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Canal Fulton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Canal Fulton had a population of 5,598 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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

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Canal Fulton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,598
Population in Households 5,438
Population in Familes 4,584
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density2 1,718
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $57,678
Average Household Income $70,320
Per Capita Income $28,458


Total Housing Units 2,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,537 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 712 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $144,207
Average Home Value $156,031


Total Households 2,250
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,573
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 0.26% 0.19%
Households 0.35% 0.26%
Families 0.68% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

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, 2018 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 # 270 78th
Population Density # 368 70th
Diversity Index # 710 42nd
Median Household Income # 419 66th
Per Capita Income # 397 67th

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