
Households 0.51% 0.46%
Families 1.0% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 269 78th
Population Density1 # 373 69th
Diversity Index2 # 691 43rd
Median Household Income # 398 67th
Per Capita Income # 368 70th

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